Join us for our December transgender women’s circle, Girls With a Pearl!

Don't miss out on our next Girls With a Pearl event this December 3rd from 4-6pm! Download the December flyer here! For this coming month, the group will be doing vision mapping. … [Read more...]

WWAV Presents on Diversion Program at Criminal Justice Hearing

Check out the video of WWAV's Crossroads Diversion Program Coordinator, Leslie Tyler Davis, and our Gender-Based Violence Program Coordinator, Rebecca Atkinson, presenting on "The Intersection of Criminal Justice and Social Justice" to the Criminal Justice Committee of the New Orleans City Council. The presentation is at the beginning of the meeting (read the press release here). … [Read more...]

WWAV Announces Crossroads Diversion Program

Crossroads Press Release (PDF) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 22, 2014 CONTACT: Leslie Davis Phone: 504-301-0428 E-mail: leslie@wwav-no.org WWAV ANNOUNCES CROSSROADS DIVERSION PILOT PROGRAM An alternative to incarceration that offers counseling, skills workshops, and leadership development for women arrested for involvement in street-based sex work On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Women … [Read more...]

Join us for our October Girls With a Pearl!

Don't miss out on our next Girls With a Pearl event this October 15th from 4-6pm! Download the October Flyer here (pdf)! … [Read more...]

WWAV Launches Healthy Living Initiative, Provides Free Produce to Clients

At Women With a Vision, we understand the ways the multiple systems operating within our society work together to keep marginalized women and their families locked away from the resources they need to lead healthy, whole lives. We understand that it is a privilege for individuals to eat healthy and incorporate fresh produce within one's daily food intake. Traditionally, low-income communities, … [Read more...]

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 transgender women about the new program. Girls With a Pearl is a social mixer and safe space for transgender women, combining conversation, dinner, and story sharing to talk about being healthy in … [Read more...]

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 encourage communities to prevent this form of abuse with the goal of decreasing the prevalence of dating violence amongst teens. Women With A Vision has launched a new program focusing on Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Dating Violence, … [Read more...]

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 how to be healthy in our relationships. Why Girls With a Pearl? "The ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth, but many other shapes of pearls occur. The finest quality natural pearls have been … [Read more...]