FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY|
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2005
OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS|
CONTACT: CATHERINE SANDERS
ATTORNEY GENERAL ALBERTO R. GONZALES TO DELIVER REMARKS AT NATIONAL MISSING CHILDREN’S DAY AWARDS CEREMONY
WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales will deliver remarks at the National Missing Children’s Day Awards Ceremony on FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. EDT. He will join other Department of Justice officials to honor law enforcement officers and citizens for their excellent work in helping to find missing children and to help prevent child sexual exploitation.
WHO: Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales
Acting Assistant Attorney General Tracy Henke, Office of Justice Programs
J. Robert Flores, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Ernie Allen, President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Robbie Callaway, Senior Vice President of Boys & Girls Club of America and Founding Member of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
WHAT: Attorney General will deliver remarks at National Missing Children’s Day
National Missing Children’s Awards will be awarded to law enforcement from Philadelphia, Missouri and Oregon.
National Exploited Children’s Awards will be awarded to law enforcement from North Carolina, Oklahoma, New Jersey and Florida.
AMBER Alert Citizen Award will be awarded to a citizen from Arkansas.
WHEN: FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2005
11:00 A.M. EDT. Cameras must pre-set by 10:30 A.M. EDT
WHERE: The Great Hall
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530
NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driver’s license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS. A mult-box will be provided. Reporters interested in attending the event should pre-set by 10:30 A.M. EDT and arrive through the Constitution Avenue entrance between 9th and 10th Streets. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Cynthia Magnuson at (202) 514-2007.