Domestic Violence Action Coalition

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GFWC/CFWC President Toby Kahan
With B.A.C.A. members and DVAC members (Karlene Ballard - Yorba Linda Women’s Club, Kim Plater - Covina Woman’s Club and Laura Jiminez – Office of Dr. Ed Hernandez, State Senator)

Currently there are 16 chapters in California: Atascadero, Bakersfield, Feather River, High Desert, Humboldt, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Modesto, Mt. Lassen, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Ventura, Mendocino and Shasta. If your club is looking for a way to become involved with B.A.C.A. visit their website at:

B.A.C.A. works with local police and sheriff’s departments; violence prevention agencies and counseling organizations. They are willing to visit your club and make a presentation for your members.

The Covina Woman’s Club Domestic Violence Action Coalition made a monetary donation to B.A.C.A. and will be collecting denim vests/jackets (all sizes) for the children in the program. DVAC will also assign members to attend the monthly B.A.C.A. meetings in Orange County.

 NEXT MEETING - The next meeting of DVAC will be on November 20, 2017 at 12 noon.

On November 3, 2017 (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. there will be a So. Cal Women's Health/Beauty Conference & Expo at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena.  The conference is free but you must pre-register:  Breakfast is $35.00 served from 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  For additional information contact Lena L. Kennedy, or 626-765-6206.  Co-chairs of the event are Hon. Kathryn Barger and Jihee Huh.