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California Victim Compensation Program Initiates Online Access System 11/12/14

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) has been awarded the Office for Victims of Crime Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity federal grant to initiate planning for the development of a comprehensive Online Access (OLA) system.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ending Domestic Violence Year-Round 11/3/14

By Shaina Brown, Public Affairs and Communications Associate, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

As we close out Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am moved to remember that our work never stops. Domestic Violence Awareness Month, like Sexual Assault Awareness Month, does not have a shelf life of 30 days. The work of advocates, the experiences of survivors, and the dedication of state agencies is not limited to one month a year. Rather, we are dedicated to ending violence 365 days a year.

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