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Notice: A settlement has been reached in Katie A. et al. v. Diana Bontá et al.
Information about how to participate, and how the settlement may affect your rights, is available here.
The notice postcard is available here.
For more information, please visit the settlement website at or contact the Settlement Administrator at 1-888-212-3832.

Aviso: Se ha llegado a un acuerdo en Katie A. et al. c. Diana Bonta et al.
La informacion sobre como participar y como el acuerdo peude afectar sus derechos esta disponible aqui.
La notificación en tarjeta postal, está disponible aquí.
Para más información, por favor visite el sitio web del acuerdo en, o contacte al Administrador del Acuerdo llamando al 1-888-212-3832.

Message From The Director

Lisa Wong, Psy.D., Interim Director

The first week of February is Gun Violence Survivors Week, and it is devastating to go into it with several high-profile mass shootings in the past two weeks alone. No one could have predicted that the Lunar New Year’s Eve mass shooting in Monterey Park at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio would be another in a tragic wave of mass shootings in our state, preceded by a mass shooting in Central California just days before, and followed by horrendous incidents of gun violence in Half Moon Bay, Oakland, San Diego, and the Beverly Crest neighborhood of Los Angeles this past weekend. This has all occurred alongside the tragic loss of Black lives at the hands of law enforcement, most recently Keenan Anderson, Tyre Nichols, and Anthony Lowe, Jr., as we collectively observe Black History Month.

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