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Partners for Justice – Novemer 12, 2015

November 12 is right around the corner! Please join CVS and the Contra Costa County District Attorneys’ Association at the fourth annual “Partners for Justice” fundraising event. See the full invitation for details, and to RSVP and purchase tickets: http://sendomatic.com/asp/v?r=cvsfundraiser%40contracostada.org_18485273 Many thanks to our generous and hardworking […]

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Introducing our newest co-located staff member at the Children’s Interview Center!

Introducing our newest co-located staff member at the Children's Interview Center!

Jojo is a Golden Retriever from Canine Companions for Independence with two years of training. She is a facility dog for the Children’s Interview Center. She stays with her handler, Mary Picket, at the District Attorney’s Office from 8-5 every day, and is available to come and […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Video

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events – 2015

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See CVS highlighted on Bay Area Focus

Executive Director Andrees Montilliano and Development Director Debbie McCann were interviewed for this segment, which aired on Sunday 3/1. Find the whole show here: https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaFocus?ref=hl

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Childhood trauma spurred San Pablo chief to career in law enforcement

The ripples of childhood trauma are wide-reaching. San Pablo Police Chief Lisa Rosales shares how the entire community can be affected by crimes against children in the Contra Costa Times.

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Read about CVS in an article by Terry Leoni

Read about CVS in an article by Terry Leoni, published in the current edition of Contra Costa Lawyer: http://cclawyer.cccba.org/2015/02/community-violence-solutions-the-unsung-heroes-of-the-ccc-justice-system/

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2015 Human Trafficking Summit

On January 14, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation, joining communities across the country in naming January 2015 “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” and urging “all residents to actively participate in the efforts to both raise awareness of and end all forms […]

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California Women’s Policy Summit

The State of California funds rape crisis services at a rate of $1.54 per survivor annually. CVS was at the table as funding for rape crisis centers was among the many pressing issues discussed at the California Women’s Policy Summit on January 14. The Summit is an […]

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Thank You

“PARTNERS FOR JUSTICE” Fundraising Event December 2014 We are extremely fortunate to have the ongoing support and partnership of the Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys Association, who organized and sponsored this event to benefit CVS. Our thanks go out to everyone at the Association, and especially […]

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