PREVENTION, AWARENESS, AND RESOURCES
Prevention and Awareness 2017
This page highlights National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 3-7.
On Campus: The week of April 3-7, we highlighted a different crime victim right each day during the Strength, Resilience, Justice national awareness program through the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) The specific topics highlighted by the Compliance and Title IX Office are included below, and are only a few of the many crimes the OVC addresses. The highlighted topics will remain on our site for the duration of April.
Please click on the topic to learn more about each topic. Facts provided by Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime
Monday, April 3: Sexual Violence and School & Campus Crime
Tuesday, April 4: Hate Crime
Wednesday, April 5: Intimate Partner Violence
Thursday, April 6: Crimes Against Persons With Disabilities
Friday, April 7: Workplace Violence
See the Office for Victims of Crime video below to learn more about this national initiative, theme, Crime Victims’ Rights: Strength. Resilience. Justice.
Past 2017 Spring Prevention Awareness:
- Stalking Awareness
- Immigration and Survivors of Abuse
Resources for anyone who may be the victim of sexual, domestic or other violence:
- Local Sexual Assault Counseling
- National Coalition Against Sexual Assault
- Local Domestic Violence Hotline
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
RSAC-Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling
NATIONAL: ICASA- Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
100 North 16th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Remedies Domestic Violence Center
“Put the Nail in” Domestic Violence: This national campaign is through Safe Horizons who aims to send the message of domestic violence awareness by putting a stop to it. The put a nail in it has a simple gesture of painting a finger nail; hence “put a nail in domestic violence” and sharing the information. Participants wore the polish to begin the conversation about their support for domestic violence awareness.
Recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month by standing in solidarity with millions of survivors, victims, and supporters in observance of the national month.