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They're Combating Domestic Violence With Food And Toys

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With domestic violence calls in L.A. County up 8% over this time last year, the Violence Intervention Program started calling people to see what might reduce their stress while cooped up at home during the pandemic.

The answer: Food, care packages with toys, and help finding ways to get some rent relief.

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