The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 7-13, 2019, is raising awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introducing the community to the important resources and services available.
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
District Attorney's Office also hosted a recognition ceremony to honor the awardees of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
- Special Courage: Juliann Marlang
- Making a Difference: Sarah Alpert
- Above and Beyond: Jesse Gregory
- Victim Advocate: Sandra Guiterrez-Banales
- Support Staff: Laura Muro
- DA Investigations: Senior Inspector Rick Rivera
- Attorney: Deputy District Attorney Alison Chandler
- Law Enforcement: Detective Joseph Nunemaker
- Probation Officer: Nancy Kenoyer
During the week, the District Attorney’s Office is honoring champions in advocating for expanded support and services to communities affected by crime.
- Thursday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. vigils in two locations: 2151 Salvio Street, Concord (Family Justice Center) and 65 Civic Ave, Pittsburg (Pittsburg City Hall)
- Saturday, April 13. 5:30 p.m. Survivors Speak National Healing Vigil, 2621 Shane Drive, Richmond (Sojourner Truth Church)
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