Thursday, October 1, 2009

U.C. Exec. Mike Hein... Ulster County Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign Kickoff... Voices of Victims Advocates and Survivors... More

[Ulster County Executive Mike Hein (Thank You!)]

[UC Executive Mike Hein]

[My apologies for not catching this mans name (Thank You!)]

[UC District Attorney Holly Carnright (Thank You!)]

[Ulster County Commissioner of Social Services Roberto Rodriquez (Thank You!)]

[Executive Director of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Amy Barasch (Thank You!)]

[City of Kingston and Domestic Violence Court Judge James Gilpatric (Thank You!)]

[Family of Woodstock Domestic Violence Program Director Kathleen Moretti (Thank You!)]

[Closing Poem by Catherine Spiotta (Thank You!)]

This event - which also included presentations by Laura Wells (Thank You!) of the Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program, KW [a domestic violence survivor (Thank You!)] and Teresa Letterio Maxwell [the niece (Thank You!) of DV / homicide victim Tracey Passaro) kicked off the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness month (as part of a national Domestic Violence Awareness campaign) - and the Ulster County Office Building will be lit with purple lights (turned on towards the end of this event) for the month of October.

Every victim matters...

Every survivor matters...

Every voice matters...

Every child matters...

Every image matters...

Every t-shirt matters...

Every moment matters!

Thank You,

Domestic Violence (in childhood) Survivor, Child Sexual Abuse Survivor, Adult Rape Survivor and (doing what I can where I can when I can) Citizen Advocate,


[If any errors in spelling or reporting are noted, please let me know and the appropriate corrections will be made. Thank you.]

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