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Knowledge Is Power: Victim to Survivor
26 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
24. El Centro De Recursos Para Víctimas Del Crimen Y Los Derechos De Las Víctimas
Nuestro equipo, Ana Franco y Angélica Maldonado, hablan sobre los diversos servicios que brinda el Centro de Recursos para Víctimas del Crimen de California (California Victims of crime Resource Center, siglas en ingles VCRC) y cómo estos servicios son accesibles a través de diferentes plataformas e idiomas. Los servicios de VCRC incluyen información sobre los derechos de las víctimas, una lista personalizada de referencias, materiales informativos e investigación legal para los proveedores de servicios. El objetivo de la VCRC es ayudar a las víctimas a comprender sus derechos legales en cada etapa del proceso de justicia penal. Además, proporcionan una introducción a los derechos de las víctimas en el sistema de justicia penal.
2 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
23. Welcome to Season 3 (Spanish): Bienvenido a la 3ra Temporada
Welcome to our podcast! We are pleased to bring you season three of our podcast series. This season is completely in Spanish. Bienvenido A La 3ra Temporada - El Conocimiento Es Poder De Victima A Sobreviviente ¡Bienvenido a nuestro podcast! Nos complace presentarles la tercera temporada de nuestra serie de podcasts. Esta temporada es completamente en español. Nadie planea ser víctima de un crimen, por lo que si sucede, puede ser una sorpresa, así que únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre los derechos y servicios de las víctimas. En esta temporada, discutimos temas que incluyen los derechos de las víctimas en el sistema de justicia penal y los servicios que están disponibles para las víctimas de delitos como salud mental, compensación e inmigración. En nuestras dos primeras temporadas, puede obtener información sobre los recursos disponibles para delitos específicos y más sobre los derechos de las víctimas. Esas temporadas están disponibles en inglés. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre el material analizado en la serie, comuníquese con el Centro de Recursos para Víctimas del Crimen al 1-800-842-8467.
19 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
22. A Discussion About Safe At Home With Liz Hall
Liz Hall joins the show to discuss the Safe At Home program. She shares information about how to qualify for the program and the types of services available . She also discusses how to become an enrolling agency and which organizations are required to accept a Safe At Home confidential mailing address.
24 minutes | Dec 19, 2020
21. A Discussion About Waymakers with Lita Mercado Part 2
In part two of our discussion, Lita shares more information on the programs and services offered by Waymakers. She also talks about the role confidentiality plays when victims speak with victim advocates.
19 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
20. A Discussion About Waymakers with Lita Mercado Part 1
Lita Mercado joins the show for the first of a two-part discussion on the services provided by Waymakers. First, Lita discusses the history and mission of Waymakers, then talks about the services and eligibility requirements for receiving assistance through Waymakers. Finally, Lita details the differences relative advantages of government and community based victim services organizations.
28 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
19. A Discussion About Victim Assistance Centers With Laura Valdes
o Laura Valdes from the Yolo County Victim Assistance Center is our guest on this episode. She shares information on some of the services provided by Victim Assistances Centers across California. Laura also discusses some of the most common questions asked by crime victims, and she talks about the barriers they face in learning about victim services. Finally, she tells us about the role of the Victim Assistance Center in notifying and enforcing victims’ rights in the criminal justice system.
20 minutes | Dec 7, 2020
18. A Discussion on Cal VCB With Lynda Gledhill
Lynda Gledhill joins the show to provide information on the California Victims Compensation Board. She reviews how to apply to the program, and how applications are either approved or denied. We also discuss several other topics, such as the expenses that qualify for payment from Cal VCB and emergency expenses.
36 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
17. A Discussion About iCAN With Chris Ward
Chris Ward joins us on this episode to discuss the programs and services iCAN provides to the community before turning her attention to the victim’s role in the parole hearing process. Chris also shares her opinion on some of the most common questions asked by crime victims contacting iCAN.
25 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
16. Mental Health Services With Dr. Amir Ramezani Part 2
In part two of this episode, Dr. Ramezani continues to discuss how crime impacts a victim’s mental health by turning his attention to the recovery process. He introduces concepts such as post-traumatic growth, and shares information about some of the barriers to services crime victims may experience.
26 minutes | Nov 21, 2020
15. A Discussion On Mental Health Services With Dr. Amir Ramezani Part 1
In part one of this episode, Dr. Ramezani discusses how a crime victim’s mental health can be impacted by being the victim of a crime, and the some of the common responses he sees in victims after the crime. He talks about the role of Post-traumatic stress has in a victim’s recovery process, and he introduces several factors that affect how victims experience trauma.
1 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
14. Welcome to Season 2
We are pleased to bring you season two of our podcast series. If you have any questions about any of the material discussed in the series, please contact the Victims of Crime Resource Center at 1-800-842-8467.
29 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
13. Marsy’s Law Discussion With Mariam El - Menshawi Part 2
In part two of this episode, Mariam shares the story of Marsy Nicholas before turning her attention to the details of Marsy’s Law. She discusses various aspects of Marsy’s Law including the right to receive restitution, the right to be heard in court, and the right to refuse to interview with the defense attorney. Finally, Mariam provides the VCRC’s contact information for the audience.
18 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
12. A Discussion About The Victims Of Crime Resource Center With Mariam El - Menshawi Part 1
o In part one of this episode, Program Director Mariam El-Menshawi of The Victims of Crime Resource Center (VCRC) comes on the podcast to share information about the various services provided by the VCRC. Mariam explains the different ways victims come to learn about the VCRC, and how they can reach out to contact the VCRC for more assistance. Next, Mariam discusses how the VCRC helps victim service providers by performing legal research and providing educational materials. The VCRC’s goals are to help victims understand their legal rights at each stage of the criminal justice process while helping victims access important services along the way.
24 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
11. Sexual Harassment Discussion With Elizabeth Kristen Part 2
On the episode of the podcast, we continue our interview with Elizabeth Kristen about sexual harassment. Elizabeth is the Director of the Gender Equity &LGBT Rights Program at Legal Aid at Work. In part two of the discussion, Elizabeth gives some examples of what sexual harassment looks like in several different contexts, and she shares some examples of real life cases. Elizabeth also examines the differences between sexual assault and sexual harassment before finally touching on topics related to domestic violence
36 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
10. Sexual Harassment Discussion With Elizabeth Kristen Part 1
On the episode of the podcast, we interview Elizabeth Kristen about sexual harassment. Elizabeth is the Director of the Gender Equity &LGBT Rights Program at Legal Aid at Work. Elizabeth gives some examples of what sexual harassment in several different contexts, and gives examples of it in real life cases. Elizabeth continues by examining the differences between sexual assault and sexual harassment before finally touching on topics related to domestic violence.
21 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
9. Victims’ Rights Discussion With Meg Garvin
Meg Garvin is the Executive Director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute at the Lewis and Clark Law School. On this episode, she joins the podcast to talk about the role crime victims play in the criminal justice process. She includes information about victim rights and the value of victim participation in the criminal justice system. National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) https://law.lclark.edu/centers/national_crime_victim_law_institute/
19 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
8. Sexual Harassment Discussion With Kevin Kish
8. Sexual Harassment Discussion With Kevin Kish Kevin Kish, Director of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, joins the podcast to discuss sexual harassment. On this episode, we discuss what constitutes sexual harassment, and what steps victims can take to report it. Finally, we talk about the various remedies available to victims of sexual harassment.
14 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
7. Wage Theft Discussion With Julia Sidhu
7. Wage Theft Discussion With Julia Sidhu Julia Sidhu, Deputy Labor Commissioner at the Labor Commissioner's Office, joins the podcast to provide information on wage theft. We discuss how the Labor Commissioner's Office can help victims of wage theft, and Julia identifies some common situations where wage theft occurs. Finally, we discuss the Wage Theft Protection Act, and how immigration status affects a person's ability to file a claim. www.wagetheftisacrime.org 1-844-522-6734
27 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
6. Human Trafficking Discussion With Kirsten Raschko
Kirsten Raschko is the Anti-Trafficking Supervisor at the International Rescues committee. On this episode, Kirsten joins the podcast to talk about human trafficking. She explains the different types of human trafficking and the problems with under reporting. She also discusses the kind of assistance available for victims of human trafficking. Kirsten Raschko 916.473.5979 Sacramentotrafficking@rescue.org National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888
28 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
5. Immigration Discussion With Blake Nordahl Part 2
In part two of our conversation, Blake Nordahl, Supervising Attorney of the Immigration Law Clinic at McGeorge School of Law, provides information on how the T-Visa, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and Asylum can help victims of crime. For information about the Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA) or the T-Visa, please visit part one of our discussion. Blake joins the podcast to discuss immigration issues that can arise for crime victims. Topics in part one of the discussion include the Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA) and the U-VIsa. For information about the T-Visa, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), or Asylum, please see part two of the discussion. T Visa Resources Weave: https://www.weaveinc.org/ My Sister's House: http://www.my-sisters-house.org/ U Visa Resources McGeorge Immigration Clinic: 916-340-6080 Opening Doors: https://openingdoorsinc.org/ CRLAF: https://www.crla.org/ Fuel Network: https://www.sacfuelnetwork.org/ Centro Legal:https://centrolegal.org/
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