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PRESS & MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Contact Ann-Sophie Morrissette,
Director of Communications & Policy
AnnSophieM@DWCweb.org
213-213-2807

Para español, contacte a
Carla Guerrero,
Communications Coordinator
CarlaG@DWCweb.org
213-213-2862

 

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DWC IN THE NEWS:

Strength and Passion Guides BOA Executive Gail Lannoy
 > LA Sentinel (3.6.2014)

With Obamacare and Skid Row, The Biggest Challenge May Be Trust
> Downtown News (1.20.2014)

For Homeless Women, Health Insurance Not Enough
> HealthyCal.org (1.9.2014)


- - - 2013 - - -

Downtown Women's Center Helps Homeless Get Back on Their Feet

> KTLA 5 News (12.15.2013)

 

Sandy Banks: Downtown Women's Center offers a refuge from the streets
> Los Angeles Times (12.10.2013)
 

LA Explorer Blog: Made by DWC – A Place for the Perfect Holiday Present

> LA Explorer (12.13.2013)

 

CBS LA: Best Places In LA For Unique Holiday Gifts
> CBS LA (12.10.2013)


Best Places To Give Back This Holiday Season In Los Angeles

> CBS LA (12.9.2013)
 

Small Business Saturday Benefits MADE by DWC
> ABC 7 News (11.29.2013)

 

Gift Pick No. 15: Made by DWC all-natural soaps
> Los Angeles Times (11.15.2013)

 

Skid Row: Love on San Pedro
> Feminist Magazine (11.13.2013)

 

Love On San Pedro: Skid Row Community Members Working Toward Change
> KCET Artbound Blog (10.30.2013)

 

Love on San Pedro: Meet the Skid Row Community Members
> KCET Artbound Blog (10.23.2013)

 

Los homeless sienten el rechazo y la critica
> Azteca America (9.30.2013)

 

Social enterprise in the UK: business with a social mission

> British Council (7.31.2013)
 

Rebuilding lives and getting to know the neighbours in Glasgow

> British Council (5.30.2013)
 

Yarn Bombing L.A. to Cover DWC
> Los Angeles Times (5.24.2013)
 

From Skid Row to East London, art brings social change

> British Council (5.23.2013)

 

Skid Row's DWC Named California Non-Profit of the Year
> blogdowntown (5.21.2013)

 

Removing the Barriers to Health Care Reform for Homeless Women
> Huffington Post (5.15.2013)

Design Spotlight: A New Look for the Downtown Women's Center
> Apartment Therapy (3.4.13)

- - - 2012 - - -

Women’s Center’s Old Home Is New Again
> Downtown News (12.21.12)

Downtown Women’s Center serves as ‘safe haven’ for thousands of Skid Row homeless
> blogdowntown (12.10.12)

Women's designer fashions on sale in Skid Row
> KABC Channel 7 (11.30.12)

Downtown Women's Center' ofrece nuevos apartamento para mujeres que viven en 'Skid Row
> UNIVISION (11.30.12)

A holiday glow at Made by DWC, the Downtown Women's Center store
> Los Angeles Times | HOME  (11.30.12)

Downtown Women's Center debuts renovated housing complex, new vintage boutique
> blogdowntown (11.29.12)

MADE by DWC's Fashion With A Mission
> California Apparel News (11.29.12)

Rehab For Skid Row Women
> Curbed LA (11.29.12)

Downtown Women's Center Debuts New Boutique
> Neon Tommy & Annenberg TV (11.29.12)

A Permanent Home Just in Time for the Holidays
> The Huffington Post (11.27.12)

Downtown Center helps women regain their lives
> Our Weekly (11.22.12)

Mujeres agradecen tener donde vivir.
El Downtown Women's Center ampliará pronto su capacidad.
La Opinión (11.21.12)

Women of Skid Row Open Made by DWC Resale Boutique
> Racked LA (11.13.12)

Let Us Now Praise Famous Women: 10 leaders who impact L.A. name other women who do the same. DWC CEO, Lisa Watson is one of 50 who inspire
> Los Angeles Magazine (10.1.12)

Downtown Women's Center adds mammograms to its services
> Los Angeles Times (9.23.12)

Member Spotlight: MADE by DWC
> Social Enterprise Alliance (8.27.12)

Initiative Steers $105 Million to Help Chronically Homeless
> Downtown News (8.15.12)

Partnering with Strong Women: It’s Enough to Make a Girl Dance.  Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnet (WESM) Drill Team develop a dance performance based on their visit to DWC
> SKIRBLOG from the Skirball Cultural Center (6.7.12)

Women in Skid Row are On the Move to better health
> US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health (5.30.12)

Supernatural star Misha Collins visits the Center to make lunch for the Ladies
> CW Network (5.18.12)

Skid Row women and volunteers get a day of pampering
> blogdowntown (5.18.12)

DWC on the radio with Lisa Foxx
> MY LA Community Affairs, 104.3MYfm (4.15.12)

'Cash mob' mobilizes to boost small business MADE by DWC and to socialize
> Los Angeles Times (4.14.12)

A Place Called Home: As more women and families become homeless, organizations offer hope
Women in the World Foundation (1.11.12)

Downtown Women’s Center Shop Is About More Than Retail
> Downtown News (1.10.12)

- - - 2011 - - -

Not Your Standard Rehab: Turning a vacant building into the Center's new home
> URBAN LAND (12.11)

Homeless women make gifts sold at local store
> KABC, Channel 7 (12.8.11)

A New Tradition: Food bloggers make a holiday meal for the Ladies
> The Chocolate of Meats (11.27.11)

DWC Gives Homeless Women A Second Chance
Lu Parker reports on KTLA (11.17.11)

The Giving State: The Dessert Lady bakes for homeless women at DWC
> The California Report on KPCC & KQED (10.31.11)

Soy candles, soaps and more, made by MADE by DWC
> Los Angeles Times HOME (10.27.11)

MADE by DWC named Best Self-Improvement Arts & Crafts Cafe
> LA Weekly (10.11)

Jane Kaczmarek Hosts Charity Gala For Downtown Women's Center
> Look To The Stars (9.30.11)

Homeless for Years, Older Women in Los Angeles Find a Good Home
> HealthyCal.org (9.26.11)

DWC gets a new home, but its 71 apartments are already full
>
KPCC's AirTalk with Larry Mantle (7.6.11)

I Love Jenni: Jenni  gives back to the community & brings Rivera flair to the Center > Telemundo's mun2 (5.21.11)

MADE by DWC cafe and shop opens in downtown Los Angeles
>
Daily Candy, GOOD, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times (4.11)

The Los Angeles Conservancy names DWC as one of the preservation award winners > LAObserved (3.28.11)

DWC’s CEO Lisa Watson is honored as a local hero for Women’s History Month
> KCET (3.11)

Healing Arts - Art Heals in Every Corner at the New Downtown Women’s Center
> LA Canvas (2.11)

USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development Students Learn by Giving
> USC News (214.11)

Beauty + Style…for Everyone > Standard Magazine (1.11)

- - - 2010 - - -

Immigrante, que paso años viviendo en las calles del centro de LA, estrena hogar en esta epoca festiva > Hoy, (12.24.10)

Designing Women at the Downtown Women's Center
> Frances Anderton, DnA: Design and Architecture (12.21.10)

Albergue de mujeres sin hogar en California
>
Despierta América / Univision (12.21.10)

Homelessness besets more women. How to respond?
> The Christian Science Monitor (12.20.10)

Downtown Women's Center Opens New Home on San Pedro
>
blogdowntown (12.13.10)

Downtown Women's Center gets a new home with 71 apartments, twice the room, more services > John Rabe, Off-Ramp on KPCC (12.11.10)

Lugar digno para mujeres sin casa. Inauguran centro en Downtown que albergará a 71 ex desamparadas
> La Opinion (12.11.10)

The Library the TV News Women of LA Built >KNBC-TV (12.10.10)

Downtown Women's Center gets new digs > Los Angeles Times (12.9.10)

For Homeless Women, A New Home DWC's New Facility Opens The Week
> Downtown News (12. 6,10)

Volunteers Help Build the New Downtown Women's Center >NBC LA (12.10)

Power comes from within, but a splash of color never hurts

>
Street Roots Newspaper (9.10)

Homeless women get Glamour Project makeovers at DWC > ABC 7 (7.20.10)

Downtown Women's Center Picked as Lilith Fair Charity
>  blogdowntown, Entertainment Weekly, Look To The Stars & Ms.(7.10)

The Ladies of DWC Walk the Runway With Dignity. > The Beverly Press (5.10)

DWC Helps Women Down on Their Luck
>
 Stan Chambers, Reporter at Large on KTLA (1.4.10)

- - - 2009 - - -

Helping women find their place in the world > UCLA Today (12.09)

What challenge should the mayor take on?  DWC's CEO discusses solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles. > Los Angeles Magazine (6.09) 

 
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