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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the Nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime. During NCVRW, we celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement and reflect on how far we have come.

Every April, OVC leads communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW. In 2023, NCVRW was observed from April 23–29.

OVC has not yet announced the dates for the 2024 NCVRW commemoration.

Until the release of 2024 NCVRW materials, we encourage you to access the 2023 NCVRW Resource Guide, which provides a wealth of materials, in both English and Spanish, to educate the public about victims' rights, protections, and services throughout the year. These 2023 NCVRW materials were created by the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from OVC.

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Date Modified: June 1, 2023
Date Created: May 18, 2020