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NCJ Number: 220102 Find in a Library
Title: National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) 2008 Resource Guide
Series: OVC Others
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 2008
Page Count: 117
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
Grant Number: 2007-VF-GX-K015
Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: HTML|PDF
Type: Reference Material
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Developed in partnership with the National Center for Victims of Crime and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, this Resource Guide offers comprehensive resources to help communities successfully plan observance of National Crime Victims’ Week (NCVRW) in April 2008.
Abstract: The 2008 Resource Guide offers communities a package of extensive tools to engage in observing this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) to be held April 13-19, 2008. The theme for 2008 is “Justice for Victims Justice for All.” The theme affirms decades of effort to ensure rights, protections, and services for victims of crime. The contents of the Resource Guide, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, contains the essentials in the planning of NCVRW which include: (1) letters from both the National Center for Victims of Crime and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime; (2) a Resource Guide Overview; (3) maximizing Communication and Awareness (helping communities plan activities, visual displays, and public statements to increase awareness); (3) Camera-Ready Artwork (formats on CD-ROM and artwork contents); (4) Working with the Media; (5) Landmarks in Victims’ Rights and Services; (6) Statistical Overviews and Resources; (7) CD-ROM consisting of all camera-ready artwork provided in black-and-white and in color, and in three electronic formats; and (8) Theme DVD--a 5-minute DVD with the NCVRW theme, along with a 30 second television public service announcement. An At-A-Glance offers a quick one-page reference guide to the 2008 NCVRW with important dates, theme, resource guide contents, quick planning tips, and special announcements, such as an awards ceremony and the NCVRW candlelight observance.
Main Term(s): Victims rights
Index Term(s): Communication techniques; Community involvement; Media coverage; Media support; OVC grant-related documents; Public information; Victim services
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