VTV Calls on Attorney General to Use Current Funding for Bi-Partisan School Safety Initiative

January 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2013 – The VTV Family Outreach Foundation (VTV) today called on the Obama Administration to use existing funds to create a National Center for Campus Public Safety. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Joe Samaha, President of VTV and the father of Reema Samaha who was killed in the…

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Families of Virginia Tech Victims Statement on Sandy Hook School Shooting

December 14, 2012

CENTREVILLE, Va., December 14, 2012 – We at the VTV Family Outreach Foundation, victims and survivors of the Virginia Tech tragedy, express our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families of the children, teachers, and staff lost, survivors, and other victims in this time of trauma and grief. VTV’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) stands ready…

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VTV Family Foundation Responds to Secretary’s Decision in Clery Fine Case

September 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC, September 1, 2012 – The VTV Family Outreach Foundation (VTV) today issued the following statement in response to Thursday’s decision by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, which affirmed campus crime warning requirements under the federal Jeanne Clery Act: Secretary Duncan has concluded that colleges and universities have an obligation to issue warnings…

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VTV's Condolences to the Aurora Colorado Shooting Victims and Their Families

July 20, 2012

CENTREVILLE, Va., July 20, 2012 – The VTV Family Outreach Foundation extends its sincere and deepest condolences to the families and victims of July 20th’s tragic shootings in Aurora, Colorado. We know all too well the horror of your loss, our hearts are heavy today for you and for all victims of this type of…

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VTV To Join Advocates Urging Congress To Promptly Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

June 25, 2012

Colin Goddard, Survivor of the April 16, 2007 Shootings at Virginia Tech, Will Speak At National Rally Tuesday WASHINGTON, DC, June 25, 2012 – The VTV Family Outreach Foundation (VTV) on Tuesday, June 26th will join with the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women at the U.S. Capitol to call…

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Family Foundation Responds To Virginia Tech Federal Fine Ruling

March 30, 2012

CENTREVILLE, Va., March 30, 2012 – Today the U.S. Department of Education announced that an administrative law judge struck-down a $55,000 civil penalty against Virginia Tech for violations of the federal Clery Act. The fines were for failing to issue a timely warning after two students were shot in their residence hall on April 16,…

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5th Annual Hokie Spirit Memorial Golf Tournament

March 19, 2012

Interview Opportunity: Hilary Cook, tournament founder, is available for interviews. BLACKSBURG, Va., March 19, 2012 – On Friday June 1, 2012, the Cook Family and the VTV Family Outreach Foundation are proud to present the 5th Annual Hokie Spirit Memorial Golf Tournament at the Hunting Hawk Golf Club, 15201 Ashland Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059…

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In Remembrance, April 16, 2007: Honoring Our 32 & Survivors through Artwork from Around the World

March 8, 2012

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 8, 2012 – After the events of April 16, 2007 there was an outpouring of support for all those affected, not only from members of the Blacksburg community, but from all over the world. During the months following April 16, more than 82,000 pieces of artwork were sent from national and international…

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VTV Family Outreach Foundation Extends its Sympathies to the Virginia Tech Community

December 9, 2011

FAIRFAX, Va. December 9, 2011 – An unspeakable tragedy has unfortunately occurred again yesterday, December 8th, at Virginia Tech. The VTV Family Outreach Foundation extends its sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Deriek W. Crouse. We recognize Officer Crouse to be the first Virginia Tech campus law officer to have been…

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