The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has
received federal funding to promote community awareness of crime victims’
rights and services during 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 7 – 13, 2019). The theme for 2019 National Crime Victims’
Rights Week is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.”
For additional information about 2019 National
Crime Victims’ Rights Week activities or about victims’ rights and services in Galveston
County, please contact Linda Telfah, Chief of the Victim Assistance Unit at
(409) 770-5124, or visit its website at www.galvestoncountytx.gov/da
Sunday, April 7 at
6 p.m. til 7 p.m. A candlelight vigil
will be held at the Texas City Police Department, 1004 9th Ave. North, Texas
City. To remember and honor all victims of crime in the Galveston County area. Following
the vigil, at 7:30 p.m., a recognition of Galveston County Law Enforcement and Victim
Service Providers. Participants will receive NCVRW t-shirts (while supplies
Monday, April 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 7
p.m. Resource Fair at the League City Civic Center, 400 W. Walker Street,
League City. Includes a DJ, dancing, food, clown making balloon animals, face
painting, haircuts for kids, K-9 demos, fire trucks, police cars and more.
Bring your family and enjoy a free night of food and entertainment.
Tuesday, April 9 at 11 a.m. Annual
Luncheon at the Alvin Senior Center, 309 Sealy Street, Alvin. To honor and
remember all crime victims.
Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m. Santa Fe
School Art Contest, Santa Fe Resiliency Center, 13217 FM 1764, Santa Fe, Texas.
To encourage students’ artistic talents and sponsors can educate them about the
impact of crime on individuals, families, schools and their own community.
Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. “Take
Back the Night Walk” at 45th and Seawall, Galveston. Mile-long walk, hosted by
the Resource and Crisis Center in support of victims and survivors of sexual
assault. Participants will receive a t-shirt (while supplies last).
Thursday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. League City Police Department, 555 W. Walker Street, League City. Hosting
a blood drive.
Thursday, April 11 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Prayers and Potlucks training at
Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Street, Galveston, Texas Training to encourage
strengthen community alliances with faith-based communities with a focus on
best practices for tailoring education and outreach. Registration is required.
Saturday, April 13, at 8 a.m. Crime Victims’ 5K
Walk/Run to begin at 45th and Seawall, Galveston, Texas. 5K walk hosted by the Galveston County
District Attorney’s Office. This is a free event.
All events are open to the public. For more information or
crime victim services please contact (409) 770-5124.