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City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women

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General Agency Information
Name: City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
Altername Name(s): Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
CPVAW
Address: 809 Center Street, Room 10
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-420-5363
Email: cpvaw@cityofsantacruz.com
Website: http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/city-manager/commission-for-the-prevention-of-violence-against-women
Hours
Days/Hours of Operation: By Appointment
Details
Description: The vision of this city advisory body is to end sexual assault, sexual harassment and domestic violence in the City of Santa Cruz through prevention, programs and public policy.

Purpose:
To make ending violence against women the highest priority in the City of Santa Cruz; to ensure collaboration with other public and private agencies to support existing programs and support the development of new programs as needed; to facilitate meaningful citizen participation in the work of the Commission; and to continue to work with law enforcement to develop strategies for the successful prosecution and conviction of the crimes of violence against women.
Mission: To collaborate with local stakeholder partners and law enforcement to ensure best practices to respond to and prosecute violent crimes against women.
Meetings: Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the months of February, March, May, August, September, and November at 6:45 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA. The Commission consists of seven members who are appointed by the City Council.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: Public Service
Fees: None
Areas Served: City of Santa Cruz
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: City Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Crime Prevention
Domestic Violence Issues
Domestic Violence Support Groups
Government Agencies
Police/Community Relations Groups
Public Awareness/Education
Self Defense Training
Sexual Assault Prevention
This agency was last updated on May 28, 2019