Victims Rights

VINE Webinar Recording – Alliance –  2010
Created by Bob Bales, Senior Learning Specialist of Appriss, Inc. and the National Family Justice Center Alliance in March of 2010, the Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) Webinar is designed to create awareness about automated victim notification.  It explains how VINE can serve as a resource not only for victims and survivors of crime, but also for law enforcement, service providers, and communities.

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Victim Compensation Program – Goodwin & Munson – 2010
Created by JoAnn Goodwin, Christie Munson, and the Alliance in April of 2010, this Webinar focuses on California’s Victim Compensation Program. Topics include: who is eligible for compensation; what the application process is; what expenses are covered; and more.

 

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Safe at Home – Patrick &  Alliance for HOPE International – 2010
Created by Cathy Patrick and the Alliance in January of 2010, this Webinar details the Safe At Home Confidential Address Program. Safe at Home is California’s statewide confidential mail forwarding program for victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault and reproductive healthcare professionals, patients and volunteers.  This course covers the details and benefits of the program, the qualifications for enrollment, and information for non-profit agencies who are interested in assisting with the application process.

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Victim Rights Powerpoint -SDFJC Academy
Created for the San Diego FJC Volunteer Academy, this PowerPoint provides information regarding the constitutional rights of victims in cases of domestic violence. It includes information about state laws volunteers should know, things officers must do to help protect victims of domestic violence, mandated reporting, domestic violence, and the workplace, and an overview of federal laws.

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Victims Rights – Marsy’s Card-2008
Created by the California Attorney General’s Office in December of 2008, this brochure addresses The Victims’ Bill of Rights Act: Marsy’s Law, a measure which amended the California Constitution to provide additional rights to victims. This card includes specific sections of the Victims’ Bill of Rights, resources for information, help and support, and more.

 

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 VINE CA Communities-VINE-2010
This document, last updated in January of 2010, displays a map of California which depicts the Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) program status of each county. VINE is an anonymous and free service that provides registrants with a notification when significant changes occur to an inmate’s custody status. VINE emerged as a result of Marsy’s Law – the Victims’ Bill of Rights which requires notification of inmate transfer, release, or escape.

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