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Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice Philadelphia Chapter Survivors Speak Healing Vigil

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Event Dates
Salt & Light Church

5736 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

For the sixth year, hundreds of crime survivors from across America will mark the culmination of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by gathering for a national day of action. During the annual Survivors Speak National Healing Vigil Day of Action on Saturday, April 27, 2024, survivors from communities most affected by violence promote a more effective vision of shared safety that includes more crime prevention, greater support for survivors and their families, and less reliance on incarceration. At each local event, survivors will share their stories, honor loved ones and themselves with a powerful healing circle, and call upon local, state, and national policymakers to implement new safety solutions based on prevention and healing. Examples of these solutions include investments in trauma recovery services, programs for youth, mental health and drug treatment, and rehabilitation.

Join the Philadelphia Chapter of Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice to create a safe space to share stories, honor ourselves and loved ones, and those impacted by violence.

Date Created: April 8, 2024