California Victim Compensation Board

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Organizational Change

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Government Claims Program Moves to Department of General Services

On July 1, 2016, the Government Claims Program moved to the Department of General Services. Please see the new Government Claims Program website for more details. Please also update your bookmarks to point to its new address.

Press Release

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State Victim Compensation Program Changes Name 7/1/16

The Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board is now the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), effective July 1.

Press Release

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Victims of Crime Resource Center mobile app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store 6/20/16

A free new mobile app from the McGeorge School of Law’s Victims of Crime Resource Center helps crime survivors easily access needed resources.

Executive Officer Statement


Executive Officer Statement on the Orlando Mass Shooting 6/13/16

California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) Executive Officer, Julie Nauman, released the following statement on the Orlando mass shooting.

Press Release

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CalVCP Adds Up Big Numbers with Statewide Denim Clothing Drive 5/31/16

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) today announced the results of its month-long denim clothing drive. The denim collected during the drive, assists crime survivors, while raising awareness and educating the public about the misconceptions of sexual assault.

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Looking Ahead: Sexual Assault Survivors 6/22/16

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By Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, CalVCB

When the news broke that a Stanford University student, Brock Turner, was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster at a campus party, many thought he would be punished with a jail sentence that fit the crime.

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