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Posted on: April 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 7-13

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. 

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)

Read entire press release.

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