Understanding Trauma and Sexual Violence during COVID-19

Thank you to everyone who joined the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women and the Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention for our virtual town hall on May 7, 2020 titled “Understanding Trauma and Sexual Violence during COVID-19."

If you missed the town hall, you can watch the video recording here:


In addition to the recording you can find San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR) written responses to panel questions here.


We have also provided donation and contact information from our panelists:

El/La Para Trans Latinas

Website: www.ellaparatranslatinas.org

Donations: https://ellaparatranslatinas.wedid.it/

Phone: (415) 864-7278

Trauma Recovery Center

Website: http://traumarecoverycenter.org/ 

Donations: http://traumarecoverycenter.org/donate/

Phone: 415-437-3000

Community United Against Violence

Website: www.cuav.org

Donations: https://www.cuav.org/donate

Phone: (415) 777-5500  Email: info@cuav.org

CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education for Sexual Assault and Gender-based Violence) 

Website: https://careadvocate.ucsf.edu/

Phone: (415) 502-8802

W.O.M.A.N. Inc.

Website: www.womaninc.org

Donations: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/WOMANINC?code=NewWebsite

24-Hour Hotline: (415) 864-4722

Phone: (415) 864-4777

SF Women Against Rape (SFWAR)

Website: https://www.sfwar.org/

Donations: https://www.sfwar.org/donate.html

Phone: (415) 861-2024 24-hour Hotline: (415) 647-7273 Email: info@sfwar.org


Please join us at our next Virtual Town Hall, ‘Building Community and Safety for Domestic Violence Survivors During COVID-19’, on Tuesday, May 19, 5:00-6:30 pm. We’ll be joined by local and statewide experts to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted domestic violence survivors, and how you can help. Registration: https://bit.ly/2zVilKa


These Virtual Town Halls are part of a series hosted by the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, San Francisco Human Rights Commission, and New America CA. This series shines a light on how women and girls are uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help. Go here to learn more about the series: https://sfgov.org/dosw/join-us-virtual-town-halls.

If you have any additional questions or comments, please contact us at dosw@sfgov.org or the Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention at sharp@sfgov.org.