National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The 2021 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is April 18–24, 2021. As the nation’s first and largest victim compensation program, the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from

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CVU News – March 2021

From the desk of Harriet Salarno, Chair & Founder March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month THANK YOU TO OUR FAITHFUL SUPPORTERS: Dr. Monty Peterson Asm Jim Cooper California Crime Victims Coalition Kathy & Fred

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National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM). This is an issue that impacts everyone – not just teens – but their parents, teachers, friends and communities as well. Together, we can raise the nation’s awareness about teen dating violence and promote safe, healthy relationships.

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Happy Heavenly Birthday, Catina

From Nina Salarno Besselman: My mom has spent 41 years celebrating Catina’s birthday at her gravesite. My big sister and my mom are my inspiration———-Happy Heavenly Birthday, Catina. You are missed.

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Last year the Salarnos and Besselmans were blessed to be at Pearl Harbor honoring the Greatest Generation and the sacrifices they made. Being there on this important day, we were deeply reminded of those who

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CVU Annual Giving Drive

Dear Friends; I am humbled by all your help and well wishes during this difficult year of COVID in which we were unable to hold the fundraising events that sustain our organization. Attached please find

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