Activists

TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!

There are a number of organizations working to end domestic violence in our communities.  To find out how you can get involved, please click on Advocacy Groups and call one of the numbers listed.  For more information on domestic violence, please click on Online Resources & Articles.

Advocacy Groups

API Institute on Domestic Violence: 415.954.9988; www.apiidv.org The API Institute on Domestic Violence is a national resource center on gender-based violence against Asians, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. We analyze critical issues, provide technical assistance and training, conduct research, and inform public policy.

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence: 800-524-4765; www.cpedv.org
California's state coalition dedicated to advocacy and justice for domestic violence survivors and their families.

Department on Status of Women: 415-252-2570; www.sfgov3.org/index.aspx?page=78 The Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) is a commission of the City and County of San Francisco whose purpose is to ensure women and girls equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities throughout the city.

Family Violence Prevention Fund: 415-252-8900; www.endabuse.org
A national not-for-profit working to end domestic violence through public education, public policy reform, model training, media campaigns and advocacy programs.

San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium: 415-626-8709; www.dvcpartners.org
A network of seventeen domestic violence service agencies that come together with the goal of providing high quality, coordinated and comprehensive services to San Francisco's victims of domestic abuse.

Resources + Articles

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence: 415-954-9988; A national resource center and clearinghouse on gender violence in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities dedicated to strengthening advocacy, promoting community organizing, and influencing systems change.

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
 : 1-800-537-2238; The online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual assault and other violence, in the lives of women and their children.