$250,000 grant will support 20 child advocacy centers across Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (August 18, 2010) – Lt. Governor Brown will join tomorrow Governor O’Malley and members of the Governor’s Cabinet as Easton is declared ‘Capital for a Day.’ Brown will begin the day by visiting the Talbot County Child Advocacy Center and announcing a grant awarded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) to support the 20 child advocacy centers (CAC) throughout Maryland, including the Talbot County CAC. Before the announcement, Lt. Governor Brown will tour the Center and meet with staff members to discuss the Center’s work and current initiatives.
Brown led the O’Malley-Brown administration efforts to pass tougher domestic violence laws and has championed the administration’s work to improve support services for victims of domestic violence, especially children.
WHO: Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown
Interim Secretary Brian Wilbon, Department of Human Resources
Executive Director Kristen Mahoney, Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention
Talbot County State’s Attorney Scott Patterson
April Sharp, Director of Talbot County Department of Social Services & Talbot County CAC
Dr. Fayette Engstrom, Child Advocacy Center Medical Director
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Tour Talbot County Child Advocacy Center and Announce GOCCP Grants for Child Advocacy Centers across Maryland
WHERE: Talbot County Child Advocacy Center, Memorial Hospital
219 Washington Street, Easton, MD
WHEN: Thursday, August 19, 2010
Tour of Talbot County CAC - 9:00 AM
Press conference - 9:45 AM