Purpose Over Pain EVENT for Survivors of Violence
Purpose Over Pain Victims of Violence Surviving Families Focus Day
August 18, 2012 10am-2pm
St Sabina McMahon Hall 1210 W, 78th place Chicago, IL 60620
Purpose Over Pain was founded in 2007 by a group of parents who lost their children to gun violence. We are hosting this event to let victims of violence know that we have not forgotten you, or your children. This day is for you to find the services you need, support, relax, de-stress and to meet other parents like yourself. Together we can make it, while making a difference.
These services will offered
Meditation / Yoga Massages Spa services Support Groups
Chicago Police Dept (unsolved cases)
Crime Stoppers Snacks/Refreshments
Purpose Over Pain
P.O Box 1235 South Holland, IL 60473
Phone: 773-234-8117 E-mail: email@example.com Website: purposeoverpain.org
Turning Our Pain Into Purpose
Illinois COPS Baseball and Gathering – Support Concerns of Police Survivors
SUMMER CONFERENCES ALL OVER THE NATION HELP CRIME VICTIMS
Each summer there are wonderful opportunities for crime victims to learn, network, and grow strong in their abilities to help themselves and others.
Consider attending conferences from one of the following major national victim organizations or criminal justice interest related conferences:
National Crime Victims Law Institute (NCVLI) – www.ncvli.org – Conference is in Portland, June 2012
Melanie Rieger Memorial Conference – Connecticut, May 2012 http://melanieriegerconference.com/common/agenda.php
National Forum on Criminal Justice and Public Safety – July 29-31, 2012, New Mexico
National Association of Sentencing Commissions NASC 2012 Annual Conference
August 5 – 7, 2012
Millennium Hotel, August 5-7, 2012, in the exciting and vibrant city of Chicago! l Knickerbocker, Chicago, Illinois
Visit http://www.thenasc.org to register for the conference,
review the preliminary agenda, and find information
Parents of Murdered Children – www.pomc.org – Conference is in Phoenix, August 9-12, 2012.
National Sexual Assault Conference, Chicago, August 22-24, 2012 http://icasa.org/index.aspx?pageid=1031
National Organization of Victim Assistance NOVA www.trynova.org August 2012 San Diego
National Crime Victims Rights Week activities happen all over Illinois each April. For more information see the national OVC calendar.
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