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Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

August 31, 2012

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — OJP Leadership to Speak at Subcommittee Meeting - Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary will deliver remarks and meet with tribal leaders at the Native American Issues Subcommittee Meeting on Thursday, September 6, at 10:45 a.m. in Bismarck, N.D. The event is open to the press and public.

Nominations for the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Are Due September 5 – Each April since 1981, the Office for Victims of Crime has helped lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. As a prelude to NCVRW, extraordinary victim service providers, allied professionals, and crime victims who have been nominated by their colleagues and peers are honored during the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony. If you know of persons or programs deserving of a National Crime Victims’ Service Award, please nominate them now at https://ovcncvrw.ncjrs.gov/awards/default.html. Nominations are due September 5.

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