News/Events

Safe Chat Silicon Valley

November 16, 2016

SafeChatSV is a cooperative pilot project providing online chat services to domestic violence survivors in Santa Clara County.  Our vision is a world where survivors are able to access critical local resources at a touch of a button.  Our four partner agencies collectively work with almost 4,000 survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual ..Read More

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Share a message with a survivor of domestic violence.

October 10, 2016

Wear purple. Spread love. Take action NOW& WRITE a message to a #DOMESTICVIOLENCE SURVIVOR. It’s easy! 1) Use the following form to write a message to an AACI Asian Women’s Home Survivor: http://bit.ly/2eaPk0S. 2) Your message will be printed & displayed in the AACI lobby. Help raise domestic violence awareness by sharing this link with ..Read More

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NEW Donation Drop-off Hours

July 5, 2016

Donations from community members like you are greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment, please contact us at dv.development@aaci.org or 408 975 2730 ext. 171. Please note we may be unable to accept all donations. Thank you for understanding.

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Denim Day – Wear Jeans with a Purpose!

April 27, 2015

In observance of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Asian Women’s Home encourages all AACI staff and community members to show their support for survivors by wearing jeans to work on National Denim Day on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Denim Day grew out of a 1998 Italian Supreme Court decision to overturn a rape conviction.  ..Read More

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Santa Clara County 2014 Domestic Violence Report

February 15, 2015

The domestic violence annual report released that only 2 people were killed last year in Santa Clara County by a spouse or significant other, making it the fewest number of domestic violence deaths in 20 years. It’s not clear why the number of deaths last year dropped to a record low. Assistant District Attorney Cindy Hendrickson mentioned ..Read More

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Holiday Gift Drive

November 14, 2014

Asian Women’s Home, the domestic violence program at Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), is holding a community donation drive for the upcoming holiday season. Donations are being accepted now through Friday, December 12. The donation drive will be an opportunity for community members to open up their hearts and make charity their gift of ..Read More

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Clothesline Project and Crane Folding events to spread awareness about domestic violence

October 18, 2014

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please join us on Oct 18, 2014 for the Clothesline Project where we will decorate t-shirts with personal messages of awareness and empowerment. The t-shirts will later display in the AACI lobby. There will also be a Purple crane project to make purple origami cranes that will be ..Read More

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Clothesline Project + Origami Crane Making

October 1, 2014

 

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New Law Enhances CalWORKs Benefits for Abuse Survivors

September 29, 2014

On September 26, 2014 Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1579, known as the Healthy Babies Act. This law will help facilitate financial independence for pregnant women, especially survivors of domestic violence. The Act allows pregnant women to obtain CalWORKs benefits as early as the second trimester of pregnancy. CalWORKs provides income and employment opportunities which help ..Read More

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AACI Asian Women’s Home Thanks Midori Kai

September 20, 2014

We would like to extend our sincere thanks for Midori Kai’s continuous support throughout the years. Since 2011, Midori Kai has been a most loyal and critical partner in our shared work to improve the lives of our most vulnerable residents. One of our staff accepted the award for 2014-2015 and gave a surprise appreciation gift for our generous ..Read More

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