Celebrating Women’s Equality: Mighty Women

Our vision at CCS is for all people to live full, free, expressive and empowered lives in a safe, vibrant, healthy and peaceful community. In honor Women’s Equality Day on August 26th, we recognize some of the ground-breaking, incredible women who embody this vision.       Briget “Biddy” Mason 1818-1891 After being granted freedom from… Read More Celebrating Women’s Equality: Mighty Women

Community Solutions No Matter the Distance

  Center for Community Solutions is dedicated to being a catalyst for caring communities, which includes our communities that are geographically separated from the centralized San Diego communities.  We are honored to service the Mountain Empire region of San Diego County through prevention, education, advocacy, and legal services. Typically, when someone thinks of San Diego,… Read More Community Solutions No Matter the Distance

CCS Founders Inducted Into Women’s Hall of Fame

Center for Community Solutions is honored that our founders, Carol Rowell Council and Joyce Nower, were inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame this past Sunday, March 5th, which “acknowledges women whose actions and accomplishments have visibly made a difference for women in the community.” Carol Rowell Council’s interest in feminism grew from her participation… Read More CCS Founders Inducted Into Women’s Hall of Fame

Rolling Back Violence Against Women Protections Is No Way to Progress for the United States

Anyone working in this field knows that 1) less than 1/3 of women report domestic violence to the police, and 2) those that do report domestic violence typically only do so after multiple episodes and increasing severity. That first offense reported is unlikely the first offense occurring, and any injury from domestic violence should be viewed seriously.

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Sexual Assault Prevention Education and Comprehensive Sex Education: Why the two go hand-in-hand

Here at CCS we have an entire department dedicated to prevention and education, where our Prevention Coordinators go out into the community to engage folks in the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. As one of the educators, my job means talking to people of all ages about healthy relationships, how the media influences our… Read More Sexual Assault Prevention Education and Comprehensive Sex Education: Why the two go hand-in-hand

Bon Iver launches 2 A Million campaign and partners with Center for Community Solutions to bring gender equity issues centerstage

  Bon Iver launches 2 A Million campaign and partners with Center for Community Solutions to bring gender equity issues centerstage San Diego – – In the midst of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on the heels of the release of its new highly-acclaimed album 22, A Million, Bon Iver, led by Justin Vernon… Read More Bon Iver launches 2 A Million campaign and partners with Center for Community Solutions to bring gender equity issues centerstage