MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County will observe the 40th Annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Tuesday, April 20, in a virtual ceremony organized and presided over by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and his staff.
The Zoom event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. will begin with Morris County Commissioner Director Stephen H. Shaw presenting Prosecutor Carroll with an official Proclamation from the Board of County Commissioners declaring April 18, 2021 through April 24, 2021 to be National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Morris County.
The public is invited to attend the virtual event. Call 973-285-6282 to register or register via Zoom.
Speakers for the event include:
- Diane Williams, President & CEO of JBWS will speak about safety, support and solutions for abuse
- Maria Vinci Savettiere, Executive Director of Deirdre’s House, the Center for Morris County’s Child Victims
- Carolyn Dean, Executive Director of Community Outreach and Support at NewBridge Services, Inc.
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The annual commemoration is a reminder to renew our commitment to serving all victims of crime, to acknowledge the achievements in victim services and allied professions, to honor those who have gone above and beyond in their service to others, and to remember crime victims and survivors, according to the Office for Victims of Crime.