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NCJ Number: 152837 Find in a Library
Title: National Crime Victims' Rights Week: Strategies for Action
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 97
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20036
Sale Source: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street, NW
Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This kit, developed by the National Victim Center, is designed to help promote public awareness about the rights and needs of crime victims during the National Crime Victims' Rights Week in April 1995.
Abstract: The kit contains a survey form to elicit information on strategies for action. Specific strategies for organizing activities during the National Crime Victims' Rights Week are described that focus on information and referral, public education, and community awareness. Sample speeches, letters, public service announcements, and press releases are included. Fund raising activities related to special events, gifts, and promotions are detailed. The use of volunteers to promote victims' rights is discussed, and camera-ready artwork is provided. Appendixes contain public service announcement posters, logo for special events, ideas for bookmarks and buttons, certificates of appreciation, a commemorative calendar featuring victims' rights, and a statistical overview of crime and victimization in the United States.
Main Term(s): Victims rights
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Media coverage; Media support; Press relations; Public education; Public information; Public relations programs
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