Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202


News Release

March 26, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

COVA Announces National Crime Victims’ Week Event

1325 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite 508 B ▪ Denver, Colorado 80222

303-861-1160 or 1-800-261-2682, Fax 303-861-1265,




March 26, 2018

Contact: Nancy Lewis, 303-861-1160




Crime Victims’ Rights Week Event



Colorado observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and honors all crime victims at a public ceremony to be held April 9, 2018, with a focus on remembering the past. Join us for a “fireside chat” with interviewer Steve Siegel and keynote speaker Fanny Starr as she talks about surviving the Holocaust, finding her voice to speak out against hate and denial, and encouraging awareness and change.


“Never again will I be silenced. I was a prisoner at age 13 in the Holocaust.  My young voice was silenced by force.”—Fanny Starr


WHEN:            Monday, April 9, 2018

Noon-1:00 p.m.


WHERE:         Rose Andom Center, 2nd Floor Training Room

  1. Fox Street, Denver, CO


  • Welcoming Speaker Bob Troyer, U.S. Attorney, District of Colorado
  • Interviewer Steve Siegel, Director, Special Programs Unit, Denver District Attorney’s Office
  • Keynote Speaker Fanny Starr, Holocaust survivor


The event is free and open to the public.


For more information contact: Nancy Lewis, COVA Executive Director, at 303-861-1160



Sponsored by: Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA), Front Range Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children, Voices of Victims, Mothers Against Drunk Driving Colorado (MADD), Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, Denver District Attorney’s Office, Colorado Attorney General’s Office, State of Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response, Denver Police Department Victim Assistance Unit, SafeHouse Denver, Rose Andom Center.