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Victim Services Talk Series

Victim Services Talk Series, 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.

Victim Services Talk Series, Ep. 5: "My Sister's House"

CalVCP speaks with My Sister's House Executive Director Nilda Valmores to learn how the Sacramento-based organization assists victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. My Sister's House specializes in serving Asian Pacific Islanders through their 24-hour multilingual helpline, emergency shelter, and Women-to-Work program.

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.

Media Coverage

Dealing with Trauma
August 23, 2012

VCGCB Executive Officer, Julie Nauman speaks with Fox 40's Alisa Becerra about California Victim Compensation Program's services for victims of crime, in light of the rising crime rates seen in many California cities.

Ayunda Para Victimas de Crimen
October 1, 2009

Coverage of a Sacramento family affected by homicide, their journey to grieve and recover and the financial assistance from the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP). © Univision (KUVS 19 Sacramento)

Almas Que Nunca Moriran
September 25, 2009

Coverage of "The Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims" vigil on the West Steps of the State Capitol. The event was sponsored by the Sacramento Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children (POMC). Speakers included Debbie Lowe and Barbara Ramirez of POMC, Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of VCGCB and CalVCP, Susan Fischer, Governor Schwarzenegger's Victim Advocate, Chaplain Mindi Russell, Sacramento Deputy DA Anne Marie Schubert, Mark Tyndale, VP of Sacramento Police Officers Association and more. © Univision (KUVS 19 Sacramento)

California Crime Victims' Rights Month Rally

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.

Anna Caballero Thanks Victim Advocates and Supporters

Secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency Anna Caballero shared at the Crime Victims' Rights Rally on April 23rd, in Sacramento. The Secretary expressed her gratitude for those who work with crime victims and survivors every day. She thanked them for their help, compassion and dedicated service.

Victims' Rights Rally 2012

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

Digital Town Hall

2014 Victims' Rights Digital Town Hall Part 1

A panel of experts discussed victims' issues at our Victims' Rights Digital Town Hall on April 16th from 10 am to noon. Viewers submitted questions and comments to our panelists through live chat and Twitter. The topic of the first session was Collaborative Victim Services.

2014 Victims' Rights Digital Town Hall Part 2

A panel of experts discussed victims' issues at our Victims' Rights Digital Town Hall on April 16th from 10 am to noon. Viewers submitted questions and comments to our panelists through live chat and Twitter. The topic of the second session was Victims' Rights, Victims First.

Restitution Summit

Restitution Summit Opening Comments

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.

Restitution Summit Panel 1 - District Attorneys

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.

Restitution Summit Panel 2 - Chief Probation Officers

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.

Restitution Summit Panel 3 - Judges

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.

Restitution Summit Panel 4 - Collections

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.

Restitution Summit Closing Comments

In November of 2010, the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board along with the California District Attorneys Association hosted the 2010 California Restitution Summit. This unprecedented summit brought together victim advocates, district attorneys, defense bar, judges, parole and probation officers, local and state restitution collections officials, and other public safety stakeholders to have an open discussion about the best-practices across the state on the issue of restitution collection.