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TODAY: In Contra Costa County, Governor Newsom to Lift Up Gun Violence Prevention and Public Safety Efforts 

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom will hold a media availability in Contra Costa County today after visiting with members of a community-led program supporting at-risk youth that is funded by the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) Grant Program.

The Governor is proposing a $200 million investment in the CalVIP program, which was created through legislation he signed in 2019 to support evidence-based local initiatives designed to break the cycle of violence in disproportionately impacted communities, among other public safety investments by the Governor.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at approx. 12:30 p.m. PDT

The event will not be livestreamed.

**NOTE: The media availability is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSVP to govpressoffice@gov.ca.gov with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering the event.