Two Contra Costa County organizations have been recently handed out $700,000 in federal funds to support victims of violence and human trafficking.
The $400,000 of the grant will go to the Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department and $300,000 will go to STAND! For Families Free of Violence. The US Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women provided the grants.
Federal Programs Related to - Crime & Legal, General/Other
Programs that promote and preserve the conditions that enable community residents to live in a safe and peaceful environment through the enforcement of laws that protect life and property and the administration of justice according to the principles of law and equity.
Crime Control & Prevention Programs that discourage preventable crime, obtain information from the public about suspected criminal activity, investigate alleged crimes, provide support for witnesses to and victims of crimes and reduce targeted types of crime.
Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who are her suppliers.
Contra Costa County Groups Receive Funding for Human Trafficking Victims