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Public Awareness

In this section, learn more about—

  • National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)
    Every April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW.

    The weeklong initiative promotes victims’ rights and honors crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

  • National Crime Victims’ Service Awards
    OVC annually recognizes extraordinary individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services. The recipients are honored at the National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

  • Public Awareness Events
    This page provides details about upcoming and past events, including the OVC-sponsored National Indian Nations Conference.

  • OVC GalleryOVC Gallery
    A compilation of multimedia products promoting crime victims’ rights and services.
    • Use materials from the gallery to support your organization’s public awareness campaigns.
    • Browse through selected posters, promotional materials, and images from special events.

    This OVC website provides resources for crime victims, volunteers, and victim service providers, including links to websites, publications, databases, and hotlines. The site features seven public service announcements (PSAs) which feature the experiences of 16 survivors that give a face to crime victims, volunteers, and victim service providers through photos and brief testimonials.