California Victim Compensation Board

Collage of photos of worried people of various ages, genders, and nationalities with text, Hiding in Plain Sight, January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Sadly, victims are often hidden in plain sight. It's likely that you have encountered a victim in your daily life. Learn more about this horrific crime in Executive Officer Julie Nauman's latest CalVCB Connection blog.

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CalVCB Announces FY 2017–18 Trauma Recovery Center Grants 1/18/17

All interested qualified applicants must submit an application packet by both email and by mail. Emailed applications are due Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. PT. and mailed applications must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

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Julie Nauman Elected Vice President of NACVCB 10/10/16

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) today announced that Executive Officer Julie Nauman will serve as the second vice president of the National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (NACVCB).

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Human Trafficking Victims — Hiding In Plain Sight 1/5/17

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By Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, CalVCB

She could be the woman next to you on the bus you take to work. She could be a little girl in your daughter’s class. He could be the one who picks the fruit you purchase at the local grocery store. Victims can be hard to identify because they look like us, and are often hidden in plain sight.

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