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

Raliance funds CCS for Teen Relationship Violence Prevention Program

CCS is the Recipient of a Generous Grant from Raliance, New Collaborative Initiative to End Sexual Violence in One Generation We have been selected to receive $50,000 in grant funding from Raliance – a newly launched, collaborative initiative dedicated to ending sexual violence in one generation. The grant will go toward provision of Teen Relationship… Read More Raliance funds CCS for Teen Relationship Violence Prevention Program

Know Your Rights: Intimate Partner Violence & Employment Discrimation

California law protects survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking in many different ways. Of note, the following is a list of protections that are enforceable only if the complaint is filed within one year of the date of violation. If you are a victim of intimate partner violence and/or stalking, your employer cannot fire you or discriminate… Read More Know Your Rights: Intimate Partner Violence & Employment Discrimation

CDV: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

When we hear the words “domestic violence,” we often think of adults experiencing partner abuse. Unfortunately, we do not also think of how domestic violence impacts children. It is estimated that 3 million children in the US are at risk for experiencing domestic violence each year. Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) is defined as an individual being… Read More CDV: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Community Partnership Spotlight: Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

  A Partnership for Prevention and Intervention: Healthcare Provider Planned Parenthood & Intimate Partner Violence Advocacy Organization CCS Team up in San Diego County Q & A with Planned Parenthood’s Education Outreach Manager, Chrissy Cmorik   In 2014, BlueShield of California provided funding to create a referral process for patients who are experiencing or have… Read More Community Partnership Spotlight: Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest