CCS Sexual Assault Victim Advocate on Campus at SDSU

CCS has a full-time, Sexual Assault Victim Advocate on campus at SDSU who provides no-cost advocacy services to students, faculty, and staff at SDSU who have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking. To learn how CCS can help the SDSU community, and to receive services, please contact our on campus advocate: Lauren Murcko Sexual… Read More CCS Sexual Assault Victim Advocate on Campus at SDSU

Know Your Rights: Title IX in San Diego

What is Title IX? “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal educational assistance…” – TITLE IX, EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972 Meaning, if you are enrolled at any school… Read More Know Your Rights: Title IX in San Diego

Working Toward Social Justice: Understanding Privilege and Oppression

At Center for Community Solutions our mission is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice. We carry out our mission through programs and services that strive to honor the dignity and equal worth of all human beings. We understand that in order to foster social justice… Read More Working Toward Social Justice: Understanding Privilege and Oppression

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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