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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 243539  Add to Shoppping Cart  
Title: 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme DVD and CD-ROM
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Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2014
Page Count: 0
  Annotation: This CD-ROM and companion DVD contain outreach materials for use in educating the public about the importance of crime victims’ rights and services.
Abstract: The materials were developed to coincide with National Crime Victims’ Week, April 6-12, 2014. The material on both the CD-ROM and the DVD highlight the progress that has been made in the last 30 years on restoring the balance of justice and providing assistance to victims of crime. The DVD contains a 5 minutes video, with closed captioning, highlighting the progress made for victims of crime in the last 30 years, as well as a public service announcement about the victims of human trafficking. The CD-ROM contains the artwork from the 2013 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) and the 2014 NCVRW Resource Guide. The resource guide has seven sections that provide information and assistance for organizations aimed at informing the public about victims’ rights. The seven sections are 1) Resource Guide Overview; 2) Developing Your Campaign; 3) Resource Guide Artwork; 4) Communicating Your Message; 5) Landmarks in Victims’ Rights and Services; 6) Statistical Overview; and 7) Additional Resources.
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Victim services ; Victims rights ; Criminal Justice System Response to Victims ; Victim assistance directories ; Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) ; Communicating VictimsÆ Rights ; Victim Service Programs
Type: Conference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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