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OVC is pleased to present the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide.

This annual suite of resources includes a variety of user-friendly sample materials, current statistics, professional artwork, and tutorials—all designed to help you quickly and capably develop and implement public awareness campaigns for NCVRW and throughout the year.

NCVRW will be commemorated April 8–14, 2018. This year’s theme—Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims.—emphasizes the importance of inclusion in victim services. The theme addresses how the crime victims field can better ensure that every crime victim has access to services and support and how professionals, organizations, and communities can work in tandem to reach all victims.

Join OVC and communities across the United States this April to raise awareness of victims’ rights and services, highlight local programs, celebrate progress achieved, and honor victims and the professionals who serve them.

Full Theme Video

Theme Video Clip


for the NCVRW theme poster, public awareness posters, and outreach materials is available for download.


will be available to help raise awareness. Check back regularly for updates or sign up for the NCVRW mailing list to be notified when they are available.