Don’t Delay: National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Nominations Are Due by July 31st
Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism Toolkit Video Series
Fact Sheets Highlight Current Crime and Victimization Trends
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Each year, OVC recognizes extraordinary individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services.
The recipients are honored at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC. View past recipients and, if you know a similarly deserving individual, group, team, or program, watch this video for instructions on how to submit a nomination. The video includes information about submission requirements, a short demo of the online nomination form, and tips for submitting a noteworthy nomination.
Nominations are due by July 31, 2016.
Sign up for the NCVRW Mail List for information about NCVRW, the Awards Ceremony, and the Resource Guide and Theme Poster, as they become available.
OVC recently launched a companion video series for the toolkit, Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources. The electronic toolkit and video resources were developed to help communities prepare for and respond to victims of mass violence and terrorism in the most timely, effective, and compassionate manner possible.
The four videos cover the following topics:
Watch or download all of the videos and access the entire electronic toolkit, Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources, to enhance your efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from these devastating incidents.
OVC’s Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets, available in both English and Spanish, are a resource for victim service providers and allied professionals to raise awareness of victims' issues throughout the year.
Use statistics and compelling graphics from these Fact Sheets in email and social media marketing, presentations, and on your website to help raise awareness and help demonstrate why crime victims' rights matter.
View the Communicating Your Message (PDF 355 KB) section of the 2016 National Crime Victims' Right Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide for additional resources and ways to enhance your organization's public awareness campaigns.
March 2016: 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)