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More than 600,000 people go missing every year and it's estimated that 4,400 unidentified bodies are recovered each year. National Missing and Unidentified Persons System - NamUs provides free forensic technological services to resolve missing and unidentified persons cases. namus.nij.ojp.gov/ ... See MoreSee Less

More than 600,000 people go missing every year and its estimated that 4,400 unidentified bodies are recovered each year. National Missing and Unidentified Persons System - NamUs provides free forensic technological services to resolve missing and unidentified persons cases. https://namus.nij.ojp.gov/

This month we celebrate Black History and the contributions and achievements of Black Americans, while simultaneously recognizing and addressing the history that built systemic barriers for the Black community. NCVLI is committed to confronting these barriers that are deeply rooted in our justice system through victims’ rights enforcement, not just in February, but every day of the year. ... See MoreSee Less

This month we celebrate Black History and the contributions and achievements of Black Americans, while simultaneously recognizing and addressing the history that built systemic barriers for the Black community. NCVLI is committed to confronting these barriers that are deeply rooted in our justice system through victims’ rights enforcement, not just in February, but every day of the year.

Join us virtually on February 28 for a NAVRA Training reviewing key developments and lessons learned in victims’ rights from cases decided across the country in 2022. Registration Closes 2/22, register today! www.eventbrite.com/e/victims-rights-leveraging-2022-lessons-in-2023-tickets-511051417547 ... See MoreSee Less

Join us virtually on February 28 for a NAVRA Training reviewing key developments and lessons learned in victims’ rights from cases decided across the country in 2022. Registration Closes 2/22, register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/victims-rights-leveraging-2022-lessons-in-2023-tickets-511051417547

The 13th Amendment, which formally abolished legal slavery, was approved on February 1, 1865. Almost 100 years later, that day became known as National Freedom Day. Today we celebrate the freedoms we enjoy, and continue to fight to ensure everyone can access those freedoms. ... See MoreSee Less

The 13th Amendment, which formally abolished legal slavery, was approved on February 1, 1865. Almost 100 years later, that day became known as National Freedom Day. Today we celebrate the freedoms we enjoy, and continue to fight to ensure everyone can access those freedoms.

Did you know that NCVLI has a free, searchable victim law library? The Victim Law Library contains victims’ rights laws, organized by jurisdiction, and legal publications about crime victims’ rights. Learn more: ncvli.org/professional-resources/victim-law-library/ ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know that NCVLI has a free, searchable victim law library? The Victim Law Library contains victims’ rights laws, organized by jurisdiction, and legal publications about crime victims’ rights. Learn more: https://ncvli.org/professional-resources/victim-law-library/

Are you a victim of identity theft? The @FTC’s www.IdentityTheft.gov provides identity theft victims with a personal, step-by-step recovery plan. It also provides pre-filed letters and forms to send to credit bureaus, businesses, and debt collec#IdentityTheftAwarenessWeekssWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Are you a victim of identity theft? The @FTC’s www.IdentityTheft.gov provides identity theft victims with a personal, step-by-step recovery plan. It also provides pre-filed letters and forms to send to credit bureaus, businesses, and debt collectors. #IdentityTheftAwarenessWeek

Today, as #WeRemember the atrocities of the Holocaust and the stories of survivors, we must also continue to stand up against antisemitism whenever it arises. ... See MoreSee Less

Today, as #WeRemember the atrocities of the Holocaust and the stories of survivors, we must also continue to stand up against antisemitism whenever it arises.

The Oregon State Victim Assistance Basic Academy registration in OPEN! The Basic Academy is designed for those who are new to the role of interacting with Oregon victims. The curriculum includes sessions that cover the core competencies of victim advocacy taught by local advocacy experts. Registration closes 2/21, register today! www.eventbrite.com/e/oregon-state-basic-victim-assistance-academy-march-2023-tickets-523087979227 ... See MoreSee Less

The Oregon State Victim Assistance Basic Academy registration in OPEN! The Basic Academy is designed for those who are new to the role of interacting with Oregon victims. The curriculum includes sessions that cover the core competencies of victim advocacy taught by local advocacy experts. Registration closes 2/21, register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oregon-state-basic-victim-assistance-academy-march-2023-tickets-523087979227
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