During April 10 - 16, 2011, numerous Victim Service Agencies across the country will be participating in "National Crime Victim's Rights Week". 

This years theme is "Reshaping the future, Honoring the past" and on April 12, local Victim Service Agencies will gather at the Nicolaysen Art Museum for a special one-day celebration that will address victim's and their rights, and how their services help the community. We talked with Director of CASA, Chandra Burgess, this morning about the event and the week.

here's the schedule for Tuesday at the Nic

Tuesday April 12, 2011

9:00 a.m.          Openings

9:15 a.m.      Guest Speaker:

Tina Laws, victim of a drunk driver.

10:30 a.m.   Open for victims to speak

11:00 a.m.    Meet and Mingle

Victim service providers help victims rebuild their lives. They can help you learn about your legal rights and options, cope with the impact of crime, access victim compensation, develop a safety plan, and navigate the criminal justice systems.