P.O.W.E.R. graduation next Tuesday, May 13!

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence cordially invites you the P.O.W.E.R GRADUATION Come celebrate with the P.O.W.E.R youth and hear about their successful campaigns to address the issue of gender based violence Tuesday, May 13, 2014 5:30 to 7:30 PM Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence 234 East Gish Road, Suite 200 San Jose CA 95112 RSVP to Susan […]

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P.O.W.E.R. Youth Leaders sought! Deadline extended to June 20!

We are officially recruiting for the next class of POWER Youth Leaders.   We are looking for youth who want to embark on a PAID year of leadership, education, and mobilization. Youth Leaders will help shape and create efforts to organize peers and their communities to become change agents around the issues of Gender Based […]

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Thanks to West Valley Small Group Communication class for cleaning the Kid’s Club!

Thank you to West Valley College Small Group Communication class who came to our Community Office on Friday, April 25, for hours of spring cleaning!  They cleaned and disinfected our Kid’s Club and our play areas for children…a task that was definitely overdue!  This was a daunting task and they did it with a smile. […]

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Lone Star Limo helping out Next Door Solutions all through May!

  Lone Star Limo will donate 5% of proceeds in the month of May to Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence, for each airport transit booked through their website. We appreciate the exposure and care from everyone at Lone Star, and hope those who need such limo services know they can also help out Next […]

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Public hearing examines trauma-informed care in schools

On April 4, California Assemblymember Roger Dickinson held a discussion at the Los Angeles Public Library to talk about trauma-informed care for youth. Robert Ross, CEO of the California Endowment, spoke alongside Dickinson about the issue of violence and neglect affecting emotional health and achievement. He stated, “This hearing is groundbreaking, I’m not aware of […]

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Much thanks to sponsors of Coldwell Banker Spring Community BBQ for benefitting Next Door!

  Next Door was honored to be a recipient of proceeds from the Coldwell Banker Platinum Group Spring Community BBQ on Saturday, April 5.  A special thanks to Gina Gonzalez and Della Martinez (pictured below with Next Door Board Member Lisa Villarreal and Next Door staff member Donna Knowlton).  Thank you to all the sponsors […]

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Sense 5K is coming to benefit Next Door!

Each Sense 5K event is a unique combination of art, sound, and running fun. Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence is this year’s charity partner to the SF Bay Area event, which will be held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds on May 24, 2014. You can sign up here to run. Early admission is […]

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Amazing toy donation to Next Door Solutions at 31st Blue and Gold event

  Many thanks to The Exchange Club of San Jose for their generous donation of toys and handmade wooden items (rocking horse, doll cribs, puzzles) to the children of Next Door given at the 31st Annual Blue and Gold event on March 28, 2014..  We truly appreciate your thoughtfulness…and our children did as well.  The […]

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Can Audrie’s Law Prevent Future Tragedies?

State Senator Jim Beall has introduced SB 838, named Audrie’s Law in memory of Saratoga High student Audrie Pott. Pott, who was raped at a student party in 2012, killed herself when pictures of the crime were posted by the assailants online. The bill has two major components. First, it closes a legal loophole. Currently, […]

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Military Rape: A Black Eye for Our Country

The subject of military rape is in the news on two fronts. A bill by New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is moving through Congress that will overhaul the way military rape cases are tried, taking a victim’s immediate commander out of the role of judge and jury and handing the case to a military […]

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