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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 18-24

The annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week will be from April 18 to 24 this year. Each April since 1981, the Office for Victims of Crime has helped lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

Below is a list of events taking place across California in honor of Crime Victims’ Rights Week. For more events across the country, please visit our Marsy’s Law victims’ calendar. For more information on the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, please visit the Office for Victims of Crime.

April 16

Victims' Rights Conference & Awards Luncheon
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Address: Costa Mesa Hilton, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA
Info: 949.975.0244 | www.cspinc.org | View event flier

Annual Citizens of Courage Luncheon
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM (check in is at 11:30)
Address: Westin Horton Plaza Hotel-California Ballroom, 910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, 92101
Info: Cynthia Charlesbois, 619.531.4041 | cynthia.charlebois@sdcda.org

April 18

Justice For Homicide Victims Memorial
Time: 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Address: Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier
Info: E-mail Marcella Leach or Jane Bouffard at info@hvmfoundation.org | View event flier

Kick-Off Celebration of Kern County Southeast Neighborhood Partnership
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address: Casa Loma Park, Bakersfield
Info: Francisca Nuñez, Kern County Probation Department Victim Witness at 661.868.4526 | View event flier

April 19

Candlelight Vigil
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Address: Temecula Park, Duck Pond, 28250 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Candlelight Vigil hosted by San Diego Victim Assistance Program
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: San Diego Police Officer's Association, 8838 Vickers Street, San Diego, 92111
Info: Cynthia Charlesbois 619.531.4041 cynthia.charlebois@sdcda.org

April 20

Orange County District Attorney’s 2nd Annual Victims’ Rights March and Rally, Led by District Attorney Tony Rackauckas
Time: 9:30-noon
Address: 401 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Info: 714.347.8408 susan.schroeder@da.ocgov.com | View event flier

Candlelight Vigil, 7-8 p.m.
Palm Desert, Palm Desert Civic Park, 43900 San Pablo
Info: 951.955.9888 | website | View event flier

Board of Supervisors, NCVRW Proclamation
Time: 9 a.m.
Address: Board Chambers, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Downtown Bakersfield
Info: Francisca Nuñez, Kern County Probation Department Victim Witness at 661.868.4526 | View event flier

Victims' Rights Awareness Luncheon
Time: 12 p.m.
Address: Ukiah Garden Café, 1090 South State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482-5871
Info: Zena at the Mendocino County Victims Witness Office 707.463.5496 | View event flier

Candlelight Vigil hosted by Riverside County District Attorney's Office
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Address: Palm Desert, Palm Desert Civic Park, 43900 San Pablo
Info: 951.955.9888 | email events@rivcoda.org | website | View event flier

April 21

Victims' Rights Week Symposium and Awards Luncheon
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Address: Almansor Court Banquet Center, 700 South Almansor St., Alhambra, 91801
Info: 951.955.9888 | website | View event flier

Candlelight Vigil
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Address: Palm Riverside District Attorney's Office, Memorial Wall, 3960 Orange Street, Riverside 92501.
Info: 951.955.9888 | email events@rivcoda.org | website

National Crime Victims' Rights Week Program and Acknowledgements
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Address: 1415 Truxtun Avenue, Downtown Bakersfield
Info: Lupe Perez, at 661.868.4507 | View event Flier

Honoring All Victims of Crime in Recognition of Victims’ Rights Week, hosted by Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Address: Courthouse Law, 100 I Street, Modesto, CA
Info: 209.525.5541 | View event flier

Candlelight Vigil, hosted by Riverside County District Attorney's Office
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Address: Palm Riverside, District Attorney's Office, Memorial Wall, 3960 Orange Street, Riverside 92501
Info: 951.955.9888 | email events@rivcoda.org | website | View event flier

April 22nd

Victims' Rights March
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Palm Riverside, District Attorney's Office, 3960 Orange Street, Riverside 92501
Info: 951.955.9888 | email events@rivcoda.org | website | View event flier

3rd Annual Remembering Crime Victims Candlelight Vigil
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Address: Old Town Eureka, Aquatic Center, Eureka, CA
Info: Joyce Moser, 707.445.7417 | JMoser@co.humboldt.ca.us

10th Annual Victims' Rights Luncheon, hosted by San Joaquin District Attorney's Victim - Witness Program
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Address: Hunter's Square, in front of the San Joaquin County Courthouse in Downtown Stockton
Info: San Joaquin County Victim Assistance Center at 209.468.2500

"Celebrating our Strength", Ceremony and Luncheon, hosted by San Luis Obispo County Crime Victims Service Agencies
Time: 12 p.m.
Address: Embassy Suites Hotel, San Luis Obispo
Info: 805.461.1338 | bcuster@ncwomensshelter.org | View event flier

Victims' Rights Awareness Luncheon, hosted by Mendocino County Victim Witness Office
Time: 12 p.m.
Address: "Silver's at the Warf"
Info: Zena at the Mendocino County Victims Witness Office 707.463.5496 | View event flier

2010 Justice Awards, hosted by San Francisco District Attorney's Office
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Address: The Jury Assembly Room, 850 Bryant Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco
Info: Maria Bee, Victim Services Division 415.553.1546 | View event flier

Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Crime Victims, hosted by Kern County Victim Witness Assistance Program
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Address: St. Francis Church, 900 H Street, Bakersfield
Info: Lupe Perez, at 661.868.4507 | View event Flier

April 23

Victims' Dedication Ceremony
Time: 12-4 p.m.
Address: Salinas Courthouse, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 168 W. Alisal Street, 1st floor, Salinas, CA
Info: 831.755.5326 | View event flier

Victims' Rights Luncheon
Time: 12-2 p.m.
Address: Eagle Glen Golf Club, 1800 Eagle Glen Parkway, Corona, 92883
Info: 951.955.9888 | email events@rivcoda.org | website | View event flier

Annual Crime Survivors Awards Banquet, sponsored by Crime Survivors, Inc.
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Address: The Rose Center, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, 92683
Info: 949.872.7895 | email crimesurvivors@aol.com | View event flier