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Crime Victims Awareness Week Candlelight Vigil

Event Dates
Legislative Plaza

301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN

Whether it's sexual violence, homicide, racism, as Dr. King said "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." We will remember and honor all those within our community who have been touched by the injustice of crime. In addition to gest speakers, there will be live music, poetry and a candlelight vigil. We encourage those attending to bring signs in honor or memory of a victim of crime. Guest speakers include: Rabbi Jessica Shimberg will discuss the rise in antisemitism and hate crimes and how it effects our communities. Former Assistant United States Attorney, Sara Beth Myers, will talk about victim’s rights and criminal justice reform. Dr. Mocha Marie Mims is a forensic psychologist who responding to some of the most horrific crime scenes and disastrous events around the world. When she isn’t traveling, she provides mental health services to victims of crime and first responders, as well as educating the public about the correlation between a lack of mental health services and crime. Performers include: Susan Shann will perform her original song about domestic violence called The Hell She Knew. Marcia Ware Wilder, who graced some of the most cherished stages in the world, including appearances at Carnegie Hall, The House of Blues in Chicago, and the Grand Ol’ Opry, will perform Fields of Gold. Special surprise guest who is consistently nominated for CMA, ACM and CMT awards.

Date Created: April 24, 2022