California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board

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Organizational Change

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Government Claims Program to Move to Department of General Services

On July 1, 2016, the Government Claims Program is moving to the Department of General Services. Check back soon for more details.

Press Release

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Victims of Crime Resource Center’ mobile app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store 6/20/16

A free new mobile app from the McGeorge School of Law’s Victims of Crime Resource Center helps crime survivors easily access needed resources.

Executive Officer Statement


Executive Officer Statement on the Orlando Mass Shooting 6/13/16

California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) Executive Officer, Julie Nauman, released the following statement on the Orlando mass shooting.

Press Release

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CalVCP Adds Up Big Numbers with Statewide Denim Clothing Drive 5/31/16

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) today announced the results of its month-long denim clothing drive. The denim collected during the drive, assists crime survivors, while raising awareness and educating the public about the misconceptions of sexual assault.

Press Release

Leave No Victim Behind Conference

CalVCP and UC Davis Police Co-Sponsor “Leave No Victim Behind” Conference 4/4/16

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) and the UC Davis Police Department are co-hosting a two-day law enforcement conference on community relations and victim services.

Press Release

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CalVCP Observes 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with Host of Awareness Activities 3/30/16

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is honoring crime victims in conjunction with the national week of remembrance with the release of a historical video series on victim services, numerous outreach activities, speaking engagements and a statewide denim collection drive.

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Looking Ahead: Sexual Assault Survivors 6/22/16

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By Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, VCGCB

When the news broke that a Stanford University student, Brock Turner, was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster at a campus party, many thought he would be punished with a jail sentence that fit the crime.

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