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OVC FY 2023 Action Partnerships for National Membership and/or Professional Affiliation Agencies Assisting Victims in the Aftermath of Crime

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The project’s goals are to expand professional organization members’ knowledge and understanding of crime victim issues and what it means to be trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive, and encourage constituents who may come into contact with family members of homicide victims in their work to integrate this information into their daily practices.

A Conversation with Roberta Roper: The Evolution of Victims' Rights

September 2022
To commemorate the annual observance of the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on September 25, Office for Victims of Crime Director Kristina Rose speaks to Roberta Roper about the murder of her beloved daughter, Stephanie. Hear Roberta’s inspiring story and how the crime victims’ field has changed in the past four decades and learn about the ongoing work that needs to be done to help all victims of crime find their justice. 

A Conversation with Roberta Roper

Listen to the latest Justice Today podcast episode, where OVC Director Rose and Roberta Roper discuss the evolution of victims’ rights from the lens of Roberta’s personal journey through the justice system following her daughter’s murder.