For Immediate Release
October 18 th , 2018 | Austin, TX | Media Advisory
Consulate press contact: Miguel Soto | msotob@sre.gob.mx
 Dir: 512.478.2866 ext. 113
Cel: 512.940.7771
  
 
Media Advisory

PRESS CONFERENCE
 
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS WEEK
INAUGURATION CEREMONY

&

SIGNING OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
BETWEEN THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO AND AMERICAN GATEWAYS REGARDING ASSISTANCE FOR MEXICAN NATIONALS VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


The Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, in partnership with the City of Austin, Central Texas law enforcement authorities, civil organizations, and academic institutions, will make a joint call to eradicate domestic violence in all its forms, launching the Domestic Violence Awareness Week .
 
What: 
LAUNCHING OF THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS WEEK
 
Who: 
Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
          Austin Mayor Steve Adler
          Sheriff Sally Hernandez, Travis County Sheriff’s Office
          Chief Brian Manley, Austin Police Department
          Chief Chase Stapp, San Marcos Police Department
          Council Member Delia Garza, Council 2
          Community Education Director Sandra Molinari, SAFE
          Domestic violence victim live testimony by Elia Mondragón, SAFE      
          Executive Director Rebecca Lightsey, American Gateways
 
Why: 
Create awareness in the Latino community about
domestic violence and its implications.

When: 
Monday, October 22 nd , 2018 10:00 A.M.
 
Where:
C onsulate General of Mexico in Austin, 5202 E Ben White Blvd,
Suite 150, Austin, TX, 78741.
Domestic violence awareness is represented by the color purple . We kindly suggest everybody to wear purple clothing at the inauguration day.