National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) starts on April 19th and ends on April 25th, 2020. This year’s theme is “Seek Justice, Ensure Victims’ Rights, Inspire Hope”. This message aligns with our core values. We work hard to give victims of cybercrime a voice, and NCVRW is all about victim-visibility, justice, and support. Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) is proud to stand behind this message. Read on to learn more about what we have planned for this week.

We are starting off the week with the Five Steps to Cope with Cybercrime. We have created an interactive infographic to help victims of cybercrime take control, take care of yourself, seek support, contact victims’ assistance groups, and more. Download the infographic below and utilize it or share it with anyone who may need help coping with cybercrime-related loss or trauma. 

We are excited to have interviewed Jim Ellis, D/F/Lt. Commander of the Michigan Cyber-Command Center (MC3), Michigan State Police. He will be answering questions about his work in the Michigan Cyber-Command Center, what types of cyber-events they see most often, and offering his advice for victims of cybercrime. 

Next, Laura Cook, Esq., Director of Training & Technical Assistance, National Center for Victims of Crime, will discuss her experience with crime victims with a specific focus on financial crimes and trauma. You can look forward to reading Laura Cook’s incredibly valuable perspective as a victim advocate. 

We are so grateful for our guests helped make this week possible. Jim Ellis and Laura Cook, thank you for everything you do! We also want to say a huge thank you to the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) for leading this important week. Thank you for your advocacy in the victims’ rights movement. We appreciate you. Be sure to follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube!

Download our Five Steps to Cope with Cybercrime infographic: