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VCGCB Public Affairs Office
P.O. Box 48
Sacramento, CA 95812-0048
PublicAffairs@vcgcb.ca.gov
(916) 491-6400

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News Releases

Press Release

CalVCP and Partners to Turn Over Thousands of Donations at Capitol Event 10/28/14

Following the month-long Suited for Successful Families donation campaign, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP), WEAVE and the California Coalition against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) will host the 2014 Suited for Successful Families Turnover Event on the west steps of the California State Capitol on Wednesday, October 29th at 10 a.m.

Press Release

California Victim Compensation Program Awards $2 Million to Help Victims Through Local Programs 10/16/14

Today, the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) awarded a grant to two California Trauma Recovery Centers, the Downtown Women’s Center in Los Angeles and California State University at Long Beach, that provide mental health and medical services to underserved victims of violent crime.

Public Service Announcement

Afraid to Leave, Afraid to Stay 10/2/14

A dark depiction of one woman's reality. Every minute 24 people become victims of domestic violence. This October, the CalVCP is working to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence.

Press Release

A distraught woman turns away from her abusive partner.

State's Victim Compensation Program Calls for Domestic Violence Education, Action 10/1/14

Recent events have proven that many Americans still consider domestic violence a private issue that shouldn’t concern anyone but the involved parties. Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) couldn’t disagree more.

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Public Service Announcements

Afriad to Leave, Afraid to Stay

A dark depiction of one woman's reality. Every minute 24 people become victims of domestic violence. This October, the CalVCP is working to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence.

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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