Sexual assault, sexual violence and victim shaming will not be tolerated in the City of Los Angeles. Today on Denim Day, I joined Council President Nury Martinez, LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, and Patti Giggans, Executive Director of Peace Over Violence in wearing denim to support survivors of sexual violence.
With safer at home orders in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, victims are more vulnerable than ever while sheltering in place with their abuser. No one should have to suffer. There are services and resources available for those who need it.
– Dial 2-1-1 any time to get connected with services and support in your area
– Domestic Violence shelter assistance hotline: 310-281-2822
– Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-978-3600, or
– Dial 9-1-1. Law enforcement is still responding to domestic violence and sexual assault calls, and Emergency Protective Orders are still being issued