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  • The National Center for Victims of Crime Remembers Tillie Black Bear

    July 23, 2014

    The National Center for Victims of Crime joins others around the country in remembering Tillie Black Bear, member of the Sicangu Lakota Nation/Rosebud Sioux Tribe and nationally renowned victim advocate.  Tillie passed away on July 19, 2014.  She was a tireless advocate, inspirational voice and respected leader of the battered women’s movement since its beginnings, testifying at the first U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 1978.   

    View our press release

  • Taking Action: An Advocate's Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud

    October 9, 2013

    The National Center for Victims of Crime and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation have released Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud to provide those who serve the more than 30 million Americans who are victims of financial fraud every year with an important new tool to aid their clients.

    View our press release

  • Sexual Assault Statute of Limitations Resources

    October 23, 2013

    The National Center, under a grant funded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, is pleased to announce three new resources on sexual assault and the statute of limitations:

    View the new Sexual Assault Statute of Limitations Resources

  • The National Center for Victims of Crime Remembers Joan Rivers

    September 4, 2014

    The National Center for Victims of Crime mourns the passing of our friend and supporter Joan Rivers.  Rivers served on the board of directors of the organization from 1992-1996.  She was an outspoken advocate committed to crime victims’ issues.  Ms. Rivers  will be remembered for her dedicated years of service to the National Center and for inspiring so many to stand-up for their rights and be true to themselves.

  • The Stalking Resource Center Responds to CBS' "Stalker"

    October 2, 2014

    There is very little Stalker get's right about stalking. This show only makes our work more difficult by framing stalking as entertainment. In glorifying and normalizing a serious crime, the program demonstrates extremely poor judgment disrespecting the 7.5 million individuals who are victims of stalking each year in the U.S.

    Read our full letter

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Latz, Simon Back ‘Minnesota Child Victims Act,’ Plymouth Patch, February 14, 2013

Sen. Ron Latz (District 46) and Rep. Steve Simon (District 46B) appeared at a news conference Wednesday to build support for the “Minnesota Child Victims Act.” Latz, who’s chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the proposal recognizes a healing process that can sometimes take decades for victims to confront abuse.

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Latz, Simon Back ‘Minnesota Child Victims Act,’ Plymouth Patch, February 14, 2013

Sen. Ron Latz (District 46) and Rep. Steve Simon (District 46B) appeared at a news conference Wednesday to build support for the “Minnesota Child Victims Act.” Latz, who’s chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the proposal recognizes a healing process that can sometimes take decades for victims to confront abuse.