Friday, March 6, 2009
"25 Years of Rebuilding Lives: Celebrating the Victims of Crime Act" -
appauds the landmark Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), which laid the
groundwork for the victim services field. I urge you to use the resources
available through this Guide as you develop your local activities. This
year it is especially important to celebrate VOCA's 25th SILVER
anniversary. Please keep me updated on the local activities planned by
National Crime Victims Rights Week, April 26 May 2, 2009
The 2009 Online Resource Guide
(http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2009/welcome.html) contains everything you need
to host and promote National Crime Victims Rights Week in your community.
This year, OVC celebrates the milestone anniversary of the Victims of
Crime Act with the theme "25 Years of Rebuilding Lives: Celebrating the
Victims of Crime Act."
With the 2009 NCVRW Online Resource Guide, you can
View information about NCVRW events in the frequently asked questions
Download helpful hints on how to maximize communication and awareness
review suggestions for working with the media
Promote your event with customizable buttons
(http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2009/poster_gallery.html), and more.
Place NCVRW Web ads (http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2009/webbanners.html) on
your Web site or view the 2009 theme DVD and PSA
Join OVC's mission to help communities and victim assistance providers
promote awareness of crime victim issues. Download the complete guide
(http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2009/pdf/2009ResourceGuide.pdf) now or choose a
specific section (http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw2009/welcome.html).
For more information on 2009 NCVRW visit http://www.ovc.gov/ncvrw.
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