2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13
Galveston County District Attorney
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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 last)

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.

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