Women With A Vision Kicks Off Community Voices Project

More than a year after the arson attack that destroyed our Mid-City offices, Women With A Vision has been working hard to rebuild our physical infrastructure, to rebuild a home that would provide a safe space for our clients, and in which we will be able to serve our community through educational services, harm reduction resources, and programs focusing on improving the lives of women and their … [Read more...]

Victory at Last! Louisiana Will Remove Hundreds of Individuals Unconstitutionally Placed on Sex Offender Registry

Today, all of us at WWAV celebrate a huge victory not only for those who have been criminalized through the Crime Against Nature by Solicitation statute, but for all women and LGBTQ people who have been criminalized across the globe.  When WWAV started this fight five years ago, we were told that we couldn't win – that a small, black-led organization in the South couldn't win a victory on this … [Read more...]

WWAV’s Shaquita Borden is Awarded the Billy R. Cox Endowed Scholarship

WWAV is thrilled to announce that Shaquita Borden, our Director of Program Development, has just been awarded the Billy R. Cox Endowed Scholarship to support of her doctoral studies in Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Billy Cox grew up in Bessemer, Alabama. He was vice-president of his high school senior class and went on to earn a business degree. He contracted AIDS in … [Read more...]