Setting Strong Policy

Passing strong, comprehensive legislation and promoting policies that address the range of issues impacting survivors and their families

Communicating Priorities

Making the most of opportunities in social and traditional media and engaging a variety of messengers to promote solutions to critical issues in our movement

Building Capacity

Allowing every person working toward a violence-free California to become much more effective and efficient in addressing all facets of domestic violence

Press release

Media Alert: Annual Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Rally taking place at the California State Capitol

Media Contact: Jessica Merrill                                      February 13, 2017
Mobile: (707) 330-6838
Email: jessica@cpedv.org


Action Alert
Tell Congress: Rescind the Anti-Muslim and Anti-Refugee Executive Orders Now!

President Trump’s January Executive Orders relating to immigrants and refugees endanger the safety of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, their families, and communities at large, further isolate victims and create barriers to established legal protections for victims. 


Action Alert
Oppose Any Cuts to Violence Against Women Act Funding

Like many of you, we are deeply concerned by reporting in The Hill indicating that the new administration’s budget proposal may call for the elimination of the Office on Violence Against Women and Violence Against Women Act grants. We take seriously any efforts to reduce or eliminate funding for domestic violence services.


Action Alert
Oppose Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation as Attorney General

Judiciary Committee Hearings begin this Tuesday, January 10th, and the Partnership stands with the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) in opposing Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation as Attorney General. NTF recently sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee outlining why Senator Sessions is not qualified to be our top victim advocate.

Publication California Partnership to End Domestic ViolenceCalifornia Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Voter Engagement Guide 2016

The Partnership and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, is pleased to present a Voter Engagement Guide for the 2016 election. The guide provides voter engagement activities, candidate information, social media tips, important dates and more to help your organization engage with your community to get involved.


#FreeBresha Campaign
The Partnership Sends Letter Urging Ohio Prosecutor to Drop All Charges Against Bresha

The #FreeBresha Campaign has made headlines as an example of systemic injustice affecting survivors–particularly black girls and women–who defend themselves and their families against domestic violence. If you are not familiar with this case, Bresha is a 15 year-old teen living in Ohio. Along with her mother and siblings, she experienced years of abuse from her father.


NNEDV’s Domestic Violence Counts Survey Day
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Have you ever wondered how much communities rely on domestic violence organizations for support? The data has consistently shown that thousands of people receive services in just one day. 

As we prepare for NNEDV’s Domestic Violence Counts Survey Day on September 14, 2016, we think about survivors who have received support in previous years:

Resource Tool Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based ViolenceDeborah Son, MSW: STAND! For Families Free of ViolenceMinouche Kandel, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women & Alexandra Lutnick, RTI InternationalDerald Wing Sue, Christina M. Capodilupo, Gina C. Torino, Jennifer M. Bucceri, Aisha M. B. Holder, Kevin L. Nadal, and Marta Esquilin Teachers College, Columbia UniversityAdaptation from Sue, Derald Wing, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, Wiley & Sons, 2010.Celina Alveraz, Empower Yolo, WOCN Aspiring Ally and Jackie Burris, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, WOCN Aspiring AllySarah Khan and Vivian LeeHolly Grace Palmer, Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus County and Adaora Ezike, MHS California Adolescent Health Collaborative at PHIDeep Kaur Jodhka, Sikh Family Center and Nancy Wan, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based ViolenceKristine King, Project Coordinator, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse and Rhonda Martinson, Consultant on behalf of Praxis International

Our Statewide Domestic Violence Conference: Keeping the Momentum Going

Resource Tool The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; National Latin@ Network - Casa de Esperanza; Department of Justice; Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence

New Language Access Resources
Making Services Accessible to Limited English Proficiency, Deaf & Hard of Hearing DV Survivors

Survivors with limited language proficiency (LEP) are more likely to seek services if those services are provided in their language, and any organization receiving federal financial assistance—either directly or indirectly—is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the American with Disabilities Act.

Press release

The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence on the continued domestic violence allegations against Assemblymember Hernández


Media Contact: Jessica Merrill, Communications & Development Manager: jessica@cpedv.org | (916) 444-7163, x118

Press release

Safety and Accountability:
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence’s statement on the allegations against Assemblymember Hernandez

The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence is aware of the recent allegations of domestic violence against Assemblymember Roger Hernandez. As the coalition voice representing California’s domestic violence community, we are concerned about these charges, and want to reaffirm the importance of supporting victims and fostering meaningful accountability for people who harm others. Because the case at hand is open and ongoing, we do not have all the facts and cannot presume the nature of the evidence, nor the legal implications thereof.