2022 I National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be commemorated April 24–30, 2022.  The 2022 NCVRW theme is Rights, access, equity, for all victims. This year’s theme underscores the importance of helping crime survivors find their justice by— enforcing victims’ rights, expanding access to services, and ensuring equity and inclusion for all. Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week…

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

November 16-24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week  Homelessness is not just about real estate.  It’s about vulnerability.  According to the National Law Center on Homelessness, every year alone over 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness, and well over 1 million of them are children.   DomesticShelters.org reports that domestic violence is often a contributor or cause of homelessness. …

Domestic Violence Safety Tips

If you are in immediate danger, please: Call 911.Call your local hotline.Call a national hotline. Call the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or TTY 1-800-787-3224. Call, text or chat Love Is Respect—The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453, text “loveis” to 22522 or live chat at http://www.loveisrespect.org. Call the U.S. National…