National Crime Victims' Rights Week

April 7-13, 2019

NOVA Victims of Advocacy Podcast​

Listen to our NEW podcast 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. Honoring Our Past: Creating Hope for the Future (NCVRW 2019 Official Theme). 

NOVA will observe NCVRW 2019 by offering the following events:

brown bag webinars

Enjoy two FREE webinars on emerging topics:

-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 cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction and presentation.  Early Bird Tickets will go on sale by January 15th!

April 11, 2019

virtual 5k Walk/run

Get active and support the NOVA Scholarship Fund! Join victim advocates, allied professionals and survivors around the world by participating in NOVA’s 2nd Annual NCVRW 5k Virtual Walk/Run! You can sign up as an individual or a group! 

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.

NOVA is currently working with advocates and allied professionals across the country to plan for our NCVRW 2019 observation. Sign up here for the latest updates.

Prsident Reagan signing the first Crime Victims' Rights Week Proclamation in 1981 with NOVA founders and leaders in the victim rights' movement, Dr. Marlene Yound and Mr. John Stein.

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