My team and I participated in the Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS), “Victory for Victims,” walk and run in Lake Balboa on Sunday, April 17th. CATS is a program of Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center, and has been serving the area since 1997. Their mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive care to victims of domestic and sexual assault and child victims of sexual abuse in a supportive and comforting environment.
Along with my colleague Councilmember Mike Bonin, I sponsored a resolution declaring Wednesday, April 27th as “Denim Day” in Los Angeles. Denim Day is an opportunity for us to demonstrate that there’s never any excuse for sexual abuse or violence, and that rape is rape, regardless of excuses.