All posts tagged: National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children

Shattered Lives: Living in the Aftermath of Homicide

Over the years Shattered Lives Radio has given hours of airtime to individuals and organizations which have had the experience of homicide in their lives. The aftermath of that experience can take many directions, from becoming an outspoken advocate for change, to those who have a difficult time functioning. Host Donna Gore has had a personal experience with homicide, having lost her father to random murder over 30 years ago. As host of the show she’s presented several guests who share this common bond. Addie Carone Addie Carone, in her mid 80’s is a former social worker and matriarch of the Carone family of Connecticut. Addie’s twin son Peter was murdered in March 1987, with the perpetrator released on bond, setting in motion a virtual lifetime of not knowing, a fugitive status, which took on international proportions. She lives her life with a sense of grace and “new normalcy” and she does “what one has to do.” The wealthy Zachs family demonstrated the most egregious misconduct imaginable by conspiring with others to harbor their fugitive son for 22 years, …

Shattered Lives: Parents of Murdered Children National Executive Director, Dan Levey

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE The National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children (POMC) was created as a support for the families and friends of those who died by violence. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio there are state chapters in several other states across the country which hold monthly meetings, provide support, advocacy and court accompaniment. Many POMC Chapters publish their own newsletters and have designed and implemented special programs to meet the needs of survivors in their area. The guest for the hour is Dan Levey, the National Executive Director of POMC. The discussion will cover the aspects of what the POMC organization does as a support system for survivors of violence, creating strong legislation, as well as wrongful convictions and how this phenomena effects those who are survivors of homicide. Dan Levey currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Organization of Parents of Murdered …