The National Center for Victims of Crime has once again partnered with the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice,
to produce the 2015 NCVRW Resource Guide
, a free set of user-friendly media tools, crime awareness posters, information, and practical ideas on how to involve your community in outreach for victims’ rights and services.
Visit OVC's official National Crime Victims' Rights Week site for additional announcements, ordering information, and to sign up to be on OVC's NCVRW free mailing list.
Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims.
April 19-25, 2015
Hear from program directors and explore this year's guide. Questions about usage rights or other technical matters? Check our FAQ.
Section 1: Resource Guide Overview
A brief overview of this year's guide.
Section 2: Developing Your Campaign: Partnerships & Strategies
Explore creative partnerships, public speaking best practices, and other ways to maximize outreach to your local community.
Section 3: About the Resource Guide Artwork
Improve your use of the Resource Guide artwork with these technical specs and tips.
- Theme Artwork, for bookmarks, buttons, certificates, and more!
- Awareness Posters on Underserved Populations, Children Exposed to Violence, and Financial Fraud
Section 4: Communicating Your Message: Media Tips & Tools
From proclamations to PSAs and status updates, this section is chock full of sample products and how-to tips to save you time and help coordinate your efforts with others across the country.
Section 5: Landmarks in Victims' Rights & Services
Use this history of the crime victims' rights movement to inform your speeches, inspire your colleagues, and remind yourself of how far we've come as a nation.
Section 6: Statistical Overviews
Culled from the most recent and rigorous studies, these statistics help convey the scope of crime and victimization in this country. Brief overviews of 18 different topics are included.
Section 7: Additional Resources
Want more information about other programs and allies in the field? Peruse this listing for networking or partnership opportunities.