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National Crime Victim Law Institute

Updates

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April 2018

NCVLI issues a Request for Proposals to solicit proposals for three Rural Sites. Applications will be evaluated on the rural nature of the community to be served, demonstrated need for legal services, technological innovation; strategies to protect victim privacy and safety; and the legal protections available to victims in the identified jurisdiction. The application deadline is May 30, 2018.

June 2018

NCVLI issues a Request for Proposals to solicit proposals for a Project Evaluator to design and conduct an overall evaluation plan for the Project and report on evaluation outcomes. The application deadline is July 15, 2018.

September 2018

NCVLI announces the selection of three agencies to establish Rural Sites.

October 2018

The Arizona Site completes community technology assessment.

November 2019

The Montana Site completes a victim service provider community survey to inform Project technology design.

  February 2019

The Montana Site contracts with a technology vendor to design a Project website with a screening/self help tool and resources for crime victims.

 The South Carolina Site’s first Victims’ Rights Center becomes operational in Barnwell County and the first referrals are received.

April 2019

The Arizona Site begins demonstrating the resource page at events to get community feedback before launch.

May 2019

The South Carolina Site contracts with a technology vendor to design a Project website.

June 2019

The Arizona Site begins installing and testing videoconferencing equipment at partner sites for remote case consultation and court appearance.

The South Carolina Site begins using video-conferencing technology to virtually meet with and service first clients. 

 

 

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This project is supported by Grant No. 2017-VF-GX-K130, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Project are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.