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Meet the 2020 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Recipients

Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart announces the recipients of the 2020 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. These prestigious awards recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate extraordinary achievements in supporting victims.

JESSICA E. HART: As the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime, it is my great honor to announce the recipients of the 2020 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. These prestigious awards recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate extraordinary achievements in supporting victims.

Each year, we receive many worthy nominations. I'm happy to announce, this year, we have selected 13 awardees in 11 different categories for their extensive service in support of victims of crime. Among the honored awardees are those who champion and defend victims’ rights, support family members of murder victims, combat human trafficking and child exploitation, conduct research to enhance services to crime victims, offer comfort and counseling in crisis, serve on the front lines, help child victims, and many who inspire hope and healing.

I hope you will join us in congratulating these deserving awardees. To get our full list of award recipients and to hear their inspiring stories, visit ovc.ojp.gov.

Congratulations and thank you to all of our award recipients for everything you do each and every day to seek justice, ensure victims’ rights, and inspire hope.

Date Created: October 5, 2020