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File #: 19-1535    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/8/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/22/2019 Final action: 10/22/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign a proclamation recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Est. Time: 10 Min.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - DV Awareness Month Proclamation 10/22/19, 2. Executed Proclamation
Related files: 20-1267, 21-1456

Title

Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign a proclamation recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  (Est. Time: 10 Min.)

 

FUNDING:   N/A

Body

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:

Domestic violence is prevalent in every community, and affects people of all ages, socio-economic status, religion, race, sexual orientation or nationality. Frequently emotional abuse and controlling behavior are a component along with physical violence. Domestic violence can result in physical injury up to and and even including death. The long term effect of domestic violence and psychological trauma crosses generations.  The County of El Dorado is fortunate to have two domestic violence shelters - The Center for Violence-Free Relationships and Live Violence Free.  

 

In recognition of their good services and commitment to the community, the County proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

 

ALTERNATIVES:

N/A

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION:

N/A

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships and Live Violence Free.

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

N/A

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

N/A

 

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT:

Healthy Communities

 

CONTACT

Don Semon, Director