Domestic violence resource centers boost efforts in south Sacramento neighborhoods

In the three years that Dajha Richards was in a troubled relationship with her boyfriend, she kept silent, rarely asking for help and never seeking out resources, her family said.

She tried to go it alone, to get out and start over. But she lost her life before she got the chance, allegedly shot and killed by her boyfriend.

Now, some Sacramento domestic violence service providers are targeting neighborhoods, like Richards’ in south Sacramento, in hopes of interrupting that cycle. See more