Mark your calendars: MAY 3RD is GiveNOLA Day!

Women With A Vision appreciates your continued support of our work, and we want to share a fundraising opportunity with you, GiveNOLA Day. Tuesday, May 3rd is GiveNOLA Day, a city-wide, one-day, annual online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all. Every gift helps … [Read more...]

WWAV Welcomes Three New Staff Members this December!

WWAV IS GROWING! Women With A Vision, Inc. is excited to bring on three new staff members this December who will play a vital role in expanding our work and programming in the areas of community outreach, sexual and reproductive health, and legislative policy and advocacy. All three new hires are native New Orleans women with deep connections in the parish, and with long histories of community … [Read more...]

Join WWAV at our Housewarming Party and Fall Open House!

This fall Women With A Vision has gone through many amazing changes. From hiring 3 new staff people to moving to a new temporary office space located at 1226 N. Broad Street, we have much to celebrate and we want to invite you to celebrate with us! Join us on Wednesday, December 9th from 5-8pm at our new office space at our Housewarming Party and Fall Open House! Come help the WWAV staff … [Read more...]

Help Stock WWAV’s Black Feminist Lending Library!

WWAV IS FUNDRAISING TO CREATE A LENDING LIBRARY! Much of Women With A Vision, Inc.'s work is about creating a space for those most impacted by harmful policies to tell their stories and to speak their own truths. WWAV works at the intersections, striving to understand the inner-workings of institutional racism — how white supremacy, classism, hetero-patriarchy, cis-sexism, homophobia, and … [Read more...]

Support WWAV This #GivingTuesday!

This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, WWAV is excited to once again participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving during this holiday season. Since its founding, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real change in communities. This time of the year many of us come together to … [Read more...]

WWAV Has A New Temporary Office Space!

WWAV Has A New Temporary Office Space! Since closing on our new home at 1822 N. Claiborne Avenue on December 31, 2012, we have begun plans for transforming it into our Vision House, with a targeted reopening date of January 1, 2017. Until Vision House is up and running, we are thrilled to be making our temporary office home at: Women With A Vision 1226 N. Broad Street New Orleans, LA … [Read more...]

Get Involved With WWAV this fall! New Job Openings and Call for Volunteers!

Women With A Vision, Inc. is hiring for part-time and full-time staff positions, and we're also looking for a few good volunteers/interns this fall! For more information, check out our Employment Opportunities and Call for Volunteers/Interns.       … [Read more...]

WWAV’s Vision House Chosen for Tulane City Center’s 2015 Design Project

Women With a Vision is excited to be one of Tulane City Center’s new community collaborative design projects for 2015. Through this program, Tulane City Center and Tulane School of Architecture faculty and students provide pro-bono design and planning services to New Orleans based non-profit and community-based organizations each fall. WWAV is Tulane City Center’s IMAGINE project partner, and … [Read more...]

*TODAY* Support WWAV for GiveOUT Day!!

Today is Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24-hour online fundraising campaign that unites the LGBTQ community nationally to raise critically needed funds to support the diverse array of LGBTQ nonprofits including advocacy groups, community centers, arts groups, organizers, clinics, student clubs, sports leagues, and more. This has been another exciting … [Read more...]

Support the work of WWAV this GiveNOLA day (5.5.15)! 

This coming Tuesday May 5th is #GiveNOLA Day! Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give to the nonprofit organizations that make our region a stronger and more thriving community for all. The more votes WWAV gets, the better chance we have to win! Wondering where your money goes? Check out the breakdown … [Read more...]

January 14th! WWAV Pay-It-Forward Happy Hour!

Join Women With A Vision on WEDS Jan 14th as we kick off the New Year with a #PayItForward Happy Hour with EIFFEL SOCIETY! Come grab a drink and support the work of New Orleans' premiere women's health organization. Invites your friends/family/coworkers/neighbors/etc-the more people who come buy drinks, the more WWAV takes home at the end of the night to support the work we do with the city's … [Read more...]

25 Years Ago Our Foremothers Had A Vision of the Future…

December 12, 2014 Dear WWAV family, This has been an incredible year for all of us at Women With A Vision. We have seen tremendous growth in our programming and capacity, and much of that is thanks to your support. Over the course of 2014, our small staff has worked tirelessly, both locally and nationally, to amplify the voices of our communities, ones most often ignored and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Support WWAV This #GivingTuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Charities, families, businesses, community centers, advocates, and students around the world will come together for a common purpose today: to celebrate generosity, to give, and to make a difference in their communities. Please consider giving to Women With A Vision this year! Together we can turn our visions into action. Here are a … [Read more...]

Buy Your Tickets to the Party of the Year!

WWAV turned 25 this year! Tickets are now on sale for our birthday bash and fundraiser taking place December 14th! Join us for an evening commemorating a quarter century of service and advocacy for the health and well-being of women and their families across New Orleans. Featuring an array of performances from female musicians across the city! Plus dinner, speakers, and a special tribute to WWAV’s … [Read more...]

Making a Donation? Check out WWAV’s Program Wish List!

Supporting WWAV is easy! We are always on the lookout for donations that would support our program work and assist our clients! Below is a list of items if you're looking to make a donation! FOR WOMEN/CLIENTS (HYGIENE): - Soap, toothbrushes, toiletries etc. - Sanitary Products (napkins and tampons) - Bath towels - Travel size or full size toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, shower … [Read more...]

Shopping Amazon this Holiday Season? Support WWAV!

Planning on shopping at Amazon.com for the holidays? Why not check out Amazon Smile? It’s an easy way to support WWAV without spending any extra money! Women With A Vision, Inc. is registered as a recipient for donations from Amazon Smile. Simply log onto smile.amazon.com and select Women With A Vision, Inc. as your preferred charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible … [Read more...]

Celebrate 25 Years with Women With a Vision this Dec. 14th!

SAVE THE DATE for an evening honoring the vision and dreams of our foremothers. Women With a Vision CELEBRATING 25 YEARS Sunday, December 14, 2014 Mulate’s Party Hall 201 Julia Street New Orleans, LA 6:00PM til 9:00PM $25 In 1989, a grassroots collective of African American women came together in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the African American community forming what would … [Read more...]

Two Years After the Arson Attack, WWAV Works to Build the Vision

This weekend marked the 2-year anniversary of the arson attack on our offices, and here at Women With a Vision we have found ourselves looking back to look forward, celebrating our victories, and remembering our struggles. This past year at WWAV has been one of immense growth and healing, staff and supporters and allies joining together to find new vehicles to support the work and to grow the … [Read more...]

24 Hours of Giving: This May 15th, Support WWAV’s LGBTQ Work on Give Out Day!

There are a lot of giving days this year! But only one is dedicated to highlighting the work of LGBTQ organizations across the country. On May 15th from 12am-11:59 pm EST, the LGBTQ community and allies across the country will come together for 24 hours of generosity. Give OUT Day is a new national initiative that engages and mobilizes hundreds of organizations and thousands of people on a … [Read more...]

Getting Dirty For a Good Cause: On May 20th Shop at Dirty Coast 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. … [Read more...]