Save the Date – “Navigating the Criminal Justice System”

Justice Scales

Join us for an informative event, specifically for people living with low vision or blindness, on the criminal justice process and the resources available to victims of crime and their families.


Responding to Crime Victims 

Speakers: Sacramento County Police Detective Natalie 

Medeiros, Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento Senior Chaplain Mindi Russell, Sacramento County Victim Witness Advocate Mailyn Chuong, and Victim Compensation Training and Policy Section Manager Mica Mione

Society for the Blind 

Speakers: Society for the Blind Director of Programs Shane Snyder and Society for the Blind students

The Criminal Justice Process 

Speaker: Sacramento County Deputy District Attorney Tate Davis


Panel Discussions 

Statewide Resources and Victim’s Rights

Speakers: Victims of Crime Resource Center Director Mariam Elmenshawi and Attorney General’s Victims’ Services Advocate Renee Adame

Post Conviction Assistance from CDCR’s Victim and Survivor Rights and Services

Speakers: CDCR – Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services Assistant Chief Katie James, Victim Services Manager Mike Young and Associate Government Program Analyst David Maldonado

Resources and Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

Speakers: WEAVE’s Executive Director Beth Hassett, My Sister’s House Executive Director Nilda Valmores, and Secretary of State’s Safe at Home Program Manager Jennifer Bawden

Event Details

Wednesday, August 19th

8:30am – 4:45pm

Society for the Blind

1238 S Street

(Corner of S & 13th Streets)

Check-in: 8:00 – 8:30am

Attendees MUST Pre-register by August 12th to receive a complimentary lunch.

Register Now

For more information please contact 

Trini Hurtado at 916-324-5140

Event Co-Sponsors

Office of the Attorney General’s Victims’ Services Unit

CDCR-Office of Victims and Survivor Rights and Services

California Victim Compensation Program

Secretary of State’s Safe at Home Program

Society for the Blind

Victim Witness Assistance Program at the

Sacramento District Attorney’s Office

Victims of Crime Resources Center at McGeorge School of Law