“Take A Stand” and say “NO MORE” for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October sets the stage for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and spotlights opportunities to raise awareness ,  honor survivors, support their causes, and advocate for change. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence asks everyone to take a stand and remind  “the nation that there are still countless people–victims and survivors, their children and families, their friends and family, their communities–impacted by domestic violence.” In collaboration with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, and Cal OES (Governor’s Office of Emergency Services), CALCASA promotes the NO MORE Campaign. NO MORE aims to raise public awareness and engagement around ending domestic violence and sexual assault. This month (and any other month) allies can be a part of the act, they can help fund local programs in the fight against domestic violence and sexual assault by purchasing a No MORE License Plate. CALCASA stands solidarity with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, and a shared vision for a California free from domestic violence.

Lorena Campos

Communications Associate Lorena Campos is a Chicana and Stockton, CA native. She began her work with CALCASA as an intern in the spring of 2015. Since then Lorena has graduated from the University of the Pacific with a B.A. in Political Science, and Minor in Ethnic Studies. Many of her experiences and efforts include: creating inclusive and outreach programming as an Inclusion Coordinator with the University of the Pacific Multicultural Center, facilitating workshops and trainings as a Student to Student Healthy Relationships Peer Educator with the University of the Pacific Women’s Resource Center, and Providing Safe Zone Trainings as an Ally to the LGBTQIA+ community. After working at the University post-graduation, she is excited to return to social justice and advocacy work as the Communications Associate for CALCASA.

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