Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

As part of her dedication and devotion to helping victims of domestic violence, Nancy Chavez has provided countless speaking engagements to help comfort people as well as educate those who may benefit from her experiences.

This is a partial list of her past speaking engagements. If you would like to speak with Nancy or would like to have her speak for you or an organization, you can contact us via email for more information while we develop our feedback & booking form.

Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

April 22, 2022 – People and Perspectives with Christine Ricci

Christine interviews Nancy Chavez, Founder and Executive Director of Randi’s House of Angels, and Andrea Karns, VP of Sales and Marketing at Karns Foods

May 2, 2021 – People and Perspectives with Christine Ricci

Christine interviews Nancy Chavez along with Corinne Bennett, Direct Services Supervisor with Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties and Robin Shearer, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Friends and Neighbors of Pennsylvania.

April 28, 2020 – Nancy via Zoom on Good Day PA on abc27

September 26, 2019 – Nancy was invited to shared her story with the Rotary Club of Mechanicsburg – North. Read more

April 11, 2019 – CBS 21 SegmentNancy served as Keynote Speaker for Cumberland County’s annual Victims’ Rights Rally in Carlisle, Pa.

Previous Speaking Engagements:

October 2018 – ABC27 News Interview – Nancy Discusses how Marsy’s Law, the national effort to provide victims with a Bill of Rights, would significantly affect the criminal justice system in Pennsylvania.

October 2017 – Guest Speaker at Domestic Violence Intervention (DVI) of Lebanon County’s Domestic Violence Awareness Dinner at the Lebanon Country Club

September 2017Fox43 News Interview Discussing ‘The Walk a Mile to End Gender Violence’ event on October 6, 2017.

August 2017 – Interview with Jenna Clay – Listen here

November 2014 – Speaker at Dr. Ricketts “Intimate Partner” Class at Shippensburg University

November 2014Comcast Newsmakers Interview

October 2014 – Harrisburg City Domestic Awareness Lunch and Learn

October 2014 – Keynote Speaker at Clouse Sunflower Ball

October 2014 Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence sponsored by Shippensburg University

October 2014 – Guest Speaker “Say No More” at Shippensburg University Domestic Violence Event

September 2014 – PCCD In Service Presentation for Stabbed in the Heart

July 2014 – Interview on Life Esteem with Pat and Nat Gadsden

May 2014 – Interview with Middletown Newspaper

May 2014 – Guest Speaker at the Central Penn Common Hour / Presentation of Stabbed in the Heart and signing

April 2014 – Guest Speaker at PSECU Lunch and Learn Series on Domestic Violence

April 2014 – Guest Speaker at Dept. of Corrections Central Office Empowerment Committee Lunch and Learn

April 2014 – Guest Speaker at Dr. Patterson’s Criminal Justice Class at Shippensburg University on victims’ experiences / impacts

February 2014 – Good Day Interview with Amy Kehm at WHP 27 regarding Stabbed in the Heart

January 2014 – Midtown Scholar Book Signing for Stabbed in the Heart

January 2014 – PCN Interview with Franzine Schertzer regarding Stabbed in the Heart

January 2014 – Smart Talk Radio WITF Interview with Scott LaMar regarding Stabbed in the Heart

December 2013 – Guest speaker at Dunkin Donuts “Thanks To You” Community Hero Award Recognition Ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel

December 2013 – Book signing and discussion at Cornerstone Coffee House in Camp Hill, PA

December 2013 – Book signing and discussion at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Harrisburg, PA

November 2013 – Interview at CBS 21 with reporter Ewa Roman regarding Domestic Violence and the impact it has on families

November 2013 – Dress for Success Speaking Engagement in Harrisburg, PA

October 2013 – Meeting with Dr. Ricketts Criminal Justice Class / Speaking Engagement at Shippensburg University

October 2013 – Soroptimist Club Annual Dinner Speaking Engagement

October 2013 – Harrisburg Bar Association Attorney

May 2013 – Soroptimist Club Annual Dinner Speaking Engagement

May 2013 – Central Penn College Common Hour Speaking Engagement

April 2013 – Radio Interview at WINK

February 2013 – Soroptimist Club Speaking Engagement

February 2013 – Probation and Parole Speaking Engagement

November 2012 – Grand Marshall, Harrisburg Holiday Parade

June 2012 – Featured article in the Bronze Online Magazine

January 2012 – Guest Speaker at the Soroptimist International of Harrisburg

January 2012 – Guest Speaker at the Exchange America’s Service Club – Robert Hall Chair

October 2011 – Presentation before the PA 143-Victim Awareness Education Instructors at DOC Training Academy

September 2011 – Guest Speaker Dorothy Andrews Sociology class at Shippensburg University

August 2011 – Interview with Cumulus Radio – Denny Logan – Randi’s Camp for Hope and Courage

April 2011 – Keynote speaker for the Aliquippa Big Sisters /Big Brothers club

April 2011 – Panelist On the Victims t the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters

April 2011 – Keynote speaker for Shippensburg’s Take Back the Night and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

April 2011 – Keynote speaker at the Criminal Justice Club at Shippensburg University

March 2011 – Guest speaker at the Central Penn University – Central Penn College Students Against Domestic Violence Domestic Violence organization

February 2011 – Guest speaker at the Dickenson School of Law – Women’s Law Caucus

December 2010 – Featured in Harrisburg Magazine December “717” Magazine

November 2010 – Guest speaker at the Cumberland County District Attorney Victim presentation of Randi Trimble’s case – country of Georgia, Russia officials

October 2010 – Guest Speaker – Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry County Candlelight Vigil –in Perry County

September 2010 – Guest speaker – Dickinson College Sociology Class Presentation with Susan D. Rose Professor of Sociology

September 2010 – Guest Speaker at the Board of Probation and Parole’s Training Academy for new candidates

May 2010 – Guest on Michael Parks talks show – Cumulus Radio

April 2010 – Guest Speaker with Lynn Shiner – Radio Smart Talk – WITF’s on the Crime Victims new website

March 2010 – Workshop presenter at the PCADV Conference “Lessons Learned and Effective Strategies to Enhance Safety” –Advocating with the Media for Privacy, Dignity, & Empowerment of Victims and Their Families

March 2010 – Guest Speaker – “Local Voices: Their Stories. Their Words” Memorial Hall of the State Museum celebration of the Women’s History Month and the “Voices” exhibit

March 2010 – Interviewed by WGAL – NBC regarding the PACrimeVictims.com website

February 2010 – Interviewed by WHP –CBS 21 regarding the PACrimeVictims.com website

December 2009 – Interviewed and featured in Women-Connect Magazine

October 2009 – Interviewed by ABC 27, Valerie Pritchett as the Community Hero Award

October 2009 – Special Guest at the Sociology Class at Shippensburg

October  2009 – Guest Speaker Your Safe Haven Candlelight Vigil in Bedford County

October 2009 – Guest Speaker at the Domestic Violence Ministry coordinated by Sherry Christian at the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church

September 2009 – Guest Speaker for Domestic Violence Month at PA State Employee Credit Union

August 2009 – Interviewed by Dennis Thompson for the National Institute of Health for Domestic Violence and highlighted in an article “Woman Reaches Out After Violence Strikes Twice”

June 2009 – Guest Speaker at the Harrisburg PA Bar Association Law Symposium – Victim Impact Panel at Harrisburg Hilton

August 2008 – Guest Speaker at the Loysville Detention School for Boys

April 2008 – Guest Speaker at Dickinson College and introduced Nancy Hulse recognizing Crime Victims Week

February 2008 – Co-presenter with Judy Yupcavage at “Violence in Intimate Relationship’ class at Shippensburg University (Professor Dorothy Andrews)

February 2008 – Guest Speaker at the Harrisburg Chapter of the Zonta Group

November 2007 – Interviewed by ABC Channel 27 Allie Langdon regarding the “Real Estate Agents Discuss Difficulties of Selling Stigmatized Sales and the Impact of homes where tragedy has occurred”

October 2007 – Guest speaker at Shippensburg University “Survivors speak out” sponsored by WIN (Women’s Center at Shippensburg University)

October 2007 – Guest Speaker at the PA County Corrections Association conference promoting SAVIN

August 2007 – Guest Speaker at the American Business Women Association (ABWA) Camelot Chapter in Camp Hill – spoke about CCCW

June 2007 – Guest Speaker at the American Business Women Association (ABWA) Harrisburg Chapter – spoke about Randi’s Murder

July 2007 – Wrote and published an article for the SAVIN E-News (Statewide Automated Victim Information Network) and featured on July 31, 2007

June 2007 – Guest Speaker at the American Business Women Association (ABWA) Harrisburg Chapter – spoke about Randi’s Murder

October 2006 – Guest Lecturer for Victimology Class at Messiah College

April 2006 – Interview with Sylvia Moss through Clear Channel radio

April 2006 – Guest speaker at the Dickinson College Class on Death Penalty

March 2006 – Guest Speaker at Dickinson College Fraternities/Sororities – “A Mother’s Story”

August 2005 – Participated in the filming of the NBC Dateline Show regarding Randi’s murder

July 2005 – Interviewed and feature in the Patriot News Domestic Violence Series– Meagan Wade reporter

April 2005 – Keynote speaker – Crime Victim’s Rights Rally in Carlisle sponsored by DVSCP/ DA Office

May 2005 – Panelist as a “survivor” at the PA Newspaper Association on how to mentor the news media on sensitivity

October 2005 – Guest Speaker at the Candlelight Vigil – DVS/CP Domestic Violence Awareness Month

May 2005 – Interview with CBS Channel 21 with Sherry Christian regarding Randi’s Race

September 2005 – Keynote Speaker at the SECA Kickoff for the State Attorney General’s Office

October 2005 – Guest speaker at Messiah College DV Awareness month program sponsored by DVS/CP

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