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I am a social worker with a small nonprofit org in Temecula, CA. We have been asked by our police department to offer Victim Awareness classes to first time juvenile offenders (theft, robbery, possession ...
Krista Donahey
03/14/2006
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Tracy
05/23/2007
arrow icon I am aware of a number of programs that could be of some hel...
Jen
03/20/2006
arrow icon I worked as a "Restorative Justice Facilitator" in North Dak...
Melody Bracken
03/20/2006
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I also work in a juvenile correctional institution in Wisconsin. How can someone join your MMM listserv?
Glenn Amundson
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/10/2006
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in the OVC Guest Host Session on the NCVRW Awareness Campaign with Anne Seymour. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Pleas...
OVCRC
02/08/2006
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A media suggestion: Oprah. I also recommend her to be at least nominated for the Ronald Reagan award: she has taken such an active role in using the nation to apprehend predators. Are nominations still...
Diane Priest
02/08/2006
arrow icon Not for this year, but DO consider this for 2007 NCVRW. The...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
arrow icon Hi Diane. Nominations are not open for this year, but go fo...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Anne, Other than the usual issuing invitations to politicians to invite them to attend NCVRW events, have you encountered any other strategies that are helpful in getting elected officials to attend these ...
Lynne
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
arrow icon As my day job is working for a legislator, I would say it is...
Liz Reed
02/08/2006
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Do you think it is a good idea to have both victims and offenders speak together, as on a panel?
Harriet Clare
02/08/2006
arrow icon How would a victim go about setting up the panel?
aouttodie
01/24/2007
arrow icon Good question, Harriet. Depends upon the victims, and the o...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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I work in a juvenile correctional institution and each year we commemorate NCVRW by bringing in speakers, doing various community service projects, crime clock activities, etc. Do you have any new and inn...
Becky
02/08/2006
arrow icon Hi Becky. OVC is sponsoring a new Victim Awareness Curricul...
anne seymour
02/08/2006
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What is your suggestion/idea to not only get our message out to the community but have people respond and get involved. We are located in Eastern Oregon and a very rural farming community.
jenni perkins
02/08/2006
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anne seymour
02/08/2006
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Thanks for the excellent OVC Resource Guide. It is loaded with goodies! Some events can be planned using free resources (like media). Any ideas about sources of funding for printing and other activities...
L Wells
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/10/2006
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How do you attract positive community attention to a organization that has previously been in dispair and is trying to rebuild?
Sara
02/08/2006
arrow icon I would love to email you and get some more insight on this ...
Sara
02/08/2006
arrow icon The organization that I work for has been in similar circums...
Michele Longe
02/08/2006
arrow icon A challenge, to be sure. Admit past mistakes. Focus on ris...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Hi Anne, I just wanted to thank you for the great materials. We are creating a bookmark and a payroll stuffer. Since it is my first year as a community education coordinator, I find it hard to limit the o...
Tina Bouchard
02/08/2006
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Do you think a brown bag lunch with the DA or CA is an event that would draw media and/or community attention relevant to Crime Victims' week?
J Berliner
02/08/2006
arrow icon Usually, such lunches are more for educational purposes. Bu...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Anne, this is my first time participating in coordinating a victims rights activity. I would like to invovle as many organizations as possible. Do you have any suggestions on what organizations to involv...
Crystal Hollon
02/08/2006
arrow icon Excellent question, Crystal. Begin with allied victim servi...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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How do you get started with a victim's rights week event. My county does not currently hold an event. What types of events do people like to attend? What are the main objectives of the event? Who is the ta...
Shelley
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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How can I get my hands on one of these packets?
M Gomez
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Anne, Do you have any suggestions for how a state agency might pick an activity to coordinate uniformly among county victim/witness programs? some counties do their own activities locally, some do nothin...
kathy zupan
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Our crime rate has been in the media several times lately so the community is focused, but nothing has been said about the victims. Victims Right's week would be a great time...any best practices by other...
Julie Lawson
02/08/2006
arrow icon Hi Julie, so sorry about a higher crime rate. My advice: PE...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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I would like to host a crime victims awarness program at the prison where I work.I would appreciate suggestions on what you think would be imporant for the inmates to know about crime victims.
Robi Cohenour
02/08/2006
arrow icon Awareness of how the crime impacts the victims life. If thi...
aouttodie
01/24/2007
arrow icon Robi, Departments of Corrections across the nation are among...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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In your opinion, what type of events or workshops work best in teaching juvenile offenders more about victims' rights?
KATHRYN
02/08/2006
arrow icon I have learned that younger folks have a very short attentio...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Greetings, I am a police officer in Iowa City, Iowa. What are your thoughts pertaining to citizen volunteers becoming active within the community and partnering with law enforcment? If so, what roles for...
Mike Brotherton
02/08/2006
arrow icon I am a Victims Assistance Unit Coordinator in the Topeka Pol...
Dawn
02/09/2006
arrow icon Hi, I'm an advocate in Tucson, AZ and we have a volunteer pr...
Beth
02/08/2006
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What role do you see local police departments playing in the NCVRW awareness program?
Cmdr. Jeff Ader
02/08/2006
arrow icon I think EVERY justice agency could AND should be involved in...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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Do you know of any foundations that will help fund our events? This year, we are targeting youth with our Youth Violence Prevention Program. Our problem is funding. We received $303 from the state as we ...
Liz Reed
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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How would you suggest to get our message out there in rural small communities?
jenni perkins
02/08/2006
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Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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I was wondering if there were any new, innovative activities that communities have had great success with. We traditionally put on a candle light vigil with speakers but have been brainstorming other poss...
Lori Fralick
02/08/2006
arrow icon Lori, my organization does an event called Family Gathering,...
Michele
02/08/2006
arrow icon We will be co-hosting our 14th Annual Crime Victims Breakfas...
Martha
02/08/2006
arrow icon Lori and I, let me point you again to the Resource Guide, sp...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
arrow icon HI Lori:Last year, we did a day long event with federal agen...
Liz Reed
02/08/2006
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I am working with a faculty meeting and was just told that their peer mediation group wants to do something the week of victims rights week. Any thoughts for high school and community program partnership?
Angela D
02/08/2006
arrow icon Some great ideas-I believe in the past they had a poster con...
Angela D
02/08/2006
arrow icon Angela, over the years, I have participated in many NCVRW ac...
Anne Seymour
02/08/2006
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