Happy 18th annual Healthcare Cares about Domestic Violence Day!

Today is an especially important day to celebrate the Domestic Violence Healthcare Partnership (DVHCP) between Center for Community Solutions (CCS) and Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW), who have worked so passionately together to serve our clients and patients. In 2014, a formalized partnership was developed, addressing how intimate partner violence (IPV) impacts an… Read More Happy 18th annual Healthcare Cares about Domestic Violence Day!

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

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

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

Center for Community Solutions: A Groundbreaking Beginning

One of Center for Community Solutions’ best kept secrets is the historical significance of its past. In fact, CCS began as The Center for Women’s Studies (CWSS): a seven component political, educational, and service organization founded in 1969 at San Diego State University and spearheaded by Carol Council and Joyce Nower. CWSS was the first-ever women’s center to open its doors in Southern California.… Read More Center for Community Solutions: A Groundbreaking Beginning

Community Partnership Spotlight: Jessica Pride & The Pride Law Firm

CCS’ long time partnership with Jessica Pride empowers survivors of sexual assault and acts as a catalyst for social justice. CCS & the Pride Law Firm: Helping Survivors of Sexual Assault Center for Community Solutions and Jessica Pride at the Pride Law Firm work collaboratively with survivors seeking empowerment and social justice specifically through the… Read More Community Partnership Spotlight: Jessica Pride & The Pride Law Firm