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Executive Officer Statement: Denim Day 4/28/15

California Victim Compensation Program Executive Officer, Julie Nauman, released the following statement regarding Denim Day to raise awareness for sexual assault.

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“Hunting Ground” Screening Examines Sexual Assault On College Campuses 4/22/15

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.

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New Awareness Campaign Brings Real Life Depiction of Violent Crime 3/23/15

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.

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State Provides New Support for Service Dog Owners 3/3/15

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.

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Culture of Respect: When is it Enough? 5/21/15

By Allison Tombros Korman, Executive Director, Culture of Respect

An estimated one in five undergraduate women and one in sixteen undergraduate men experience attempted or completed sexual assault while attending college. Campus sexual assault is a decades-old problem affecting millions of young American women and men — a problem which is finally receiving the national attention it merits.

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