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Elected officials, advocates to rally on steps of Capitol to grow state domestic violence funds
Educational briefing to follow

Press release
 

Media Advisory
January 2, 2017

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES 
EVENT DATE: Thursday, January 4, 2018

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

Elected officials, advocates to rally on steps of Capitol to grow state domestic violence funds
Educational briefing to follow

Sacramento, CA – The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) will convene coalition members, legislators and allies for a Capitol rally to fund lasting solutions to domestic violence in the state budget. Afterward, there will be an educational briefing on domestic violence in California, in which panelists will discuss how social norms about sexual harassment and gender equality contribute to domestic violence, and investigate prevention strategies for safer communities.

When and Where:   
Thursday, January 4, 2018 – California State Capitol

  • Rally: 10-11 a.m. – North Steps
  • Educational Briefing: 11 a.m.-noon – Capitol Room 437

Rally Speakers:                     

  • Kathy Moore, Executive Director of the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
  • Nilda Valmores, Executive Director of My Sister’s House
  • Beth Hassett, Executive Director of WEAVE
  • Anastacia Snyder, Executive Director of Catalyst Domestic Violence Services
  • Laura Segura, Executive Director of Monarch Services
  • Chivas Mays, Survivor and Housing Manager of Stand Up Placer
  • Matt Huckabay, Executive Director of the Center for Violence-Free Relationships
  • Jenya Cassidy, Director of the California Work and Family Coalition
  • Assemblymember Blanca Rubio
  • Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
  • Senator Scott Wiener
  • Senator Connie Leyva
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski

Educational Briefing Panelists:

  • Kathy Moore, Executive Director of the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
  • A representative from the Blue Shield of California Foundation
  • Nilda Valmores, Executive Director of My Sister’s House
  • Anastacia Snyder, Executive Director of Catalyst Domestic Violence
  • David Lee, Director of Prevention Services, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

For More Information: https://cpedv.formstack.com/forms/keep_ca_in_the_lead_on_ending_dv

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