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National Crime Victims' Rights Week: April 18-24, 2004 banner

Student Poster and Essay Contest Overview

NCVRW: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 18 - 24, 2004.

Theme: “Victims’ Rights: America’s Values,” that emphasizes our commitment to shared values of individual and community safety, equality, and justice for all people in America.

Sponsored by: (List all co-sponsors)

Goal: To engage elementary, middle and high school students in commemorating 2004 NCVRW, and examine our shared values for crime victims’ rights and assistance as exemplified in the theme.

Entries: Poster contest for students in grades 1 through 3. Essay contest for students in grades 4 through 12. (Entries should include the attached submission form)

Prizes: (List information about prizes)

Speakers: The Contest Co-sponsors can provide speakers for classrooms or student assemblies that include crime victims and survivors, victim service providers, or criminal and juvenile justice professionals (please contact the Co-sponsors for additional information).

Deadline: Submissions must be provided to the Contest Co-sponsors no later than Friday, March 19, 2004.

Helpful Resources: Crime and victimization statistics available from the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ). Information about crime victim assistance programs and strategies available from the USDOJ Office for Victims of Crime. Information about programs and services in our community available from: (List local web and other contacts for local resources).

For More Information: (List contact for further information)

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National Crime Victims' Rights Week: Victims' Rights: America's Values April 18–24, 2004
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