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Domestic Violence and Abuse During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Domestic Violence and Abuse During Coronavirus Pandemic

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This conversation is part of a long-term CapRadio reporting project on how sexual assault survivors seek justice and healing. This project is supported by the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund.

Her other stories in this project include :  

Sexual Assault Survivors Want Less Police, More Trauma-Informed Professionals — Especially For Black Victims

Watch: Virtual Conversation On Race, Sexual Violence And Police Accountability

A street in downtown Sacramento during California's COVID-19 stay at home order.
A street in downtown Sacramento during California's COVID-19 stay at home order.
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CapRadio
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

 
Today's Guests:
  • Former Sacramento Sheriff Robbie Waters' daughter Deanna Earl talks about her father’s legacy
  • Georgia State University assistant professor Dennis Reidy discusses the findings of his recent study that found domestic violence rose during the Great Recession and how another increase could be on the way
  • California Partnership to End Domestic Violence programs director Jacquie Marroquin on the impact COVID-19 has had on victims of domestic violence and statewide efforts to support them
  • Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center CEO Faith Whitmore with resources for victims of domestic violence and abuse
  • Sacramento County Child Protective Services deputy director Melissa Lloyd on child abuse during the pandemic and potential solutions 

[This article was originally published by CapRadio.]