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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Theme Videos and PSAs

OVC helps lead communities across the Nation in their annual observances of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) each April.

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

These public service announcements (PSAs) and theme videos are part of OVC’s efforts to raise public awareness on crime victims' rights and issues.

2020 NCVRW Theme Video

April 2020

The theme for 2020 National Crime Victims Rights' Week is Seek Justice | Ensure Victims' Rights | Inspire Hope. This year's theme commemorates the individuals and groups whose advocacy has propelled the victims' rights movement forward for the past half century, inspiring in victims and their loved ones a feeling of hope for progress, justice, and healing.

2019 NCVRW Theme Video

March 2019

The 2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme Video celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim services that is even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed. The video offers English and Spanish subtitles. Visit www.ovc.gov/ncvrw to learn more about NCVRW.

2018 NCVRW Theme Video

March 2018

The 2018 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme Video emphasizes the importance of inclusion in victim services and addresses how the crime victims field can better ensure that every crime victim has access to services and support, and how professionals, organizations, and communities can work in tandem to reach all victims. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

2017 NCVRW Theme Video

February 2017

The Theme Video is a powerful public awareness tool that highlights how communities can promote resilience and justice by working together to strengthen all victims of crime. Consider using the Theme Video to open ceremonies and luncheons, kick off your public awareness and education events, or motivate local media. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

2016 NCVRW Theme Video

December 2015

This year’s theme video highlights how serving victims and building trust restores hope and strengthens communities. The theme video can be used to kick off National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) public awareness and educational activities or to motivate local media to cover NCVRW events and topics. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

2015 NCVRW Theme Video

January 2015

This 2015 NCVRW theme video, “Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims," honors crime victims and victim service professionals and can be used to kick off National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) public awareness and educational activities or to motivate local media to cover NCVRW events and topics. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

2014 NCVRW Theme Video

February 2014

This video commemorating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Victims of Crime Act can be used to kick off National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) public awareness and educational activities or to motivate local media to cover NCVRW events and topics. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

The Faces of Human Trafficking PSA

January 2014

On January 14, 2014, OVC debuted the "Faces of Human Trafficking" public service announcement (PSA), which is highlighted in the 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide. The goal of the PSA is to raise public awareness of human trafficking and highlight that survivors of this crime have very diverse backgrounds and experiences. The PSA is also available in Spanish, Thai, Hindi, and Tagalog. Download the PSA.

 

2013 NCVRW Theme Video

February 2013

This video honoring crime victims and victim service professionals can be used to kick off National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) public awareness and educational activities or to motivate local media to cover NCVRW events and topics. Visit the NCVRW site for more information.

Date Created: May 18, 2020