44th Birthday Message
May 15 is a special day for The Women’s Center. It marks the day our doors opened back in 1977 and really between that day and today they have never closed. We simply would not be here today without the continued support from our community. Please consider making a...
EmPower Luncheon 2021 – Executive Director Remarks
If you missed our EmPower Luncheon yesterday, you can watch the remarks from our Executive Director, Angela Mancuso, below on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected those experiencing sexual assault and what we can do to stop victim blaming and #CancelRapeCulture....
Giving Tuesday 2020 – Testimonials from our Clients
Watch our short video compilation of testimonials that demonstrate why The Women's Center is still here after 43 years and the impact your gift makes in the lives of the thousands of survivors who walk through our doors each year.
Consentaur: The No-Nonsense Sex Crime Stopper
When it comes to consent, only yes means yes. The Women’s Center presents a video to help you learn about what consent is and what consent isn’t.
Storytime: “The Skin You Live In”
Join Mr. Jon for storytime! Published by Chicago Public Museum, this picture book shares an important message about social acceptance, race, and inclusion. Use the following discussion questions after the video to further the conversation, encourage acceptance, and...
Mission Moment 7/24/20
August 26 is Women's Equality Day and Executive Director Angela Mancuso shares the significance of this day to The Women's Center, along with some interesting tidbits about our founding.
Let’s Talk About Job Searching
Our Life Skills Advocate, Jesikah discusses starting a job search and what to consider before you press the search button. For more information or to be connected to our Life Skills Advocate, please call 262.547.4600 or email us.
¿Tienes un secreto?
Los abusadores a menudo se refieren al acoso/abuso como un secreto cuando hablan con niños/niñas que son víctimas. Este libro da una explicaion detallada de la diferencia entre un secreto bueno, por exemplo, una fiesta sorpresa, un regalo, o un escondite y secrectos...
¿Cómo son buenos amigos los dinosaurios?
¡La habilidad de tener relaciones saludables comienza desde muy temprano! Este cuento ayudo a los niños/niñas a entender los momentos altos y bajos de una amistad y como tener un conflicto saludable. Use las preguntas antes o después de ver el video para ayudar a su...
Deep Breathing Exercises
Youth Advocate, Mr. Jon, will show you how to do some deep breathing exercises that help your body calm down and your mind to focus.
Storytime: “Do You Have a Secret?”
Abusers often refer to abuse as a secret when talking to child victims. This book gives a detailed explanation of the difference between good secrets – like surprise parties, presents, or hiding places – and bad secrets that are harmful or dangerous to keep. Use the...
Storytime: “My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes”
Violence Prevention Advocate, Ms. Susannah, reads this story about personal space. Because kids are often expected to give hugs and kisses to adults they don’t know very well, it is especially important to teach kids that their bodies are their own, and that they do...
Storytime: “I’m Gonna Push Through”
Join Ms. Rachel for storytime! This is an empowering, energetic, and all-inclusive picture book that celebrates resilience in the face of adversity. Use the following discussion questions to encourage your child to stay positive: Which of the figures discussed in this...
Making a Family Activities Jar
Ms. Rachel will show you how to make a family activities jar that you can use whenever you need a fun idea for family time! If you would like to do this activity and need supplies, contact your advocate or call our 24-Hour Hotline at 262.542.3828.
Creating a Daily Schedule
Ms. Rachel & Mr. Jon will show your child how to create a daily schedule to manage their daily routine, school work, and free time during the COVID-19 quarantine!