CWLC Resources

Resources: Violence Against Women

Teen Dating Violence in California Schools: Know Your Rights

August 8, 2017

Know Your IX’s State Policy Playbook

July 6, 2017

Know Your IX’s State Policy Playbook outlines key reforms that students, advocates, and state policymakers can pursue to support survivors on campus, keep students safe, and end gender-based violence in school. For more information, visit the Know Your IX website here.

Landmark Bipartisan Justice for Victims Act Signed into Law (2016)

December 30, 2016

Senate Bill (SB) 813, the Justice for Victims Act, introduced by Senator Connie Leyva, eliminates the statute of limitations for rape and related crimes in California. It was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in September 2016.

The California Victim Compensation Program

December 21, 2016

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) can help victims and family members of victims of crimes help pay for bills and related expenses that result from certain violent crimes, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse. If you have been the victim of a violent crime or have been threatened with injury, you
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S.T.O.P. Teen Dating Violence (2015)

November 14, 2015

S.T.O.P Teen Dating Violence resources are related to the October 2015 presentation in which teen dating violence is discussed, why it is a problem, the responsibility schools play in addressing teen dating violence under Title IX, and its relation to California state law.

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in Schools: What Title IX Requires (2011)

April 20, 2011

This document is intended to provide a summary of the Office for Civil Rights “Dear Colleague” letter issued on April 4, 2011, which provided special Title IX guidance on sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.

Teen Dating Violence: Know Your Rights (2010)

April 2, 2011

This resource explains the pervasiveness of teen dating violence, how schools need to address the issue, schools’ legal duties, and information regarding Title IX.

Murder at Home Project (2005)

April 1, 2011

The Murder at Home Project sought to transform criminal justice, community, and media responses to intimate partner violence to ensure that these crimes are taken seriously and addressed appropriately. In 2005, CWLC released its policy report Murder at Home: An Examination of Legal and Community Responses to Intimate Femicide in California.