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VCGCB Public Affairs Office
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Sacramento, CA 95812-0048
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(916) 491-6400

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News Releases

Announcement

A memorial for three of the shooting victims. Photo by Glenn Beltz, used under a Creative Commons 2.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/).

State Victims’ Program to Provide up to $2 Million for Trauma Recovery Centers 6/30/14

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is seeking applications for grant awards to trauma recovery centers in California. A total funding amount of up to two million dollars will be awarded to the selected trauma recovery center(s) to provide critical services to victims of crime.

Executive Officer Statement

A crowd gathers for the memorial for the victims of the Isla Vista shooting.

Young Lives Taken 5/28/14

Statement from Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP), following the shooting of six college students in Isla Vista. "My heart is heavy as I join the many others grieving the loss of six young students whose lives were unexpectedly and tragically taken on May 23, 2014."

Notice of Funds Available

California Trauma Recovery Center Grant Opportunity 5/16/14

The Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board is seeking applications to award grants to trauma recovery centers in California to provide services to victims of crime. Applications must be submitted by email and be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Monday, June 16, 2014.

Campaign

Sacramento District Attorney Pushes for Family Justice Center 5/13/14

Sacramento District Attorney Jan Scully is leading a committee of organizations that serve crime victims, working together to create a Family Justice Center in Sacramento County. Watch their video to learn about their efforts to bring a new way to protect and heal victims of domestic violence, and how widespread the problem of domestic violence has become.

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Public Service Announcements

My Story Could Be Yours - Sexual Assault Awareness PSA

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. There are approximately 8.6 million survivors of sexual violence in California. CalVCP is working to promote awareness about sexual assault and the financial help and services available for survivors.

California Crime Victims' Rights Month 2014 PSA

Watch California Attorney General, Kamala Harris speak to survivors, advocates and community leaders on the important work being done to prevent crime, provide services to victims and honor the lives of those lost to violent crimes. We're devoting the month of April to spreading awareness of victims' rights and services.

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. CalVCP seeks to bring awareness to this horrific crime and encourage people to report it.

A Movement Against Abuse

With the help of many state agencies and community organizations, CalVCP was able to collect over 7,300 donations of suits, work attire, new toys, diapers and children's clothing for survivors of domestic violence. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month we were able to support victims and demonstrate that we won't tolerate violence in our communities!

Domestic Violence Knows No Boundaries

One in four women in America will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. In October, CalVCP observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in hopes of helping victims through their pain and moving forward in the fight to eradicate domestic violence from our world. Join us in spreading awareness, helping survivors, and doing everything possible to stop violence before it begins.

Donate Denim to Help Crime Victims!

CalVCP is hosting a Denim Drive beginning April 1st and going until Denim Day, April 24th. We are collecting all new and gently used denim items including jeans, jackets, shorts, overalls, and skirts. All donations will be dispersed to three nonprofit organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual assault victims: WEAVE, Yolo County Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Center and La Casa de las Madres. Last year, we collected nearly $3,300 in denim items to benefit WEAVE!

CalVCP Denim Drive

CalVCP is hosting a Denim Drive beginning April 1st and going until Denim Day, April 24th. We are collecting all new and gently used denim items including jeans, jackets, shorts, overalls, and skirts. All donations will be dispersed to three nonprofit organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual assault victims: WEAVE, Yolo County Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Center and La Casa de las Madres. Last year, we collected nearly $3,300 in denim items to benefit WEAVE!

Join CalVCP for the 2013 Victims' Rights Rally

In honor of California Crime Victims' Rights Month, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) will host its fourth annual Victims' Rights Rally at the CalVCP Headquarters in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Immediately after, CalVCP will march to the State Capitol in support of crime victims' rights.

Crime Victims' Rights Rally PSA

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is hosting a Victims' Rights Rally to commemorate California Crime Victims' Rights Month.

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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