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A Nation Unites for Victims' Rights
"Fulfill the Promise"

Nationwide Candlelight Observance of
National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2003

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Event Site (with directions via driving and public transportation)

Co-sponsors: (List of co-sponsors)

Theme: "Victims' Rights: Fulfill the Promise

Who Should Attend?: Crime victims/survivors and those who serve them, and anyone in our community who is concerned about crime and victimization, should attend this special event.

What to Bring: In keeping with this year's National Crime Victims' Rights Week theme - "Victims' Rights: Fulfill the Promise" - participants are encouraged to:

  • Consider the promise you can make to help victims of crime.
  • Write your promise in bold black ink and bring it on April 10.

If you have a loved one who was murdered, please bring a photo so that his or her memory can be honored. Candles and candle holders, National Crime Victims' Rights Week buttons, and commemorative lapel ribbons will be provided on April 10 to all participants.

This special ceremony is being held in conjunction with a national ceremony sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice,
in Washington, D.C. on April 10th at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Communities across America will join with us in unison on April 10 to show our
national concern for, and commitment to, victims of crime.

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State & Local Field Resource Package (2003) March 2003
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