National Crime Victims' Rights Week

April 7-13, 2019

NOVA Board of Directors Awards

Join us in recognizing these outstanding advocates, allied professionals and organizations who have been nominated by their peers for their exceptional work in victim advocacy!

We will be honoring the awardees at our Cocktail Reception, Thursday April 11th in Washington D.C.

NOVA will observe NCVRW 2019 by offering the following events:

brown bag webinars

Enjoy two FREE webinars:

Slut Shaming and Rape Culture, offered in partnership with Strand² Squared LLCApril 8th @ 1 pm EST.

Careers in Victim Advocacy, offered in partnership with Blue Star Families, April 10th @ 1 pm EST.

April 8 & 10, 2019

Cocktail reception

Join us on Thursday April 11th from 5:30-7:30 pm for our first annual cocktail reception in Washington DC on the Georgetown Waterfront. The event will include wine, beer, appetizers, and an awards presentation.  Early Bird Tickets available now!

April 11, 2019

virtual 5k Walk/run

Join victim advocates, allied professionals and survivors around the world by participating in NOVA’s 2nd Annual NCVRW 5k Virtual Walk/Run!

Register before March 11th and receive a free NOVA NCVRW T-Shirt and Race Bib!

April 12-13, 2019

brown bag webinar

Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope For the Future

Since 1981 NOVA has promoted and advanced awareness of 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 (NCVRW) and their vision for the future of our movement. 

President Reagan signing the first Crime Victims' Rights Week Proclamation in 1981 with NOVA founder and leader in the victim rights' movement, Dr. Marlene Young.

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