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Revictimizing Survivors: Local Case Highlights Barriers to Incident Reporting

Sexual assault is one of the most under-reported crimes in the United States to date. There are many barriers that survivors experience to seeking law … [Continue Reading]

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Born From Flames: WWAV Featured in The New Yorker

For 23 years, Women With a Vision has been standing with the women of New Orleans. We have been let into worlds that few others see, and trusted with … [Continue Reading]

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Join IWO and WWAV for an info session on the 2014 legislative session!

On Thursday, April 17th, WWAV welcomes the Independent Women's Organization who will present a community info session on the 2014 legislative session … [Continue Reading]

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Legislative Watch: WWAV Heads to State Capitol In Support of Good Sam and Naloxone Access Bills

The 2014 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature opened in March, and it's been an active legislative session already for Women With a Vision as … [Continue Reading]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the United States, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Staff to Present at Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South conference!

The staff of Women With a Vision will be leading a panel discussion at the upcoming conference on mass incarceration in the South, to be held at the … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Launches Last Friday of the Month Needle Exchange and Clinic

Women With A Vision is holding a monthly Needle Exchange and Clinic the last Friday of every month during regular needle exchange hours! Come visit us … [Continue Reading]

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Save the Date: Do Your Summer Shopping at Dirty Coast on May 20th to Support WWAV!

On May 20, 2014, the New Orleans-based apparel company Dirty Coast will donate 20% of all in-store and online sales to support the work of Women With … [Continue Reading]

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Want to know more about WWAV? Join our Listserv!

Interested in learning more about WWAV's events, campaigns, and programs? Did you know that you can sign up to receive our e-newsletters, news, … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Joins LGBTQ and Allied Organizations in Statement of Solidarity

Statement of the LGBTQ March and Rally for Safety Through Solidarity As members of the LGBTQ community in New Orleans, we support the safety and … [Continue Reading]

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News Reports Continue to Incorrectly Link Increased Sex Trafficking to Large New Orleans Events

Women With a Vision has a long commitment to fighting for the human rights protection of street-based sex workers and their families, addressing the … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Chosen as Beneficiary of First All-Female Flambeaux Troupe this Mardi Gras Season!

Women With a Vision is honored to be the 2014 beneficiary of the tips received by the first-ever all-female flambeaux troupe known as "The Glambeaux." … [Continue Reading]

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On 2/26, Sign Up for the Affordable Care Act at WWAV!

Women With A Vision and EXCELth Family Health Center present: HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT DAY Come by WWAV's office and sign up for an Affordable Care … [Continue Reading]

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Support WWAV’s Work for Racial and Gender Justice Today! Help Us Win $25,000!

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company has launched their 2nd Annual Community Rewards Program and Women With a Vision is one of the non-profits in the … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Outreach Workers Prepare for Launch of Transgender Women Circles

Wendi Cooper, Women With a Vision's Community Navigator, has been preparing for the launch of WWAV's "Girls With a Pearl" series, doing outreach in … [Continue Reading]

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Rewatch Deon Haywood on MHP’s Super Bowl Special!

On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Women With a Vision's Executive Director Deon Haywood appeared on msnbc's Melissa Harris Perry Show on a panel entitled, … [Continue Reading]

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Deon Haywood Celebrated as a “Do’er” this Black History Month

This Black History Month, Planned Parenthood celebrated 98 leaders, who they called "dream keepers," from the African Diaspora on their … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Supporters Take to the Street With Style and Charm: It’s Not Too Late To Get Your WWAV T-shirt!

WWAV supporters have been rocking their new WWAV t-shirts near and far, from the Deep South to the cold North. We're making a movement, and it's not … [Continue Reading]

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February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about dating violence, promote programs that support youth, and … [Continue Reading]

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Tulane Vagina Monologues Selects WWAV as a 2014 Beneficiary!

Women With a Vision is excited and grateful to be one of the community group beneficiaries for Tulane University's Vagina Monologues this … [Continue Reading]

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After The Fire

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Born From Flames: WWAV Featured in The New Yorker

For 23 years, Women With a Vision has been standing with the women of New Orleans. We have been let into worlds that few others see, and trusted with stories that few others hear. We have also been … [Read More...]

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Save the Date: Do Your Summer Shopping at Dirty Coast on May 20th to Support WWAV!

On May 20, 2014, the New Orleans-based apparel company Dirty Coast will donate 20% of all in-store and online sales to support the work of Women With a Vision. WWAV is honored to be chosen as one of … [Read More...]

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Want to know more about WWAV? Join our Listserv!

Interested in learning more about WWAV's events, campaigns, and programs? Did you know that you can sign up to receive our e-newsletters, news, announcements, alerts, and learn about ways to get … [Read More...]

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Education

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Revictimizing Survivors: Local Case Highlights Barriers to Incident Reporting

Sexual assault is one of the most under-reported crimes in the United States to date. There are many barriers that survivors experience to seeking law enforcement intervention: embarrassment, shame, … [Read More...]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the United States, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men have been raped in their lifetime and nearly 1 in 2 … [Read More...]

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WWAV Launches Last Friday of the Month Needle Exchange and Clinic

Women With A Vision is holding a monthly Needle Exchange and Clinic the last Friday of every month during regular needle exchange hours! Come visit us to address health complaints, abscess treatment, … [Read More...]

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Advocacy

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Join IWO and WWAV for an info session on the 2014 legislative session!

On Thursday, April 17th, WWAV welcomes the Independent Women's Organization who will present a community info session on the 2014 legislative session and issues impacting women in the state of … [Read More...]

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Legislative Watch: WWAV Heads to State Capitol In Support of Good Sam and Naloxone Access Bills

The 2014 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature opened in March, and it's been an active legislative session already for Women With a Vision as staff headed to Baton Rouge this month for … [Read More...]

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WWAV Staff to Present at Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South conference!

The staff of Women With a Vision will be leading a panel discussion at the upcoming conference on mass incarceration in the South, to be held at the University of Mississippi from April 13-15, … [Read More...]

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Empowerment

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WWAV Outreach Workers Prepare for Launch of Transgender Women Circles

Wendi Cooper, Women With a Vision's Community Navigator, has been preparing for the launch of WWAV's "Girls With a Pearl" series, doing outreach in the French Quarter and across the city to inform … [Read More...]

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WWAV to Host Social Mixer and Story Circle for Transgender Women, Part of New Emerge Project!

Announcing: GIRLS WITH A PEARL Girls With a Pearl is a bimonthly social mixer and safe space for transgender women. Join WWAV for conversation, dinner, and story sharing as we mix it up to talk about … [Read More...]

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WWAV’s Holiday Program Highlights Growing Community Needs

This past holiday season WWAV continued our twenty-year tradition of providing holiday gifts and dinners for residents in our community. In the process of meeting with families over the holidays, we … [Read More...]

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