Media Release

County Recognizes April as Month for Crime Survivors

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 1:00 AM
1:25 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - Across the nation, April is a month for remembering survivors of crime and looking more deeply at how our society can create change in preventing abuse and violence.  Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will be recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Victims' Rights Week, and Child Abuse Prevention Month with the following events:
April 12, 7 p.m.
Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center's 30th Anniversary Banquet with Guest Speaker Sheriff Darnell
Ironwood Golf Course
$16 per ticket
RSVP (352) 264-6760
April 20, 6:30 p.m.
NO! The Impact of Sexual Assault in the African American Community
Documentary film screening and discussion
Alachua County Health Department Auditorium
224 SE 24th Street
April 22, 5 p.m. 
An Empty Seat at the Table
Crime Victim Memorial Exhibit
Oaks Mall
April 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Victim's Rights Candlelight Vigil w/ Memorial Tile Painting and Tree Planting
Squirrel Ridge Park
1603 SW Williston Rd.
Please contact Laura Kalt of the Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center at (352) 264-6760 for more information about any of these events.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).