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National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW)

OVC Acting Director Speaks at Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day Event

May 2021
OVC Acting Director Katherine Darke Schmitt gave remarks during a special event, hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, and Administration for Native Americans, to honor missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in commemoration of President Biden’s 2021 proclamation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day.

Save the Date: 2021 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

April 2021

The 2021 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony will be held virtually on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. eastern time. During the ceremony, OVC will recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting crime victims and victim assistance programs. This National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) video montage highlights the 2021 awards categories, while honoring past award recipients.

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