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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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Title: 2010 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 04/2010
Page Count: 90
  Annotation: This guide provides a comprehensive wealth of resources, ideas, and tools to help communities plan National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
Abstract: In this 2010 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide, community leaders and organizations will find a wide range of instructional materials, updated statistics, and promotional items in CD-ROM format. The CD-ROM contains all Resource Guide content, as well as artwork in both black and white and color in three electronic formats, including: 1) Resource Guide Overview; 2) Maximizing Communication and Awareness; 3) Resource Guide Artwork; 4) Working with the Media; 5) Landmarks in Victims’ Rights and Services; 6) Statistical Overviews; and 7) Additional Resources. The complete 2010 NCVRW Resource Guide is accessible in electronic format at The theme for 2010 is Crime Victims’ Rights: Fairness, Dignity, and Respect which evokes memories of a time when victim compensation and support services were not available to those harmed by crime. The NCVRW Resource Guide includes user-friendly outreach tools, current statistics on victimization, information on the history of victims’ rights in the United States, and tips on how to involve the community in promoting the fairness, dignity, and respect crime victims deserve.
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Community action programs ; Community resources ; Community support ; Public relations programs ; Media support ; Reference materials ; Victimization ; Victims of Crime
Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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