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2 days ago

The San Diego Women's Foundation

"I realized that the only way to overcome human trafficking is to educate people and to organize around the issue" - Buki Domingos

Congratulations Buki Domingos, KPBS's newest Community Hero! SDWF Members will recognize Buki from our June Grants Celebration, where she spoke to the power of finding your voice. Thank you for Buki for sharing your story with us and the broader San Diego Community. #FeatureFriday
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Did you know September is National Literacy Month? We're dedicating this week's #MotivationMonday to all of the nonprofits providing literacy programs to San Diego youth! #NaitonalLiteracyMonth ...

Did you know September is National Literacy Month? Were dedicating this weeks #MotivationMonday to all of the nonprofits providing literacy programs to San Diego youth! #NaitonalLiteracyMonth

1 week ago

The San Diego Women's Foundation

Thank you Children's Legal Services of San Diego, Inc. and Yvonne Palmer for the incredible work you are doing to protect foster youth from exploitation. We are honored to partner with you in this effort! #FeatureFridayWe are excited to welcome our newest team member, Yvonne Palmer, as our Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Case Manager. Yvonne is a former HHSA Social Worker and CSEC Specialist. She has an extensive knowledge and background working with youth in San Diego and has previously trained County employees and other community members regarding CSEC. We’re thrilled to have her onboard and know she will make a meaningful impact on our clients’ lives.

Thank you, to The San Diego Women's Foundation, for funding this important work.
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Thank you Childrens Legal Services of San Diego, Inc. and Yvonne Palmer for the incredible work you are doing to protect foster youth from exploitation. We are honored to partner with you in this effort! #FeatureFriday

Anne Frank believed that everyone has inside them a piece of good news. That good news is that we are all filled with limitless potential for good and for love. #MotivationMonday ...

Anne Frank believed that everyone has inside them a piece of good news. That good news is that we are all filled with limitless potential for good and for love. #MotivationMonday

2 weeks ago

The San Diego Women's Foundation

In 2018 we partnered with Boys to Men Mentoring Network on their mentoring program. Boys to Men is committed to providing communities of caring mentors and male role models who listen, accept, encourage and, support teenage boys. #FeatureFriday ...

Dana Dahlbo joined SDWF in 2000 as one of our founding members. Twenty years later and we're still learning new things about her! Keep reading to see what she shared with us during "5 Questions With Dana":

- Why is SDWF membership meaningful to you?
I really value the opportunity to give back to the community and meet like-minded women!

- What is your greatest fear?
Unchecked climate issues

- What advice would you give to yourself at 20?
Enjoy the ride and participate in as much as possible

- What is the most courageous thing you've ever done?
Becoming a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

- What is your most treasured possession?
My family!

Dana, thank you for sharing, and for all that you have done for our organization and our community!

#5QuestionsWithSDWF
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Dana Dahlbo joined SDWF in 2000 as one of our founding members. Twenty years later and were still learning new things about her! Keep reading to see what she shared with us during 5 Questions With Dana:

- Why is SDWF membership meaningful to you? 
I really value the opportunity to give back to the community and meet like-minded women!

- What is your greatest fear?
Unchecked climate issues

- What advice would you give to yourself at 20?
Enjoy the ride and participate in as much as possible

- What is the most courageous thing youve ever done? 
Becoming a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

- What is your most treasured possession? 
My family!

Dana, thank you for sharing, and for all that you have done for our organization and our community!

#5QuestionsWithSDWF

On Wednesday we kick off our grants cycle supporting basic needs and transition services for refugees, asylees and asylum seekers. We can't wait to look back a year from now and see all of the good work being done by our community partners! #MotivationMonday ...

On Wednesday we kick off our grants cycle supporting basic needs and transition services for refugees, asylees and asylum seekers. We cant wait to look back a year from now and see all of the good work being done by our community partners! #MotivationMonday

3 weeks ago

The San Diego Women's Foundation

Our community is stronger when we work together! 2012 Community Partner Bayside Community Center and 2007 Community Partner Jewish Family Service of San Diego teamed up to provide Linda Vista seniors with nutritious lunches. Thank you both for all of the work you are doing to care for our neighbors! #FeatureFriday ...

Our community is stronger when we work together! 2012 Community Partner Bayside Community Center and 2007 Community Partner Jewish Family Service of San Diego teamed up to provide Linda Vista seniors with nutritious lunches. Thank you both for all of the work you are doing to care for our neighbors! #FeatureFridayImage attachment

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Both incredibly important organizations!

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4 weeks ago

The San Diego Women's Foundation

Join us next Wednesday at our Annual Grants Kickoff where Voice of San Diego reporter Maya Srikrishnan will discuss the journey and needs of refugees, asylees and asylum seekers. Register now at: tinyurl.com/journeyandneedsVOSD’s Maya Srikrishnan dug through years of medical complaints and found many detainees allege serious medical conditions at the Otay Mesa Detention Center are being ignored or treated insufficiently.
www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/news/documents-allege-serious-medical-neglect-inside-otay-mesa-det...
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Join us next Wednesday at our Annual Grants Kickoff where Voice of San Diego reporter Maya Srikrishnan will discuss the journey and needs of refugees, asylees and asylum seekers. Register now at: https://tinyurl.com/journeyandneeds

Happy Monday change-makers! Today we're inspired by trailblazing founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, to put aside excuses and get to work building a better tomorrow. #MotivationMonday ...

Happy Monday change-makers! Today were inspired by trailblazing founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, to put aside excuses and get to work building a better tomorrow. #MotivationMonday
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