Courageous Women Association

Who We Are

Making an impact on lives from the inside out.

Courageous Women

Our mission is to transform lives by providing a complete system of services designed to transition women and children out of poverty to full autonomy, through career development & placement, permanent housing, economic resources, and unlimited access to services that aid in complete healing and recovery.

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CWA is a nonprofit 501c3 multi-service organization founded in 2008 to provide support services, economic resources, and empowerment to women and child victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, prostitution & human trafficking, homelessness, addiction, & incarceration.

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Our Board of Directors


Our Board of Directors family is comprised of seven (7) members who volunteer to collectively help drive our organization into a direction of stability and growth. We currently have 3 Board seats available.

Toshonna Ross
Founder & Executive Director
Toshonna Ross is a resilient advocate for women and children's rights, working to bring awareness to the importance of ending the cycles of violence and exploitation against women and children.
Fedelies Roye
Board Member/Executive Coordinator
Fedelies Roye' has worked within the healthcare administration for over 17 years. Her prayer for many years was to know her purpose on this earth.
Delores Johnson
Board Member/Real Estate Broker
Aka "Dee" was born & raised in Oakland and realizes that there are three basic necessities people NEED: FOOD, CLOTHING & HOUSING: I'm Grateful that I can help people with their housing needs.
Tashaki Ford
Board Member/Communications
Tasha Ford is a technical project manager, community leader, and speaker. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, Microsoft, and UPS to manage billion-dollar projects and provide solutions to complex problems.
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