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Office of Justice Programs

2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW)

Every April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW, which will be observed in 2019 from April 7–13. This year's theme is Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.

The weeklong initiative promotes victims' rights and honors crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

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Sign up for the NCVRW Mailing List to receive—

  • information about future NCVRW commemorations,
  • a complimentary copy of the 2019 NCVRW Theme Poster, and
  • email notification when the 2019 NCVRW Resource Guide is available online.
NCVRW Resource Guide
2018 NCVRW Artwork View the 2018 NCVRW Resource Guide for evergreen content that can help you raise awareness throughout the year, including crime and victimization fact sheets, tips for developing marketing campaigns, and more.
Awards and Events
The 2019 National Crime Victims' Service Awards nomination period is now closed.
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