Members of the Hollister Fire Department crossing Fifth Street along San Benito on April 22, 2017 for the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Photos by Lisa Robinson-Ward.

News Release

Local organizations partner to raise awareness of domestic violence

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes is scheduled to take place on Oct. 16.

Bryanna Morales, 15, Angela Martinez, 14, and Ariana Ventura, 15, hang out in the video game room at the Esperanza Center in Hollister during the Jan. 6 grand opening of the youth drop-in center. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Children and Youth

Youth programming comes to Esperanza Center

Aside from providing a place to hang out with friends, the drop-in center offers workshops, case managers and homework tutors.

The Esperanza Center, located at 562 San Benito Street, is San Benito County Behavioral Health's wellness center. File photo.

Children and Youth

Esperanza Center holds grand opening for new youth drop-in program

Drop-in center is aimed at supporting young people ages 14-21, particularly at-risk or systems-involved youth residing in San Benito County.

Walkers head out from the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister during the 2019 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on April 13. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Health

San Benito County walks a mile in her shoes

Men wearing red stilettos say no to sexual assault and domestic violence.

Members of the Hollister Fire Department crossing Fifth Street along San Benito on April 22, 2017 for the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Photos by Lisa Robinson-Ward.

Local organizations partner to raise awareness of violence against women

Seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event set to take place on April 13 at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister.

Photo provided by Community Solutions

Children and Youth

Community asked to help with violence survey

Local nonprofit requests residents to take part in a survey on personal violence. Deadline for responses is Jan. 15

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Walk A Mile event raises awareness

Annual fundraiser downtown benefits Emmaus House and Community Solutions

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Government / Politics

County proclaims April 22 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Day

Annual event in downtown Hollister will bring attention to abuse against women

Ana Lopez of Community Solutions talks to participants enrolled in the Healthy Teen Relationships Campaign. Photos by Frank Perez.

Children and Youth

Program at SBHS teaches students about healthy relationships

The program features parent education workshops that are held twice a year. The next is scheduled for Feb. 8

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Government / Politics

Walking a Mile in Her Shoes

Annual downtown event raises awareness about violence of all forms against women

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Health

They Came . . . They Walked! And In Style!

Community turns out in support of men walking in women's shoes!

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Nonprofits

Emmaus House Hosts Walk a Mile in Her Shoes April 6th

On Saturday April 6th the sidewalks of Hollister were filled with over 100 brave men and women walking to support the end of abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and teen dating violence. The Walk Hosted by Emmaus House and assisted with support from