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

General Agency Information
Name: City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
Alternate Name(s): Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
Address: 809 Center Street, Room 10
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-420-5363
Days/Hours of Operation: By Appointment
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.

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 Persons: 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.