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Our community is hurting right now due to the senseless acts of violence. Let’s keep the Pughsley family and the Montgomery Police Department in our thoughts and prayers.

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Rest in peace to 8-year-old Royta Giles Jr. Another beautiful life, gone too soon.

Royta Giles Jr

In a recent open letter to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, 67 affiliates of the University of Alabama School of Law asked for the release of “all inmates over the age of 60; those with chronic illnesses, complex medical needs, compromised immune systems, and disabilities; and pregnant women” (“An open letter to Gov. Ivey from 67 in UA law community.”) In this open letter, students and professors from the law school specifically reference the Alabama Emergency Management Act, which asserts that the Governor has the power to exercise any “functions, powers and duties as are necessary to promote and secure the safety and protection of the civilian population” (Ala. Code § 31-9-8).

We regret the passing of our Johnnie Page who has been a member of V.O.C.A.L. since we started.  She started and was president of the Shelby County Chapter.

Page, Johnnie, age 85, of Columbiana, passed away on March 7, 2020. The visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Bolton Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home with Rev. Mack Rich officiating. Burial will follow at Columbiana City Cemetery. Bolton Funeral Home is directing. Mrs. Page worked in the lunchroom at Elvin Hill Elementary. She was a member of V.O.C.A.L., and also a member of Wildwood Chapel Church.

Johnnie is survived by her daughter: Linda Robbins; sons: Carl Doss III, Phillip Doss, Jimmy Doss and Jeffery Doss; sister: Agnes Ellison.

Miriam Shehane

On January 25, our founder Miriam Shehane celebrates another birthday. Miriam is the reason victims of crime have rights in Alabama. Because of her work, victims now have the opportunity to have their voices heard. While many people complained about how unfair the criminal justice system was, Miriam decided to make a difference and change the laws. We thank you, Miriam! 

The staff at Vocal Angel House are very grateful for our founder! 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MIRIAM!!! ❤

NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA CHAPTER

President: Wilburn Beavers
Phone:  205-363-0444
E-Mail: choochoo1n@yahoo.com

Contact Us

Address

Physical Address:
422 South Court St
Montgomery, AL 36104-4102

Mailing Address:V.O.C.A.L.
P.O. Box 4449
Montgomery, AL 36103-4449

Phone

Work: 334-262-7197

Fax: 334-834-5645

Staff

Janette Grantham
State Director
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Cherquita Postell-Jones
Victims Advocate
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Brittany Rose
Victims Advocate
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Teaonna Watson
Counselor
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Miriam Shehane/Founder

V.O.C.A.L.

Physical Address:
422 South Court St
Montgomery, AL 36104-4102

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4449
Montgomery, AL 36103-4449

Phone:
334-262-7197

Fax:
334-834-5645

Email:

Janette Grantham
State Director
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Cherquita Postell-Jones
Victims Advocate
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Brittany Rose
Victims Advocate
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Teaonna Watson
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Miriam Shehane/Founder