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Hello Im looking for survivors on the west coast to help with survivor stories regarding school stalking or violence , to join myself and several other survivors in a chain of forums we are speaking at ple...
carrie henson
04/04/2012
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For our trinkets we are trying to use one of the circle buttons. They look tacky on our items with the box around them and the white background. Is there any way to get rid of the box and white backgroun...
Renee Grengs
03/21/2012
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JOIN UPCOMING SESSION - On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at 2 pm EST join Reverend Dr. "Skip" Keels and Elsie Boudreau, LMSW in discussing best practices for Responding to Survivors of Clergy Abuse....
OVCRC
03/07/2012
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
03/07/2012
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We have a small print budget, but really want to do something more than print the posters on our office printers. What's the biggest bang for our buck?
Carol S.
03/07/2012
arrow icon I suggest you put together an email list of community agenci...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon First and foremost, see if a local or chain printer will don...
anne
03/07/2012
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How can we help get the word out about the Spanish version of the Resource Guide? What a great resource this year!
MFB
03/07/2012
arrow icon In our judicial circuit, the priest at the local catholic ch...
Paige
03/07/2012
arrow icon Julie, see if you can find an Hispanic leader in your commun...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon Yes, use any online search engine and type in latino organiz...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon Any help on how to reach out to the Latino population?
Julie
03/07/2012
arrow icon Pregunta bueno! I would develop a PSA in Spanish for your l...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon Yes, the Office for Victims of Crime made a huge commitment ...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
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Forgot to ask my other question ... How do we get the bullying poster into our schools? I love it!
TL
03/07/2012
arrow icon I'm so pleased you like the bullying poster. I suggest you e...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon Find some kids who attend the school, and their parents, and...
anne
03/07/2012
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What's the best strategy for convincing local television stations to play the theme video (or pieces of it)?
TL
03/07/2012
arrow icon Excellent question! Starting NOW, ask your volunteers to wa...
anne
03/07/2012
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I didn't know there was funding available. How do I know for next year's NCVRW?
Billy
03/07/2012
arrow icon The announcement usually comes out October and you can check...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon Billy and everyone, please join my FREE weekly listserv, whi...
anne
03/07/2012
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Do you have any information about the grants that have been awarded for NCVRW activities?
Anita Ahuja
03/07/2012
arrow icon Consider asking folks in your community to help with your ev...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon A list of all projects that have received NCVRW Community Aw...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
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Any suggestions on activities that would work with juvenile offenders?
Melissa
03/07/2012
arrow icon It's really helpful to partner with juvenile justice agencie...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon Do check out Section 2 of the NCVRW Resource Guide, which in...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
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Any ideas for innovative NCVRW events for federal criminal justice agencies? Perhaps something that could function as a training and fun event?
AP
03/07/2012
arrow icon It's a great idea to involve federal agencies in NCVRW activ...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon I encourage you to review Section 2: Maximizing Communicatio...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon EXCELLENT question! I think it's vital to publicize the fac...
anne
03/07/2012
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i'm interested in the community awareness projects. how do we find out if an organization in our area has received funding? we'd love to partner with them!
SharonL
03/07/2012
arrow icon A list of previous recipients of the Community Awareness Pro...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon Even if allied organizations have NOT received CAP funding, ...
anne
03/07/2012
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When is the Awards ceremony?
m.m.
03/07/2012
arrow icon Remember to register to attend the OVC Awards Ceremony by go...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon The OVC Awards Ceremony is Friday, April 20 at 2 pm. The U...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon The OVC Awards Ceremony will be Friday, April 20 at 2:00 pm ...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
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What is the symbolism of the spiral in the theme poster?
ANON
03/07/2012
arrow icon The spiral is a stylized illustration of the Vision and idea...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
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Are there any copyright restrictions on the artwork in the Resource Guide?
JBM
03/07/2012
arrow icon In fact, most of the artwork is designed so you may add your...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon NO. You are free to use any and all of the Resource Guide ar...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
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We hope some of the local churches will participate in our coalition's event. What's the best way to extend the invitation?
Caroline
03/07/2012
arrow icon Including your local faith communities is a wonderful idea. ...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon It's time-consuming, but personal meetings with spiritual le...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon Check out the CAP TIP from 2007 about Engaging Multi-Faith C...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
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What's the best form of social media to get the word out about our local NCVRW events? We have a Facebook account, but not too many followers.
Shauna
03/07/2012
arrow icon It can take a while to build a social media community. You n...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon With your Facebook account, have a contest for volunteers an...
Anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon I have fallen in LOVE with Flickr, where you can place poste...
anne
03/07/2012
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What are the most critical and relevant NCVRW talking points to consider in order to educate and inspire a listening audience?
Jill
03/07/2012
arrow icon ALSO, talk WITH people, not AT them In your presentations, a...
anne
03/07/2012
arrow icon Part 2:This years NCVRW theme video (mailed with the hard co...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon Part 1:Jill, I would say that the key message for 2012 is se...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon GREAT QUESTION! I always emphasize survivors and victims rig...
anne
03/07/2012
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how do you create an event that will draw the community to attend? Often our events are well attended by folks already familiar with victim services and rights. We want to include a more diverse group from...
Betsy Dane
03/07/2012
arrow icon Jen, Every year, we review the activities that have been con...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon Jen, take a look at the descriptions of the previous NCVRW C...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon Mary, in regards to your comment about doing something diffe...
Jen
03/07/2012
arrow icon Part 2:Or, you might engage a group of local teenagers to vo...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon To paraphrase Willie Sutton, Go where the people are. Look a...
Steve Derene
03/07/2012
arrow icon Part 1:Betsy, First let me say that your question points to ...
Mary Rappaport
03/07/2012
arrow icon THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR JOINING THIS SESSION! You can identi...
anne
03/07/2012
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Steve Derene, Mary Gleason Rappaport and Anne Seymour to the OVC Web Forum. They are available to answer your questio...
OVCRC
03/07/2012
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