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  • FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
  • Monday, April 4, 2011
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******MEDIA ADVISORY******

ATTORNEY GENERAL TO HOST NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK
PRELUDE EVENTS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.,
ON THURSDAY, APRIL 7, AND FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric H. Holder will host the Department of Justice's National Crime Victims' Rights Week prelude events on Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, 2011. This year's theme, "Reshaping the Future Honoring the Past," brings attention to progress made in serving victims of crime. Both events are free and open to the public. More information is available at: www.ncvrw.org.

NATIONAL OBSERVANCE AND CANDLELIGHT CEREMONY
WHO: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Laurie O. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General, OJP
Joye E. Frost, Acting Director, Office for Victims of Crime, OJP
Ronald C. Machen Jr., U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia
Judy Shepard, President and Cofounder,
Matthew Shepard Foundation
WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Hall of Flags
1615 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
OPEN PRESS
WHEN: THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
6:30 P.M. EDT

Government-credentialed media may arrive and set up as early as 5:30 p.m. Equipment vans should proceed to the loading dock on the I (Eye) Street side. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Sheila Jerusalem, 202-307-0703.

Department of Justice
For Planning Purposes Only
Monday, April 4, 2011

NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK AWARDS CEREMONY
WHO: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Laurie O. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General, OJP
Joye E. Frost, Acting Director, Office for Victims of Crime, OJP
Recipients of National Crime Victims' Rights Service Awards, including Robert S. Mueller, Director,
Federal Bureau of Investigation
WHERE: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
OPEN PRESS
WHEN: FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
2:00 P.M. EDT

Government-credentialed media may arrive and set up as early as 1:00 P.M. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Sheila Jerusalem, 202-307-0703.

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