Monte Jewell, director of Fresno Rape Counseling Services, will be among several panelists at the third Crime Victims and Survivors Safety Net Conference from 1-4:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the Peters Education Center.
Funded by the College of Social Sciences, the victimology conference is presented by the Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice, a statewide network of Californians for Safety and Justice that gives survivors of crime a voice in public policy.
Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by a film screening of “Hunting Ground” from 1-3 p.m.
A panel discussion from 3:15-4:30 p.m. will include panelists Midori L. Howo, chief deputy district attorney for the Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit of the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office, and Amber Menagh, a sexual assault survivor, among others.
Seating is limited for the free, public conference.
INFO: Dr. Yoshiko Takahashi, victimology coordinator and associate professor of criminology, 559.278.2305.
Original press release: bit.ly/FSN-StopSilence15.