National Crime Victims' Rights Week: Hope In Action #WhyWeAdvocate

Save the Date: April 19 - 25, 2020

National Crime Victims Rights Week 2020

NOVA observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) every year by offering trainings and exciting events throughout the week! This year, the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)’s official NCVRW theme is Seek Justice | Ensure Victims’ Rights | Inspire Hope. Sign up to receive updates on NOVA’s NCVRW 2020 observation.

This year, look forward to:

  • 2 FREE Brown Bag Webinars, held Monday April 20th and Wednesday, April 22nd
  • NOVA’s second Annual NCVRW Reception, the evening of Thursday, April 23rd in Washington, D.C. 
  • NOVA’s Annual Virtual 5k Walk/Run on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th in your own community

Send in Your NOVA Board of Directors Awards Nomination!

Still accepting nominations! NOVA 2020 Board of Directors Awards: Nominate a person or program that embodies NOVA’s 2020 theme: Hope in Action, inspiring change and reminding us all #WhyWeAdvocate.

NOVA annually presents awards in six different categories to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals and programs making inspiring strides in victim services. NOVA Board of Directors Awardees will receive a NOVA Life Membership and a free registration to NOVA’s 46th Annual Training Event in Orlando, Florida. 

Nominations deadline is January 10, 2020.

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.

Save the Date for NCVRW 2020! NOVA will offer the following events

brown bag webinars

Mon. April 20
Wed. April 22

Cocktail reception

Thurs. April 23
in Washington dc

virtual 5k Walk/run

fri. april 24 -
sat. april 25

brown bag webinar

interested in PARtNERING with NOVA on our NCVRW EVENTS?
Consider Sponsoring the NCVRW cocktail reception!