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Then and Now: California's Victim Service Revolution

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Then and Now: California's Victim Service Revolution Part 1 of 3

The first of a three-part series on the evolution of victim rights and services in California. This segment covers the establishment of the first victim compensation program in the United States and the enactment of the Victims of Crime Act, which allowed state compensation programs to receive money from the federal government to assist victims of crime.

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Then and Now: California's Victim Service Revolution Part 2 of 3

The second of a three-part series on the evolution of victim rights and services in California. This segment focuses on California's role in assisting victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. It also covers the significance of Marsy's Law, which strengthened victims' rights in the California State Constitution.

CalVCB Connect Podcast

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CalVCB Connect Podcast, Ep. 6: "Run for Courage"

In this episode we hear from Ashlie Bryant, executive director of Run For Courage, an organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking by providing resources to nonprofits and educating students in schools.

Public Service Announcements

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CalVCB le puede ayudar

El Programa de Compensación para Víctimas de California puede ayudar a pagar las cuentas y los gastos que resultan de ciertos crímenes violentos. Las víctimas de delitos que han sido heridos o han sido amenazados de lesión pueden ser elegibles para recibir ayuda.

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CalVCB Can Help Public Service Announcement

The California Victim Compensation Board can help pay bills and expenses that result from certain violent crimes. Victims of crime who have been injured or have been threatened with injury may be eligible for help.

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Afraid 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 CalVCB is working to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence.

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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. CalVCB is working to promote awareness about sexual assault and the financial help and services available for survivors.

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Human Trafficking

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

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A Movement Against Abuse

With the help of many state agencies and community organizations, CalVCB was able to collect over 7,300 donations of suits, work attire, new toys, diapers and children's clothing for survivors of domestic violence.

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Domestic Violence Knows No Boundaries

In October, CalVCB 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.

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Donate Denim to Help Crime Victims!

CalVCB is hosting a Denim Drive beginning April 1st and going until Denim Day, April 24th. All donations will be dispersed to three nonprofit organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual assault victims.

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CalVCB Denim Drive

CalVCB is hosting a Denim Drive beginning April 1st and going until Denim Day, April 24th. All donations will be dispersed to three nonprofit organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual assault victims.

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Join CalVCB for the 2013 Victims' Rights Rally

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

California Crime Victims' Rights Month Rally

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California A.G. Kamala Harris Speaks to Victims

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at the Crime Victims' Rights Rally on April 23rd, in Sacramento. Harris speaks about her work on behalf of victims and survivors of crime and addresses current issues, including eliminating California's rape kit backlog.

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Victims' Rights Rally 2012

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) hosted a Victims' Rights Rally to commemorate California Crime Victims' Rights Month.

Digital Town Hall

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Digital Town Hall: Military Sexual Assault

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, our panelists discussed military sexual assault. Viewers submitted questions and comments to our panelists through live chat, Twitter, Facebook, and email.

Trauma-Informed Services Training