October 2015 eNews

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What is YOUR No More Statement?

Click below to view last year's No More Campaign
Contra Costa Says No More!
Building on the national momentum of the No More campaign aired during the NFL season ( and local efforts last year, high school athletes are filming their own No More messages for a regional media campaign.
The campaign will be a compilation of No More statements by athletes and community members who are standing up to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Contra Costa County's Board of Supervisors will be showcasing a No More public service announcement and the launch of ContraCostaSaysNoMore social media at its October 20th meeting, kicking off the yearlong campaign.

During October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Here Are Some Actions You Can Take:

Learn More

Mark Your Calendars

  • Victim Assistance Training Online - a web-based basic victim advocacy training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime.
  • Calculating Safety: Domestic Violence and Child Support Parenting Time Initiatives - 10/7.
  • Best Practices for Advocacy & Law Enforcement: Where Are We & Where Do We Need to Go? - 10/20
  • Mandated Child Abuse Training - 10/20. Click here for more information.
Save the Date:
  • 23rd Annual Rebuilding Lives Luncheon benefitting STAND! for Families Free of Violence - 10/8/15
  • Join us on 10/20 as the Board of Supervisors says No More to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • Innovations: Best Practices & Innovations in Interpersonal Violence Response - 11/5/15.
  • 4th Annual Partners for Justice benefitting Community Violence Solutions - 11/12/15.
  • Contra Costa County Human Trafficking Summit - 1/28/16 (more information to come)
More local and national training opportunities, in addition to upcoming meetings and events can be found on our calendar.

Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence, an initiative of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, is a public/private partnership designed to reduce domestic violence, family violence, sexual assault, elder abuse and human trafficking in Contra Costa County.  Authorized by the California Legislature as the first Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence County (SB968) the initiative is aligning policies, practices and protocols, coordinating services and creating a climate where violence and abuse are not tolerated.

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