Invest to Prevent: Pathways to End Domestic Violence in California
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Invest to Prevent: Pathways to End Domestic Violence in California

June 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for an important conversation about the impact that investing in prevention and early intervention strategies can have on reducing domestic violence. As outlined in the Little Hoover Commission report, now is the time to invest, especially given the increase of domestic violence over the past year. By increasing state level coordination of violence prevention efforts, supporting successful state and local programs, leveraging federal resources, and directing funds to promote prevention, California can continue to lead the nation in preventing and ending domestic violence.

During the Briefing we will:

Learn about the findings from recent surveys sponsored by the Blue Shield ofCalifornia Foundation about the unequal impacts of COVID-19 on Californians, and support for addressing domestic violence as a societal issue.

Advance innovative strategies to disrupt domestic violence, increase coordination across state agencies, create supportive environments for families to flourish, and address systemic inequities that contribute to violence.

Hear from California leaders at the forefront of prevention and early intervention strategies:

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia
Chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks
Chair of the Select Committee on Social Housing

Alejandra Aguilar and Krista Niemczyk
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Virginia Duplessis
Futures Without Violence

Marisol Franco
Women’s Foundation California, Moderator

Marc Philpart
Policy Link/Alliance for Boys and Men of Color

Lucia Corral Peña
Blue Shield of California Foundation


P.S. Check out this research Californians Experiences of Violence during the Pandemic 2021 from UCSD that will also be highlighted during this briefing.


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