Various National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Events Across East Texas
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Event: Various programs/events scheduled across east Texas. Smith and Upshur counties have an art

show element. Several events have a candlelight vigil element. See the attached flier for more

details and event contact information.

Purpose: To provide victims of any crime an opportunity for healing and remembrance. This year’s

theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.—reflects a vision for thefuture in which all victims are

strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient in response to

challenges, and communities are able to seek collective justice and healing.

Date:Various dates: see flier

Where:Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Morris, Smith, Titus & Upshur Counties

Time:Various times: see flier

Contact:Various contacts: see flier

About Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America’s roads. PowerTalk 21® is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents™ to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every eight minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP.  Learn more at or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.

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