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Telling Amy’s Story Event

Hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel, the film Telling Amy's Story follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in 2001. The viewing will be followed by a panel discussion and open questions featuring members of the Southeast Texas Domestic Violence Task Force. Panel members include: Judge Randy Shelton—279th District Court Sgt. Yvette Borrero—BPD, Family Violence Unit Tom Kelley—Assistant D.A. Misty Craver—Victims Assistance Center Sgt. Monica Ryan – LUPD Johnnie Stewart—Special Investigator, DFPS Terry Brown—Family Services Counselor Bonnie Loiodice—LU Prof. & Fmr. Shelter Dir. Victoria LaFleur—Alpha Chi OmegaWhat: Screening of Telling Amy’s Story – A Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event

Who: Family Services of Southeast Texas, the Southeast Texas Domestic Violence Task Force, and the Lamar University Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega

When: Monday, October 24th, 2016, 3-5pm

Where: Landes Auditorium, Lamar University Galloway Building

Description:

Hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel, the film Telling Amy’s Story follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in 2001.

The viewing will be followed by a panel discussion and open questions featuring members of the Southeast Texas Domestic Violence Task Force.

Panel members include:

Judge Randy Shelton—279th District Court

Sgt. Yvette Borrero—BPD, Family Violence Unit

Tom Kelley—Assistant D.A.

Misty Craver—Victims Assistance Center

Sgt. Monica Ryan – LUPD

Johnnie Stewart—Special Investigator, DFPS

Terry Brown—Family Services Counselor

Bonnie Loiodice—LU Prof. & Fmr. Shelter Dir.

Victoria LaFleur—Alpha Chi Omega

Watch the movie trailer.

CEU credits for social work will be offered.

For the Media

Visuals: Discussion panel including prominent members of the Southeast Texas Domestic Violence Task Force will take open questions from the audience regarding domestic violence in our community and what we can do to prevent it.

Contact: 

Family Services of Southeast Texas
3550 Fannin Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
Angie Kannada
Phone: (409)833-2668 x 110
Mobile: (602)803-9567
Email: akannada@westrengthenfamilies.org