Tag: Downtown Women’s Center

Lynn Russell found new perspective, hope at Downtown Women’s Center

Lynn Russell found new perspective, hope at Downtown Women’s Center

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lynn Hall Russell’s blue eyes sparkle when she tells of the founding of the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) 40 years ago. As the story goes, an outreach worker on Skid Row, Jill Halverson, befriended a woman living out of two shopping carts. She found Rose to be a bright, loving and interesting woman. She was […]

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Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Celebrating its 40th year, the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), at 442 S. San Pedro St., is poised to move beyond Skid Row to greater Los Angeles County to meet the growing need for its services and woman-centered approach to ending homelessness. “Women’s homelessness has steadily increased in Los Angeles, particularly outside of the traditional downtown […]

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Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

| December 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the two gentlemen appealing to Mr. Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” pointed out, this is the time of year “when want is keenly felt and abundance rejoices.” If you feel the holiday spirit move you to give from your own abundance, here are several volunteer and donation programs. Hollygrove, 815 N. El Centro Ave., […]

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