What: 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
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.
Family Services of Southeast Texas
3550 Fannin Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: (409)833-2668 x 110