PA victim advocate Jennifer Storm to visit Penn State Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jennifer Storm, victim advocate for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will discuss victims, rights and criminal justice advocacy from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.

As victim advocate, Storm is responsible for representing the rights and interests of crime victims before the Board of Probation and Parole and the Department of Corrections, and to provide notification to crime victims of the potential for inmate release, opportunity to provide testimony, and notification of the inmate’s movement within the correctional system. Also, she is responsible for advocating the interests of adult and juvenile crime victims throughout Pennsylvania.

The author of several books and magazine articles, Storm has received numerous awards for the telling of her personal story of victimization, addiction and recovery. She has traveled the country giving keynotes, lectures, workshops and panel discussions regarding victims’ rights, LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, and civil rights.

For more information, please call Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs at 717-948-6058.

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