Mission Statement: The Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition, Inc., by honoring our ancestors, will advocate for victims and their families by promoting safety and a traditional non-violent lifestyle. Working towards empowering people with the tools for independence, courage, and a strong direction to make healthy life choices for themselves, their children, and family. Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition, Inc. works to bring awareness against sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sex-trafficking, and murdered & missing, in Southern California. The purpose of our coalition is to enhance the capacity of survivors, advocates, victim organizations, and victim services providers to end violence against American Indian and Alaskan Native people. The overarching goal of the Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition program is to increase the approachability to improving systemic and community responses to victims. To raise awareness, educate, and to provide technical assistance, training, and supportive services for victims including cultural and unique barriers facing Native Americans.
SHNWC raises awareness against sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, dating violence, sex-trafficking and MMIWR.