Media Advisory – Community Leaders to Recognize Victims’ Rights Week

In recognition of Victims’ Right Week, Senator Thomas McGarrigle, District Attorney Jack Whelan and Joyce Dale Executive Director of Delaware County Women Against Rape will hold a press conference to discuss State and County initiatives aimed at promoting and improving the rights of victims of rape and other forms of violent crime. At this time Senator McGarrigle will announce Senate Bill 377 which would amend Pennsylvania’s Crime Victims Act to bring it in line with federal Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights.

What:              Press conference in recognition of Victims’ Rights Week

Who:               Thomas McGarrigle – Pennsylvania Senator 26th District

Jack Whelan – Delaware County District Attorney

Joyce Dale – Executive Director, Delaware County Women Against Rape

Additional Community Leaders to be announced

When:              Friday, April 24; 2:00 PM

Where:             Delaware County Court House (rain location – Council Meeting Room)

Why:               Introduce Senate Bill 377 and County initiatives to support violent crime victims

For more information, contact Alex Charlton at 610-742-1757.