Ser Familia Blog


November 20, 2016

Surviving the Holidays with Your Family

Family, the people you could not choose to have in your life, but instead were simply put there from the start. You cannot live with them […]
November 15, 2016

Georgia Gives Day on November 17

What is Georgia Gives Day? Georgia Gives Day is an initiative that encourages individuals to support and donate to nonprofit organizations in Georgia. This movement was […]
September 28, 2016

Walking Among Us

“Walking Among Us ~ Now and Forever ~” Caminando entre nosotros ~ Ahora y siempre ~ Georgia Latin@s Against Domestic Violence, a program of Ser Familia, […]
August 16, 2016

Teen Pregnancy Amongst Latinas: Educate, Learn, Beat the Odds

This article was produced in collaboration with GCAPP You may have heard a lot of things about teen birth among Latina teens in Georgia.  For example, […]
July 25, 2015

3 things we can do to support parents who have experienced or are living with Domestic Violence

By: Michelle Toledo-Cainas Being a parent changes everything. Is no longer just about you, but about someone else – you are responsible for this whole new […]
June 25, 2015

An unexpected calling, an unknown motivator: My reason to continue fighting for survivors.

By: Michelle Toledo-Cainas   Being a parent changes everything. Is no longer just about you, but about someone else – you are responsible for this whole […]
January 9, 2015

#YOSOYAGENTEDECAMBIO

We are excited to partner with the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV) and Saving Our Daughters (SOD) in bringing the conversation about Domestic Violence into the […]
February 28, 2014

Justice Denied: Confronting the inadequacy of our criminal justice system’s treatment of survivors of intimate partner violence and their children

Perhaps she didn’t show up for court due to fear, shame or the devastating reality of testifying against the person she loves or once loved. Perhaps […]
December 17, 2013

2013: A Year of Success Through Collaboration

2013: A Year of Success Through Collaboration By: Michelle Toledo Cainas and Alyse Lopez-Salm   As this year comes to a close, GLADV, a program of […]
October 2, 2013

Two Diseases, Too Many Lives

October has officially begun! So many lovely activities go on this time of year – visits to pumpkin patches, the changing colors of leaves, Halloween festivities […]
March 13, 2013

Why, We Do the Work We Do…

As advocates we do our jobs because we strongly believe in empowerment and change; not because of the pay. This job takes a lot. It takes […]
November 2, 2012

Day of Dead – ” El Dia De Los Muertos”

“El Día de Los Muertos” (The Day of the Dead) is widely celebrated in Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. On these days, family and friends […]