Texas Crime Victim Rights Week Observance

County Event Date/Time Contact Person email
Statewide Ceremony and Reception April 17, 2008, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Suzanne McDaniel suzanne.mcdaniel@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Agencies Involved Caswell House, Austin
Statewide Central Telephone portal for Legal Assistance to Victims April 13-18, 2008 8:00 am-5:00pm Ruth Casarez rcasarez@tlsc.org
Agencies Involved Texas Legal Services Center and Texas Access to Justice Foundation
Brazoria 6th Annual Luncheon April 14, 2008, 11am-1pm Maribel Cooper mcooper@apd.cityofalvin.com
Agencies Involved Alvin Police Department
Brazoria 13th Annual Candlelight Vigil April 15, 2008, 6:30 pm Sharon Couch sharonc@brazoria-county.com
Agencies Involved Brazoria CO District Attorney's Office
Brazos Two day conference with candlelight vigil April 16-17, 2008, 8 am-4:15 pm and 8 am - 6:30 pm Nancy Canales canalesn@bryantx.gov
Agencies Involved Bryan PD, College Station PD, Texas University PD, Brazos CO District Attorney's Office, Brazos County Attorney's Office, Brazos County Rape Crisis, Twin City Mission Domestic Violence Services, Brazos Valley Health Dept., Brazos CO Coalition against Domestic Violence
Caldwell Proclamation for Elder Abuse Awareness, Victim Rights bookmarks, information for local newspaper and information table at WalMart on April 17, 2008. April 15, 2007 Ida Reyna ireyna@austin.rr.com
Agencies Involved Caldwell CO District Attorney's Office and Sheriff's Office and Hays-Caldwell Women's Center
Chambers Candlelight Vigil April 15, 2008, 6:30 pm Danita Blasdel shatfield@co.chambers.tx.us
Agencies Involved Chambers CO District Attorney's Office and Sheriff's Office, Mont Belvieu Police Dept.
Collin Silhouette Display, Shoe Project April 14-18, 2008 Susan Webb swebb@co.collin.tx.us
Agencies Involved Collin CO District Attorney's Office and the Collin CO Crime Victim Council
Collin Safety Expo April 18, 2008, 1 pm-4 pm Susan Webb swebb@co.collin.tx.us
Agencies Involved Collin CO District Attorney's Office and the Collin CO Crime Victim Council
Collin Family Fun Day April 19, 2008 10 am-1 pm Susan Webb swebb@co.collin.tx.us
Agencies Involved Collin CO District Attorney's Office and the Collin CO Crime Victim Council
Collin Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Conference April 23, 2008 7:30 am - 2:30 pm Susan Webb swebb@co.collin.tx.us
Agencies Involved Collin CO District Attorney's Office and the Collin CO Crime Victim Council
Collin Candlelight Vigil April 24, 2008 6:30-8:00 pm Susan Webb swebb@co.collin.tx.us
Agencies Involved Collin CO District Attorney's Office and the Collin CO Crime Victim Council
Collin Child Abuse Prevention Month Awareness with training seminars throughout the week April 13-19, 2008 Caralee Gurney cgurney@cacplano.org
Agencies Involved Collin CO Children's Advocacy Center
Coryell Proclamations, Crime Victims' Rights Public Awareness Campaign Flyer/Church Bulletin Insert, Media Campaign with press and six billboards in English and Spanish Ongoing during April and CVRW Amy Perkins Amy_Perkins@coryellcounty.org
Agencies Involved Coryell CO Crime Victims' Office, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Coryell CASA, Copperas Cove PD, Gatesville PD, Coryell CO Sheriff's Office, Families in Crisis, Inc., Fort Hood Family Advocacy Program, Lone Star Legal Aid, MADD, Child Protective Services, Bell County Crime Victim Coalition, 52nd Judicial District Attorney, Coryell County Attorney and Texas Victim Services Association
Coryell Placing of the Pinwheels with 2,978 pinwheels April 12, 2008 Amy Perkins Amy_Perkins@coryellcounty.org
Agencies Involved Coryell CO Crime Victims' Office, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Coryell CASA, Copperas Cove PD, Gatesville PD, Coryell CO Sheriff's Office, Families in Crisis, Inc., Fort Hood Family Advocacy Program, Lone Star Legal
Coryell 2008 Justice for Victims. Justice for All Conference April 15, 2008, 9 am-4:30 pm Amy Perkins Amy_Perkins@coryellcounty.org
Agencies Involved Coryell CO Crime Victims' Office, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Coryell CASA, Copperas Cove PD, Gatesville PD, Coryell CO Sheriff's Office, Families in Crisis, Inc., Fort Hood Family Advocacy Program, Lone Star Legal
Coryell 3rd Annual Celebration of Crime Victims' Rights Event April 17, 2008, 6:30 pm Amy Perkins Amy_Perkins@coryellcounty.org
Agencies Involved Coryell CO Crime Victims' Office, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Coryell CASA, Copperas Cove PD, Gatesville PD, Coryell CO Sheriff's Office, Families in Crisis, Inc., Fort Hood Family Advocacy Program, Lone Star Legal
Coryell Child Abuse Awareness Month: "Day of the Child" Informational Fair and Children's Event April 26, 2008 Amy Perkins Amy_Perkins@coryellcounty.org
Agencies Involved Coryell CO Crime Victims' Office, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Coryell CASA, Copperas Cove PD, Gatesville PD, Coryell CO Sheriff's Office, Families in Crisis, Inc., Fort Hood Family Advocacy Program, Lone Star Legal
Dallas Immigrants Crime Victims Awareness Event April 12, 2008, 10:00 am Vanna Slaughter vanna@ccicdallas.org
Agencies Involved Catholic Charities, Immigration and Legal Services
Dallas Ceremony and Reception April 16, 2008, 2:00 pm Chris Jenkins cjenkins@dallascounty.org
Agencies Involved Dept. of Public Safety, FBI, Dallas PD, Irving PD, Cedar Hill PD, Dallas CO Adult Probation, Dallas CO District Attorney's Office, Victim Relief Ministries, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center, Coppell PD, Richardson PD, Dallas CO Juvenile, Dallas Crisis Intervention, Mosaic Family Services, MADD, Resource Center of Dallas
Ector The "Art Gallery" Grand Opening April 11, 2008, 10:00 am, will be on display all month Sheri Lord lordsd@co.ector.tx.us
Agencies Involved BACA, CASA, Centers for Children and their Families, CPS, Crisis Center, Ector County Attorney's Office, Ector CO District Attorney's Office, Ector CO Juvenile Probation, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Ector CO ISD, Ector CO Sheriff's Office, Harmony Home CAC, Odessa Links, Odessa College, Odessa PD, Permian Basin Community Centers, SafePlace and Texas Civil Rights Projects.
El Paso 4th Annual Fort Bliss MCCASA (Military Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Awareness) Walk April 5, 2008, 11:00 am -3:00 pm Sgt. Eleazar Juarez juarezE@elpasotexas.gov
Agencies Involved Army Community Service
El Paso Taping of a half hour radio show April 8, 2008, 9:30 am Patrick Turley
Agencies Involved Crime Victims Rights Council
El Paso Memorial Walk April 20, 2008, 8:00 am Patrick Turley
Agencies Involved Multiple agencies and victims
Fannin Awareness Ceremony April 16, 2008, 8:00 am Fannin County Family Crisis Center
Agencies Involved Fannin County Criminal District Attorney, County Judge, Justice of the Peace, District Judge, Fannin County Family Crisis Center
Fort Bend Proclamation by Sugar Land Mayor during Ft. Bend Sexual Assault Response Team Workshop April 10, 2008, 8:00 am 5:00 pm Jeannie Gage jgage@sugarlandtx.gov
Agencies Involved Ft. Bend CO SART, Sugar Land PD, Rosenberg PD, Missouri City PD, Ft. Bend CO Sheriff's Office, Ft. Bend CO District Attorney's Office, Ft. Bend CO Women's Center, Ft. Bend Children's Advocacy Center and Ft. Bend ISD PD
Galveston 5K Run/Walk April 12, 2008, 9:00 am Rachel Leal rachel.leal@co.galveston.tx.us
Agencies Involved Galveston CO law enforcement agencies, Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston CO, Children's Advocacy Center, The Children's Center, Laura Recovery Center, UTMB-SANE and Galveston Senior Aid Program
Galveston Certificate Ceremony April 16, 2008, 2:00 pm Rachel Leal rachel.leal@co.galveston.tx.us
Agencies Involved Galveston CO law enforcement agencies, Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston CO, Children's Advocacy Center, The Children's Center, Laura Recovery Center, UTMB-SANE and Galveston Senior Aid Program
Galveston Parade Followed by Tree Planting Ceremony April 19, 2008, 9:00 am Rachel Leal rachel.leal@co.galveston.tx.us
Agencies Involved Galveston CO law enforcement agencies, Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston CO, Children's Advocacy Center, The Children's Center, Laura Recovery Center, UTMB-SANE and Galveston Senior Aid Program
Harris Unsolved Homicide Day - Candlelight Vigil April 13, 2008, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm Andy Kahan andy.kahan@cityofhouston.net
Agencies Involved Houston Mayor's Office, Harris CO Pct 7 Constable, Parents of Murdered Children, Crimestoppers, Houston PD, Harris CO Sheriff's Office
Harris Child Abuse & Domestic Violence Investigation and Intervention Training April 10, 2008, 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Agencies Involved Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse
Hidalgo Candlelight Vigil April 17, 2008, 7:00 pm Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved MADD, Pharr PD
Hidalgo Walk April 17, 2008, 3:00 pm -5 pm Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved Sullivan PD, Pharr PD
Hidalgo Self Defense Course April 17, 2008, 7:00 pm - 9 pm Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved Weslaco PD, Pharr PD
Hidalgo Candlelight Vigil April 13, 2008, 6:00 pm Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved Mission PD, Pharr PD, etc
Hidalgo Information booths April 14, 2008 9:00 am - noon Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved Hidalgo CO Sheriff's Dept, Pharr PD
Hidalgo Candlelight Vigil and Information booths April 16, 2008 Joe Dimas joedimas@pharrpd.net
Agencies Involved Edinburg PD, Pharr PD
Johnson/Cleburne Memorial and Candlelight Vigil April 15, 2008, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Kisha Henry familycrisiscenter@yahoo.com
Agencies Involved Johnson CO Family Crisis Center, First Christian Church
Kaufman Breakfast April 17, 2008, 8:30 am - 10:00 am Shirley Bruner shirleybruner@kaufmancounty.net
Agencies Involved Kaufman CO Criminal District Attorney's Office
Lamar Candlelight Vigil April 3, 2008, 6:00 pm Adelaide Reynolds adelaider@casaforkidsParis.org
Agencies Involved CASA, Lamar County & District Attorney's Office, Lamar County Adult Probation, Northeast Texas Opportunities, Child Protective Services, SAFT-T
Kendall Candlelight Vigil April 13, 2008, 7:00 pm
Agencies Involved Kendall County Attorney's Office
Pecos Crime Victim Rights Awareness including news articles, red silouettes representing victims and Head Start Parent Meeting April 2, 2008, 8:30 am Leeanna Santos lsantos@permianbasincscd.org
Agencies Involved Pecos CO Probation Dept.
Potter Candlelight Vigil April 14, 2008, 6:30 pm Carole McDaniel carole.mcdaniel@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Agencies Involved Amarillo PD, Potter CO District Attorney's Office, Potter County Attorney's Office, Potter CO CSCD, Senator Kel Seliger's Office, Family Support Services, Roberts CO Sheriff's Office, Tralee Crisis Center, Deaf Smith County DA's Office, TDCJ, Victim Services, Office of the Attorney General
Smith Crime Victim Rights Conference April 17-18, 2008, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Jodie Neeley jneeley@smith-county.com
Agencies Involved Smith County District Attorney's Office
Tarrant 5th Annual Tree Planting and Dedication April 17, 2008, 10:00 am Lori Clarida llclarida@tarrantcounty.com
Agencies Involved Multiple agencies and victims
Travis Denim Day for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month April 16, 2008, all day Jennifer Taylor-Mallison jtaylor@safeplace.org
Agencies Involved SafePlace
Travis Multiple Child Victim Awareness Projects April 13-19, 2008 Vanessa Robles vrobles@austinchildguidance.org
Agencies Involved Austin Child Guidance Center
Van Zandt Candlelight Vigil April 11, 2008, 7:30 pm Robin Marshall vanzandtcoord@etcc.org
Agencies Involved Children's Advocacy Center of Van Zandt CO, CASA, ABC Room, East Texas Crisis Center