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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 24–30, 2022

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.

Save the date for NCVRW 2022, which will be observed April 24–30. The 2022 NCVRW theme is Rights, access, equity, for all victims. The theme underscores the importance of helping crime survivors find their justice by—

  • enforcing victims' rights,
  • expanding access to services, and
  • ensuring equity and inclusion for all.

2022 NCVRW Theme Colors

The 2022 NCVRW theme colors are blue, green, and orange. Use these theme colors in your awareness materials to draw attention to your community’s observance.

2022 NCVRW Theme Poster

The poster is available in two sizes—11" x 17" and 22" x 28." Download high-resolution PDF or Adobe InDesign (ID) versions of the 22" x 28" poster and a PDF of the 11" x 17" customizable poster.

Add your organization’s contact information to the customizable poster and distribute it to help your community know where to find local services.

2022 NCVRW Web, Social, and Theme Artwork

Use the 2022 NCVRW Theme Artwork to create or enhance your outreach efforts, increase your visibility in the community, share valuable resources for victims of crime, and engage in a dialogue with community members.

NCVRW Subscription List

Sign up to receive information about the online release of the complete 2022 NCVRW Resource Guide.

Subscribers also receive important email updates about future NCVRW commemorations and nomination periods for the National Crime Victims' Service Awards.

Date Created: May 18, 2020