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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 with names of the reporters who will be in attendance for information on covering the event.