Honoring Survivors of Crime and Advancing Their Rights

Join us for NCVRW every April

NOVA observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week during April each year. We offer free webinars and virtual events highlighting survivors of crime and offer opportunities for engagement and connection for those working in the field of victim advocacy, including NOVA’s Annual Virtual 5K.

“I love NOVA’s NCVRW events and this year was no different! The speakers and content are all so inspiring and help me improve my response as an advocate.”
– 2023 NCVRW Attendee

Honoring our past, creating hope for our future.

Since 1981, NOVA has promoted and advanced victims’ rights during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Listen to our chat with NOVA founders and leaders in the victim rights’ movement, Dr. Marlene Young and Mr. John Stein, sharing the history of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and their vision for the future of the movement.

More about NOVA’s NCVRW Observation

All of the events and opportunities we offer throughout NCVRW are open for anyone to register and attend.

No. All events and opportunities are free.

Attendees of NOVA’s NCVRW webinars and educational workshops will receive CEUs.

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

To ensure that they can participate fully in the criminal justice process, every jurisdiction in the United States gives victims rights in criminal cases. Learn more on our Victims’ Rights and Public Policy page.

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