Advocates Call for the Legislature’s Leadership to Ensure Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence in Final Budget

VALOR, along with The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence,  the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, and the Culturally Responsive Domestic Violence Network are alarmed that Governor Gavin Newsom failed to include funding for sexual and domestic violence prevention in his May Budget Revision. Domestic and sexual violence are not inevitable and can be prevented with long-term initiatives that educate and equip Californians to change unacceptable social norms and systems that perpetuate violence.  VALOR call son the Governor and the California legislature to allocate $15 million in ongoing funding for prevention program

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