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Child Advocacy Center News: Governor signed AB 2741 (Rubio)

October 16, 2020


As a proud certified Child Advocacy Center, we are happy to announce that on September 30, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 2741 (Rubio), a bill that creates statutory requirements for children’s advocacy centers (CAC). These requirements clarify what services must be provided to qualify as a CAC. This historic move helps ensure that abused children receive the specific services they need for healing and justice, minimizes re-traumatization to hurt children, improves investigations into allegations of child abuse, and decreases investigational costs.  Read more

We all deserve abuse-free lives ~ DVAM Message

October 1, 2020

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Did you know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence from a partner in their lifetimes? Survivors of Domestic Violence experience not only physical injuries, but also financial hardship, mental health issues, and chronic lifetime health problems. And the current pandemic has exacerbated all of the stressors that can cause violent abuse. Throughout October, we will be raising funds to support our work with survivors of Domestic Violence. Partners like you make it possible for us to provide intervention, support, and prevention services. Together we can ensure that everyone in our community has the opportunity for an abuse-free life... Read more

Change 4 Community: Moving Towards Solidarity a 4-part series

August 27, 2020

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In response to racial injustice, civil unrest, and the Black Lives Matter Movement, StrengthUnited in collaboration with The Wellness Institute, and UrbanPromise LA have joined forces to provide a 4-part series via Zoom for the Canoga Park community and surrounding neighborhoods. The goals are to take action, raise awareness, and process racial injustice and its impact on our community from their home.  We are calling this Change 4 Community: Moving Towards Solidarity. Read more

Free 6 week Financial Literacy Course - English

August 25, 2020

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StrengthUntied is offering a free Financial Literacy course to our clients, which will take place over six weeks beginning in October. The first course will be in English, with a Spanish course in early 2021. For more information or to enroll, please contact Stephanie Molen at  Read more


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