Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2016
One in three women and one in four men have been impacted by intimate partner violence. CalVCB is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in collaboration with the
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) to turn the “Golden State Purple” while moving forward in the fight to eradicate domestic violence. CalVCB DVAM Infographic
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: October 2016
In a single day, domestic violence shelters serve almost 5,800 women and children in California.
Every 56 minutes someone is a victim of a sexual assault, in California.
1 in 18 men and 1 in 7 women have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime in the United States.
1 in 4 men and 1 in 3 women have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States.
CalVCB can help:
pay for income loss and medical and dental treatment.
provide emergency financial assistance to relocate a victim in immediate danger.
pay for residential security systems, mental health treatment and other crime-related expenses.
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CPEDV From Portrait to Panorama Banner
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: From Portrait to Panorama. In October, the Golden State turns purple.
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CPEDV Golden State Turns Purple Graphic
In October, the Golden State turns purple.
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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.
View and share Then and Now Part 1 on YouTube→ Media Coverage
The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) is observing domestic violence awareness month through collaboration with community partners and social media outreach.