CAP TIPS
(To Improve Public Awareness)

CAP TIPS is a series of periodic bulletins written to assist National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Projects in the planning and implementation of their activities and events to increase public awareness of crime victims' rights and services. Below are the CAP TIPS that have been developed for previous recipients of NCVRW Community Awareness Projects.
Additional Materials
National Information and Referral Resources for Crime Victim/Survivor Assistance pdf CAP TIPS
The Potential Range of the Impact of Crime on Victims pdf CAP TIPS
2017 CAP TIPS
1. Countdown Calendar  
2. Previous CAP TIPs  
3. Promote the Theme  
4. Notable Quotables  
5. Children's Activities  
     Activity Book    
     Scavenger Hunt  
     Children's Certificates    
6. Sample Proclamation  
7. Champions  
8. Ten Core Rights  
9. Timing of Events and Media  
10. Consent to Video- or Audio-Tape Individuals & Audiences  
11. CAP Public Awareness/Media Information  
12. Eco-Friendly Events  
13. Engaging Victims and Survivors in NCVRW Activities  
14. Holistic Activities to Help Promote Strength and Resilience  
2016 CAP TIPS
ALL 2016 CAP TIPS    
1 - Countdown Calendar  
2 - Previous CAP TIPs, 2007 - 2015  
3 - Promote the 2016 Theme  
4 - Children's Activities (only the PDF contains the activities)  
5 - Sample Proclamation  
6 - Notable Quotables  
7 - Corrections and NCVRW  
8 - Promotional Items  
9 - Using Social Media  
10 - Sponsoring a Panel Discussion  
2015 CAP TIPS
ALL 2015 CAP TIPS    
1 - Countdown Calendar  
2 - Promote the Theme  
3 - Notable Quotables  
4 - Promotional Items  
5 - Sample Proclamation  
6 - Sponsoring "Green" Events  
7 - Ten Core Victims' Rights  
8 - Human Trafficking  
9 - Crime Data  
10 - Cybercrime and Cyberbullying  
11 - Engaging Multi-faith Communities  
12 - Sample Letter to the Editor  
2014 CAP TIPS
All 2014 CAP TIPS  
1 - Countdown Calendar   CAP TIPS 1
2 - Promote the Theme   CAP TIPS 1
3 - Commemorating VOCA   CAP TIPS 1
    — VOCA Certificate of Appreciation (fillable PDF)   CAP TIPS 1
4 - Sample Proclamation   CAP TIPS 1
5 - Notable Quotables   CAP TIPS 1
6 - Engaging Multi-faith Communities and Sample Sermon   CAP TIPS 1
7 - Engaging Criminal and Juvenile Justice Officials   CAP TIPS 1
    — "What More to Restore" document   CAP TIPS 1
8 - Creating Effective Public Service Announcements   CAP TIPS 1
9 - 30 Years and 30 Ways Victim Service Professionals Assist Victims   CAP TIPS 1
    — "30 Ways Brochure"   CAP TIPS 1
10 - OVC Directors' Perspective on 30 Years of VOCA and Expansion of Victim Services   CAP TIPS 1
11- Engaging Local and State Leaders   CAP TIPS 1
2013 CAP TIPS
ALL 2013 CAP TIPS pdf
#1 - "Be Prepared?" A 12-Week-Out Countdown Calendar and Checklist pdf CAP TIPS
#2 - Notable Quotables "New Challenges. New Solutions" pdf CAP TIPS
#3 - Tips to Promote the 2013 NCVRW Theme pdf CAP TIPS
#4 - The Impact of Crime on Victims and Communities pdf CAP TIPS
#5 - Working with Libraries to Promote 2013 NCVRW pdf CAP TIPS
#6 - Sample Proclamation to Commemorate 2013 NCVRW pdf CAP TIPS
#7 - Collaborating with Other Victim-related Commemorations pdf CAP TIPS
#8 - How to Localize Crime and Victimization to Your State and Community pdf CAP TIPS
#9 - Partnering with and Outreach to LGBTQI pdf CAP TIPS
#10 - Sponsoring "Green" Events pdf CAP TIPS
#11 - The Role of Victim Advocates pdf CAP TIPS
#12 - Effective Billboard Campaigns pdf CAP TIPS
#13 - Evaluating Effectiveness pdf CAP TIPS
#14 - Volunteer Recognition pdf CAP TIPS
2012 CAP TIPS
ALL 2012 CAPTIPS pdf
#1 - 12-Week Out Countdown Calendar pdf CAP TIPS
#2 - Notable Quotables pdf CAP TIPS
#3 - Promoting the 2012 Theme pdf CAP TIPS
#4 - Creating a Social Media Campaign pdf CAP TIPS
#5 - Tips for Engaging in Social Media pdf CAP TIPS
#6 - The Perils of Social Media pdf CAP TIPS
#7 - Creating Effective Public Service Announcement pdf CAP TIPS
#8 - National Information and Referral Resources pdf CAP TIPS
2011 CAP TIPS
All 2011 CAP TIPS pdf
#1 - 12 Week Checklist pdf CAP TIPS
#2 - Notable Quotables pdf CAP TIPS
#3 - Promote Theme pdf CAP TIPS
#4 - Using Volunteers pdf CAP TIPS
#5 - Effective Public Service Announcements pdf CAP TIPS
#6 - Web Resources pdf CAP TIPS
2010 CAP TIPS
All 2010 CAP TIPS   pdf
#1 - How to Promote the 2010 NCVRW Theme   pdf CAP TIPS
#2 - Notable Quotables   pdf CAP TIPS
#3 - Creating an Effective NCVRW Planning Committee   pdf CAP TIPS
#4 - Engaging Crime Victims and Survivors in NCVRW Activities   pdf CAP TIPS
#5 - Promotional and Personalized Items   pdf CAP TIPS
#6 - Sponsoring Green Events for NCVRW   pdf CAP TIPS
#7 - Awareness Ribbons   pdf CAP TIPS
#8 - Rural Awareness Activities   pdf CAP TIPS
#9 - How to Promote Outreach to Elder Populations   pdf CAP TIPS
#10 - Sermon Ideas for Multi-Faith Clergy Members   pdf CAP TIPS
2009 CAP TIPS
All 2009 CAP TIPS   pdf  
#1 - How to Promote the 2009 NCVRW Theme   pdf CAP TIPS
#2 - Sponsoring a Student Poster/Essay Contest   pdf CAP TIP
#3 - Working with Schools, Colleges and Universities   pdf CAP TIP 2
#4 - Developing Culturally Competent Resources   pdf CAP TIP
#5 - Expanding Your Community Outreach Efforts (or “Leave No Stone Unturned!”)   pdf CAP TIP
#6 - Post It!   pdf CAP TIP 2
2008 CAP TIPS
All 2008 CAP TIPS   pdf  
#1 - How to Plan and Implement an Effective Billboard Campaign   pdf  
#2 - How to Engage and Involve Teens in your NCVRW Activities   pdf  
#3 - Engaging Criminal and Juvenile Justice Officials and Agencies   pdf  
#4 - How to Engage the New Media   pdf  
#5 - "Be Prepared?" - A "One-Month Out" Checklist for Success   pdf  
2007 CAP TIPS
All 2007 CAP TIPS   pdf  
#1 - Building a Comprehensive Media List   pdf  
#2 - Creative Use of the National Crime Victims' Rights Week Theme Colors   pdf  
#3 - National Crime Victims' Rights Week Activities for Children   pdf  
#4 - Engaging Multi-Faith Communities   pdf  
#5 - Designing a NCVRW Brochure   pdf  
#6 - Creating Public Service Announcements   pdf  
#7 - Writing an Effective Press Release   pdf  
#8 - How to Turn Out a Crowd   pdf