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  • #createHERstory on International Women’s Day!

    Posted by Downtown Women's Center · March 08, 2016 10:38 PM

    This Women’s History Month, we need your help to raise $5,000 by March 31 to sponsor 100 enrichment workshops for the women of DWC. To date we’ve raised an incredible $1,075. Will you help us reach $2,000 by the end of the day?

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    International Women's Day

    March is Women’s History Month, and today on International Women’s Day (March 8) we at the Downtown Women’s Center recognize and celebrate the dynamic women who have made our city so great!

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  • How to Improve the Health of Older Homeless Women

    Posted by Downtown Women's Center · March 05, 2015 12:47 AM

    Half of the homeless women living in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row are over the age of 51.

    Study after study also shows that homelessness takes a serious toll on a person’s health. Older homeless adults disproportionately use emergency rooms due to complex health problems and a lack of housing, and they have a life expectancy in the low 60s.

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