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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

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Joint Action Alert from the Partnership and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Ask Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris to sign onto Dear Colleague Letters Protecting Funding for Survivors

Take action to make sure the voices of survivors are heard and that support services are available! Dear Colleague Letters in support of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) and Rape Prevention Education (RPE) are now circulating in the Senate and available for Senators to sign onto this week.

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Action Alert
Tell Your Member of Congress to Vote NO on the American Health Care Act

Today, the House of Representatives plan to vote on a bill (the AHCA) that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Loss of the ACA would threaten the healthcare of millions of people across our country, but victims of domestic violence would face particular harm. Make sure your Congressional Representatives know that this is simply inexcusable.

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

Emergency Preparedness Toolkit
A Guide for Domestic Violence Organizations

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Emergencies are inevitable; but by developing safety plans and procedures in advance, your organization can effectively identify and address impending hazards, as well as prepare effective measures to aid recovery after the event. The Partnership’s Emergency Preparedness Toolkit includes a compilation of trusted emergency preparedness resources and guidance materials.

Press release

New voluntary tax contribution option will benefit California survivors of domestic violence
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence and Assemblywoman Catherine Baker launch new tax donation campaign: California Taxpayers Support Survivors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2017

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

New voluntary tax contribution option will benefit California survivors 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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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