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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


One of our most popular online events each year — don’t miss it!

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Register – Member: $15* (save $20) | Non Member: $35 (explore membership with our coalition)

The New DV Laws Webinar is one of our most popular online events each year; don’t miss it! If you’re an attorney or advocate, and want to learn how legislation effective in 2019 will impact your work with survivors, register today. Join us on January 10th at 2 p.m.


New Policy Webinar – The CA Values Act

  • Wednesday, January 30th
  • 10-11 a.m.
  • Register - Member: $15* (save $20) | Non Member: $35 (explore membership with our coalition)

Our coalition has had a voice in the passage and legal defense of the California Values Act. This webinar will summarize the recently released Department of Justice guidance around the law.


New Prevention Peer Network Webinar – Free and Open to Everyone
Register Today

  • Thursday, December 20th from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
  • Register
  • Free and open to everyone

Prevention programs often use media to show examples of abuse in relationships or sexual violence, but young people can benefit from more critical media literacy. During this webinar, led by eleven24 Founder Tonjie Reese, participants will gain a deeper knowledge about media literacy and how to empower young people with critical media literacy.


New Prevention Peer Network Call Series – Free and Open to Everyone
Join us on December 28th at 2 p.m.

Sign up for our Prevention Peer Network Call series! Our next call will be Friday, December 28th at 2 p.m. 

Join a network of people committed to preventing domestic violence at every level! Preventionists have requested additional opportunities to connect with their peers across the state, and we’ve heard you. The Partnership is excited to invite you to a participate in a monthly call to connect with your prevention peers. In these informal discussions, which t


Organizational Values Impact Effectiveness
Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus Reflects on its Use of the CROS Tool

Last year, Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus used the Partnership’s Cultural Responsiveness Organizational Self-Assessment (CROS) tool to address implicit bias and increase organizational equity. Are you ready to see where your team lands on the spectrum of cultural responsiveness? After reading about Haven’s experience, explore the CROS tool for yourself!

What was the challenge faced and what accounts for it?


Shifting the Lens: Engaging Boys and Men in the Prevention of Violence
Written by Alejandra Aguilar, Program Specialist at the Partnership

Gender pronouns: She, Her, Hers

A crying baby is handed over to an adult to calm, and every single time, the adult would ask: What is it? – Because inadvertently, when meeting someone, the first clue we need in order to figure out how to respond is their gender.

Press release

Update on U.S. v. State of California Lawsuit

Last Wednesday, our coalition attended a federal court hearing in Sacramento to protect the California Values Act. As you may remember from our last statement, the federal government is seeking to block the Values Act, a high policy priority the Partnership worked to pass in 2017.

Member Stories

Member story

Member Stories
"Membership has provided me with the opportunity to have a voice regarding state law and policy that affects my community and the victims we serve..." - Adam Dodge, Laura's House

“Membership has provided me with the opportunity to have a voice regarding state law and policy that affects my community and the victims we serve. Through legislative advocacy, I have discovered powerful new ways to assist my clients and collaborate with colleagues across the state.” – Adam Dodge, Legal Director, Laura’s House