California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board
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On Wednesday, April 22, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) will be showing the documentary, “The Hunting Ground” at the Performing Arts Center at Sacramento City College. This documentary examines and investigates how universities across the country have handled crimes of sexual assault on their campuses.
The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) has announced a new advertising campaign that will permeate Sacramento Regional Transit buses with images depicting the victims of violent crimes in an effort to raise awareness of the program that provides much needed services to victims of violence.
A person with a disability whose guide, signal, or service dog is disabled or killed from a violent crime may now apply for compensation from the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) thanks to new legislation signed by Governor Brown that became effective January 1, 2015.
Notice of Funds Available
CalVCP is administering a grant program that will award funding totaling up to two million dollars ($2,000,000) per year for trauma recovery centers to provide services to victims of crime.
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Every April, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) stands with our partners across the state in observance of California Crime Victims’ Rights Month, a time set aside for our state to show support for victims of violent crime, their families, and survivors. This year is even more significant as CalVCP commemorates its 50th year of serving victims of violent crime in California.
CalVCP in Photos
Featured from flickr.com/photos/calvcp