Perhaps the most replicated component of the NCVRW Resource Guide
is the camera-ready artwork. The artwork can be utilized in many
ways during NCVRW and throughout the year. Various pieces can be
used as stand-alone documents or incorporated into publications
such as brochures, annual reports and fact sheets. They can also
be copied onto overhead transparencies or scanned as computer files
for use in training programs.
The 2003 Resource Guide camera-ready artwork reflects the theme
for NCVRW, along with other salient issues relevant to crime and
victimization. When appropriate, the artwork can be personalized
with local victim service providers' contact information. Local
printers and/or correctional agencies may be willing to donate
printing services and/or paper, or provide these services at a
The eleven categories of artwork include: Public Awareness Theme
Poster, three "I Have the Right" Posters, Buttons, Bookmarks,
Logos, Bumper Stickers, NCVRW Letterhead, Cover Page, Ribbon Cards,
Certificate of Appreciation, and National Toll-Free Information
and Referral Telephone Numbers.
(Note: Camera-ready artwork is available in PDF format only.)
OVC also offers high-resolution artwork to which color can be
applied and manipulated.
- An 11 x 17 inch poster, presenting the NCVRW theme "Victims'
Rights: Fulfill the Promise," is included in the Resource
Guide. The poster can be enlarged and/or reduced for use in newsletters,
brochures or flyers. Victim service providers should insert their
organization's contact information prior to duplicating the poster
- The three 8.5 x 11 inch posters are designed to educate
crime victims about their core rights as victims, and generate
public awareness about rights available
to victims of crime. Victim service providers should insert their organization's
contact information prior to duplicating the poster artwork.*
- The artwork for
be printed in one or more colors to add dimension to the message.
- Each of the bookmarks should be printed on two sides, and will
on paper that is at least 80 pound cover stock.
- Sample letterhead and logos can be developed to encourage coalitions and/or NCVRW planning committees to
show a united effort under one banner: 2003 National
Crime Victims' Rights Week. Victim service providers may wish to incorporate
a listing of NCVRW Planning Committee members onto the letterhead prior to
reproducing it. Logos can also be included on brochures, programs, invitations,
etc. Also, color can be easily incorporated to add more depth to the designs.
- Artwork for two bumper
stickers is included for reproduction
and distribution to local constituencies. One reflects the 2003
NCVRW theme and the other
can be used for more general public awareness purposes.
- Also included is a cover
page for your NCVRW material. Space has been left for you to
incorporate a title and the logo or name of your agency/organization.
- The artwork for ribbon
cards can help victim service agencies
promote public awareness of NCVRW through the distribution of
theme ribbons in the theme colors of blue (Pantone 2757) and
orange (Pantone 138). The ribbon cards can be
replicated in large quantities. Two ribbons should be looped and pinned to the
the text copy prior to distribution.
- A certificate of appreciation is
included in the Resource Guide, honoring victim service providers and others
for their contributions to victim assistance.
The certificate can be reproduced on attractive card stock, with the recipient's
name written in calligraphy. Spaces are provided for the date of the award
and the signature of the director of the organization giving the award. You
wish to modify the certificate to honor volunteers who assist crime victims
and advocates, tying the event into National Volunteer Recognition
Week, which will be commemorated during
- The list of national toll-free information
and referral telephone numbers can be reprinted as a stand-alone document or incorporated
into other victim service organizations' publications. This list
can also be utilized for training and technical assistance, especially
for criminal and juvenile justice and allied professionals
who are in need of good referral programs for the victims with whom they
* If you wish to reprint or duplicate any of the posters after
February 2004, please contact Justice Solutions at 2024481710.
|National Crime Victims' Rights
Week: Fulfill the Promise
||April 612, 2003