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OVC Responds to Hate Crimes


National Crime Victims' Rights Week. April 24-30, 2022.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is a time when we recognize the efforts of dedicated professionals and volunteers who support crime victims throughout the Nation. It is also a time to reflect on our efforts to ensure that all victims, including victims of hate crimes, have access to the information they need, and to trauma-informed, victim-centered services.

Read OVC Director Kristina Rose’s NCVRW spotlight article—OVC Responds to Hate Crimes—and learn about programs funded by OVC aimed at restoring a sense of security, support, and well-being for those who have experienced trauma fueled by hate crimes.

Read the Director’s spotlight

Visit the U.S. Department of Justice’s Hate Crimes website to learn more about the Department’s ongoing work to combat hate crimes through capacity building, training, support, and outreach. And view the following resources on the OVC website for additional information:

Date Published: April 22, 2022