Wednesday, September 9, 2009

"You(th) Have the Right" Campaign

As students across the country return to school, the Youth Initiative ofthe National Center for Victims of Crime is launching its new "You(th)Have the Right" outreach campaign.
The campaign features a unique set of fresh materials to help you reach and respond to youth victims of crime:
Youth Outreach Palm Card: This youth-friendly mini-brochureunderscores that youth victims are not alone and that there is help.(Multiple copies of the palm card can be ordered online youth.)
Youth Outreach Poster: This visually compelling, reproducible posterencourages youth crime victims to take the first step to get help. Adownloadable PDF includes space to add your local victim services contact information.
"Getting Help" Teen Tools: This two-page tip sheet walks youththrough some of the common concerns they have in coming forward andasking for assistance.
"When a Youth Is Victimized" Get Help Bulletin: This four-pagebulletin offers practical guidance and support for teachers, youthworkers, counselors, healthcare providers, and other adults who are in aposition to help youth victims.
Those of us in the victim services community have a unique opportunityto reach out to young people. We encourage you to share these materialswith your local schools, youth organizations, and other communitygroups, and to support the millions of young people who become victimsof sexual abuse, theft, assault, bullying, dating violence, harassment,and other crimes each year.Please visit to view and download these resources andlearn more about the "You(th) Have the Right" campaign

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