Monday — October 25, 2021
He Just Needs Help
I met him through a mutual friend. My friend told me that he was extremely outgoing and friendly, and everyone loved him. He seemed nice, so when he asked me to dinner, I said “yes” without hesitation. He picked me up from my house, gave me flowers and opened the car door. "Wow! He's too good to be true."Read more
Monday — October 18, 2021
Victims of crime are given their rights in printed form by law enforcement, when requested, after a crime has occurred. ALWAYS ASK FOR THEM!Read more
Thursday — October 07, 2021
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and during this month we connect and collaborate in unity with individuals and other organizations throughout our Nation to raise awareness about domestic violence and share about prevention efforts being made. When one hears the words “domestic violence,” the visualization that comes to mind is typically a female victim of male-inflicted abuse. Although statistics...Read more
Wednesday — September 22, 2021
“Remember ME on California Native American Day”
This Friday, in recognition of California Native American Day, September 24, 2021, we will be closing our office for the day to celebrate and acknowledge the diverse and culturally rich Native American...Read more
Monday — September 20, 2021
Hello, my name is Joseph Saenz Yanez and I am excited...Read more
Wednesday — September 15, 2021
September is Suicide Awareness Month!
National Suicide Prevention Month
Across the nation September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month with the goal of raising awareness about suicide and educating the public...
Friday — August 27, 2021
So, what about CORTISOL?
Cortisol is known as the “stress hormone.” Our bodies produce it when we are in “fight or flight” situations. Adrenal glands produce different hormone...Read more
Friday — August 20, 2021
My Intern Experience
Everyone here is so gracious and giving. Seeing the work that CCVAP is doing has made me curious about becoming an advocate. Who knows, I might return in a few years.Read more
Tuesday — August 10, 2021
New to Our Team!
Hello, my name is Whitney and I am a new Victim Advocate working...
Friday — July 30, 2021
The Community Story Tree
Cahuilla Consortium is hosting the "Community Story Tree!"Read more
Sunday — July 18, 2021
World Listening Day!
Google defines listening as, “a station for intercepting electronic communications.” That is technically correct, however, it fails to mention anything about undivided attention or patience. 70% of a person’s day...Read more
Friday — July 16, 2021
Introducing: Lily Clarke, Intern Advocate
The CCVAP welcomes CIMC TWEX, Lily Clarke, our Intern Advocate...Read more
Monday — June 21, 2021
6 Things We Can Do to Support our 2SLGBTQ Relatives
Here are 6 ways to support...Read more
Thursday — June 03, 2021
New to the Team: Dobby!
he CCVAP has a new member to the team, his name is Dobby and he is a black and tan, Dachshund. He is 7-months old and has been coming into the CCVAP Office each day with his mom, ...Read more
Tuesday — June 01, 2021
Take a look at the legislation that was passed by in 2018, known as Savanna’s Act. The law is named after Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, who was murdered in 2017.Savanna was a vibrant 22-year-old expectant mother, and...Read more
Monday — May 24, 2021
What Is Grooming?
Grooming is when someone builds a relationship of trust and emotional connection with child or person that is vulnerable so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse their target person. A groomer/perpetrator knows...Read more
Tuesday — May 18, 2021
The Dangers of Online Dating
We are living in the digital age, which allows us to connect with people all over the world without ever leaving our homes. With the Internet, we can be...Read more
Monday — May 10, 2021
Human Trafficking: Types
Human Trafficking in today’s world is not a simple business. Many may have a basic understanding of what Human Trafficking (HT) is, but some may not be familiar with some of the basic “types.”Read more
Wednesday — May 05, 2021
May 5th was declared the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People.Read more
Monday — April 26, 2021
What's Denim Got to Do with It
He was arrested and convicted. Later, he appealed his conviction. The court ruled that because she was wearing tight jeans...Read more
Monday — April 19, 2021
She returned to her reservation to find healing on the land and within her culture.Read more
Monday — April 12, 2021
She was 13 and it was her first school dance. The boy who asked her to dance was a friend, he was always kind and always courteous. They danced the first one, a fast one and then he asked her to stay for the second, a slow one. She put her hand...Read more
Thursday — October 08, 2020
So why didn’t you just leave?
"So why didn’t you just leave?" That question is the most frequently asked one regarding a battering situation and the one that causes anguish for so many domestic violence survivors.Read more