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The February/March 2014 Community Connection is NOW AVAILABLE!

Posted in community connection with tags , , , , , on February 20, 2014 by Cangress


Click on the Image above to read the February/March 2014 Community Connection.

Click HERE to download a High Resolution PDF Version.


The DWAC Variety Show/Fundraiser on February 21 – BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on January 29, 2014 by Cangress



It’s that time of year again!
The Downtown’s Women’s Action Coalition presents the DWAC Variety Show/Fundraiser!

A night of comedy, spoken word, music and song featuring artists and performers from the Skid Row Community.

For tickets, contact Becky at 213.228.0024 or

$25 General Admission
5 for $50 Group Rate

ALL PROCEEDS benefit DWAC programming.

The Downtown Women’s Action Coalition mission is to empower women to influence public policy change that promotes health, safety, and economic and social justice for women through collective action, public education, community building, advocacy and leadership opportunities.

Take Back the Night 2013

Posted in DWAC & Women's Issues, video, women's issues with tags , , , , , on October 31, 2013 by Cangress

One Billion are Rising Today – February 14, 2013 Marks V-Day’s Worldwide Rise Up

Posted in anti-violence, DWAC & Women's Issues, human & civil rights, women's issues with tags , , , , on February 14, 2013 by Cangress

Today is V-Day’s 15th Anniversary,  and they “are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.”

one billion rising pershing square

LA CAN members joined One Billion Rising in Downtown LA today – a rising against street harassment.  In Pershing Square, dozens gathered to sing, dance, rise up and demand an end to violence against women.

LA CAN has been a part of V-Day since 2006 and is proud to be an ongoing part of the Vagina Monologues and now One Billion Rising.  We thank the organizers of the Pershing Square event for ensuring Downtown LA was included in this worldwide action!

One billion women violated is an atrocity.  One billion women dancing is a revolution.


Buy Your Tickets TODAY! DWAC presents The Vagina Monologues

Posted in DWAC & Women's Issues with tags , , , , , , on February 11, 2013 by Cangress

Downtown Women’s Action Coalition presents
The Vagina Monologues
Written by Eve Ensler

Purchase your tickets TODAY! Contact | 213.228.0024.

Thursday, February 21 | Friday, February 22 | Doors open at 6:30pm
Vortex Theatre, 2341 E. Olympic Blvd. (at Santa Fe)

All proceeds go to the Downtown Women’s Action Coalition (DWAC). DWAC’s vision is to establish a collective voice that communicates the strength and power of women in the Downtown LA community.

General Admission $25 | Low-Income Residents $10
Group Rate 5 for $50



Posted in DWAC & Women's Issues with tags , , , , , on October 24, 2012 by Cangress

Join us TOMORROW, Thursday, October 25 at 6pm at the LA CAN offices for our annual TAKE BACK THE NIGHT event.

We will be marching throughout Skid Row to raise awareness about violence against women in our community, country and world. The event will conclude at the Downtown Women’s Center. This is always a powerful and liberating event for our community. Join us as we TAKE BACK THE NIGHT!

For more information, contact Deborah at 213.228.0024 or at

Also, don’t forget to FRIEND and LIKE the Downtown Women’s Action Coalition on Facebook:


NOW AVAILABLE: May/June 2012 Community Connection!

Posted in civic participation, civil rights, community connection, community gardens, DWAC & Women's Issues, education, food access, human & civil rights, LAPD, organizing, photos, Uncategorized, women's issues with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2012 by Cangress

The May/June 2012 Community Connection is NOW AVAILABLE!

Click on the Photo above to read the Community Connection Online.
You can also download a PDF version HERE.