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2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme DVD and CD-ROM

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Date Published
January 2015
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) encourages organizations to use this introductory theme DVD throughout the year at public awareness, education, and training events in local communities to promote and advance the cause of justice for victims of crime.


The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) of the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Center for Victims of Crime are pleased to present this video supplement to the 2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide. OVC encourages the use and viewing of this 6-minute video to open news conferences on victims' rights. Users may: incorporate it into activities planned for National Crime Victims' Rights Week, a powerful way to begin a candlelight vigil, panel discussion, or reception at your facility; create public awareness event around special screenings of the video; encourage allied professionals to show the video at staff meetings and board retreats; encourage faith-based organizations to use the video in their social justice outreach work; and share the video with local media as a catalyst to encourage coverage of events during National Crime Victims' Rights Week, broadcast partners are welcome to use clips from the longer video in their features.