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Title: 2010 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: April 2010
Page Count: 90
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20036
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
OVC Resource Ctr
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: HTML|PDF
Type: Reference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide provides a comprehensive wealth of resources, ideas, and tools to help communities plan National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
Abstract: In this 2010 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide, community leaders and organizations will find a wide range of instructional materials, updated statistics, and promotional items in CD-ROM format. The CD-ROM contains all Resource Guide content, as well as artwork in both black and white and color in three electronic formats, including: 1) Resource Guide Overview; 2) Maximizing Communication and Awareness; 3) Resource Guide Artwork; 4) Working with the Media; 5) Landmarks in Victims’ Rights and Services; 6) Statistical Overviews; and 7) Additional Resources. The complete 2010 NCVRW Resource Guide is accessible in electronic format at The theme for 2010 is Crime Victims’ Rights: Fairness, Dignity, and Respect which evokes memories of a time when victim compensation and support services were not available to those harmed by crime. The NCVRW Resource Guide includes user-friendly outreach tools, current statistics on victimization, information on the history of victims’ rights in the United States, and tips on how to involve the community in promoting the fairness, dignity, and respect crime victims deserve.
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Community action programs; Community resources; Community support; Media support; Public relations programs; Reference materials; Victimization; Victims of Crime
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