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2021 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Message from the OVC Director Jessica Hart

Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart announces that National Crime Victims' Rights Week will be commemorated April 18–24, 2021. The theme—Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities.—emphasizes the importance of leveraging community support to help victims of crime.

Director Hart also announces the opening of the 2021 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. If you know an individual, organization, team, or program that you would like to see recognized for their work, submit your nominations by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on August 31, 2020.

Date Created: July 31, 2020