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Victims hold hands during an event held last year in Sacramento. CDCR file photo.

CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) will commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a resource event, moment of silence and special ceremony at Fremont Park Wednesday, April 10.

Formal ceremonies will begin at 10:45 a.m. with OVSRS Chief Nolice Edwards. Also speaking will be Justice Martin Jenkins, Judicial Appointments Secretary with the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom, and crime survivor Elaine Whitefeather, Executive Director of A Community for Peace. The keynote address will be provided by CDCR Secretary Ralph Diaz.

The theme for this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is “Honoring our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.” This event will include a resource fair with state and local service providers that play an important role in supporting the victim and survivor community.

WHERE: Fremont Park, 1515 Q St., Sacramento, CA 95811
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Formal ceremonies begin at 10:45 a.m.