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National Crime Victims' Rights Week

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Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

National Crime Victims' Rights Week 25 Years of Rebuilding Lives: Celebrating the Victims of Crime Act. April 26–May 2, 2009

Each April since 1981, OVC has helped lead communities throughout the country in their observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). Rallies, candlelight vigils, and a host of commemorative activities are held each year to promote victims' rights and to honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.