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National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2014

April 6-12, 2014

Free posters, theme art, crime statistics, and media resources for National Crime Victims Rights’ Week 2014!

The National Center for Victims of Crime has once again partnered with the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, to produce the 2014 NCVRW Resource Guide, a free set of user-friendly media tools, crime awareness posters, information, and practical ideas on how to involve your community in outreach for victims’ rights and services.

This year we celebrate 30 years of the Victims of Crime Act as the backbone of victim services and crime victim compensation for the nation.

All these resources are available for free download from OVC (in English and Spanish) or from the National Center for Victims of Crime below. Or, order physical copies of this year's Theme Poster or Resource Guide for a small shipping fee.

To automatically receive a free hard copy of next year's guide, sign up to be on OVC's NCVRW mailing list.


2014 NCVRW Resource Guide

30 Years: Restoring the Balance of Justice
April 6-12, 2014


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2014 Theme Poster

Introductory Materials

Section 1: Resource Guide Overview

Section 2: Developing Your Campaign: Partnerships & Strategies

Section 3Resource Guide Artwork  

Section 4: Communicating Your Message: Media Tips & Tools

Section 5: Landmarks in Victims' Rights & Services

Section 6: Statistical Overviews

Section 7: Additional Resources 


Webinar: Promoting Crime Victims' Rights with Social Media 2014

The National Center for Victims of Crime partnered with Indigo Strategies, with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, US Department of Justice, to provide a webinar training on how best to use social media to promote crime victims rights. The webinar materials are now online for those who couldn't attend our training or would like to revisit the social media tips:

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