The mission of WSLB is to eliminate domestic violence through compassionate intervention, education and personal empowerment.

Join us February 21st, for a free socially engaged art event geared to youth ages 13-19 and the community. In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

Since 1977, WomenShelter of Long Beach has helped thousands of families overcome the trauma caused by domestic abuse. WSLB assists victims and their children by providing safe shelter and supportive services including 30-45 days of emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, social services support, legal and health advocacy, and much more.


Living Advantage, Inc.


The mission of Living Advantage is to utilize innovative technology, social networking and media to reduce the disconnect of services to foster care and homeless youth living in Los AngelesCounty. We offer continuous support services for their education, career, health and independent living skills necessary for self sufficiency.

Over the past fifteen years, we have cultivated diverse relationships and have evolved into a human capital organization. Through collaboration and reinvestment in the community we have formed sustainable relationships with thousands of individuals and organizations willing to help support our mission.




One Billion Rising For Justice Is A Global Call To Women Survivors Of Violence And Those Who Love Them To Gather Safely In Community Outside Places Where They Are Entitled To Justice – Courthouses, Police Stations, Government Offices, School Administration Buildings, Work Places, Sites Of Environmental Injustice, Military Courts, Embassies, Places Of Worship, Homes, Or Simply Public Gathering Places Where Women Deserve To Feel Safe But Too Often Do Not.  It Is A Call To Survivors To Break The Silence And Release Their Stories – Politically, Spiritually, Outrageously – Through Art, Dance, Marches, Ritual, Song, Spoken Word, Testimonies And Whatever Way Feels Right.

On 14 February 2013, One Billion People In 207 Countries Rose And Danced To Demand An End To Violence Against Women And Girls.

On 14 February 2014*, We Are Escalating Our Efforts, Calling On Women And Men Everywhere To Rise, Release, Dance, And Demand Justice!


The Campaign Is A Recognition That We Cannot End Violence Against Women Without Looking At The Intersection Of Poverty, Racism, War, The Plunder Of The Environment, Capitalism, Imperialism, And Patriarchy. Impunity Lives At The Heart Of These Interlocking Forces. It Is A Call To Bring On Revolutionary Justice.