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News Releases

Press Release

Crime victims and advocates march to the Capitol from the 2013 Crime Victims' Rights Month Rally.

Crime Victims' Rights Month Digital Town Hall 4/16/14

Today at 10 a.m., District Attorney Yolo County Jeff Reisig and Crime Victims Action Alliance Executive Director Chris Ward, will moderate two panels as part of the California Crime Victims' Rights Month Digital Town Hall. With introductions by the California Victim Compensation Program Executive Officer Julie Nauman, distinguished leaders in the victim services community will focus on two primary efforts — collaboration of victim services and ensuring the rights of victims of violent crime.

Press Release

Crime victims and advocates march to the Capitol from the 2013 Crime Victims' Rights Month Rally.

The Attention Belongs to the Victims 3/25/14

This April, communities across the state will join together during California Crime Victims' Rights Month to honor, recognize, support and advocate for survivors of violence. In a time when criminals, their behaviors, and senseless crimes are held in the public spotlight, it is imperative to bring the attention back to victims and their needs.

Chairperson Statement

VCGCB Chairperson Marybel Batjer

CalVCP Board Reconsiders Rape Claims 3/20/14

In December, the Board eliminated California Code of Regulations Rule 649.56, Involvement in the Qualifying Crime of Prostitution, to allow victims of sexual assault who were engaged in an act of prostitution at the time of the attack to potentially be eligible for state assistance.

Executive Officer Statement

Photo of a large group of donated clothing items arranged in front of VCGCB Headquarters during the handoff event.

California's Victim Service Leader Urges Adults to Model Healthy Relationships 2/8/14

During National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month this February, California's leading victim advocate asks all adults to examine their relationships, particularly when young people are watching and learning.

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In The News

Multimedia Coverage

"Mes de los derechos de víctimas de crimen violento"
KUVS (Univision 19). April 8, 2014

"Take Action Sacramento" (Audio)
KHHM (103.5) & KTNY (101.9). October 13, 2013

Executive Officer Julie Nauman on the set of FOX 40 news.
"Dealing with Trauma"
KTXL (FOX 40). August 30, 2012

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Keynote Speeches