Since 2006, the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus has honored outstanding individuals, agencies and collaborative initiatives whose efforts directly benefit victims and survivors of crime, and promote individual and public safety. The Caucus hosts an annual awards ceremony on Capitol Hill around the annual commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (which in 2017, is scheduled for the week of April 2-8). The Caucus awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Congress Members who are also members of the Caucus have been invited to nominate survivors and advocates in five awards categories (please note that nominations are ONLY accepted from the 75+ Caucus members – you can see if YOUR Congress Member is a Caucus member by visiting the VRC website.
NOMINATIONS FROM CAUCUS MEMBERS ARE DUE ON MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017.