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National Victims of Crime Awareness Week 2014: Taking Action

Apr 7, 2014, 10am-12pm

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week is held in April in Canada to raise awareness about issues facing victims of crime and the services, programs and laws in place to help victims and their families.  Towards this end, we are pleased to present the following Free Public Lecture.

10:00 - 10:45 The Journey through the Criminal Justice System:  Parent's Perspective

Colin and Theresa Bulllock will speak about their personal journey following the murder of their 14 year old son Brayton Bullock, in March 2006

11:00 11:30 Joe Wamback will speak about the work of Canadian Crime Victim Foundation and the Federal Ombudsman's office for Victims of Crime to increase the voice of victims.

11:30 - 12:  Discussion Forum about how to best address existing gaps in supportive services for victims.

This Free Public Lecture will be of interest to professionals in the criminal justice and mental health systems, those who support victims, as well as anyone who wishes to learn more about the needs of victims, and current state of victim's rights in Canada.

RSVP: Space is limited so please RSVP by sending an email to yupc@yorku.ca or lamarsh@yorku.ca


Location:519 Kaneff Tower
Sponsor:Faculty of Health
Posted by:Dr. Louise Hartley
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