OVC's Online Discussion on Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) hosts an online Web Forum where victim service providers and allied professionals can connect to peers, share ideas about best practices, and help change lives. OVC's Web Forum allows service providers to tap into a national network of people facing similar challenges and experiences.

On February 21, 2007, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Olegario Cantos VII and Sharon D'Eusanio on serving crime victims who have disabilities. Mr. Cantos is Associate Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council in the Executive Office of the President. Ms. D'Eusanio is the Assistant Director of the Division of Victim Services and Criminal Justice Programs for the Office of the Florida Attorney General. For more information about these Guest Hosts, visit the OVC Web Forum at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/guesthost.asp.

We hope that you will participate in the live discussion with Mr. Cantos and Ms. D'Eusanio and encourage other service providers and allied professionals to join in. Go to http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/participate.asp for instructions on how to participate.

Attached are several resources for promoting the Guest Host event:

1) Downloadable Web banners: http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum/asp/linktoforum.asp

2) E-mail/Listserv Announcement (attached)

OVC would appreciate your help in spreading the word about this upcoming Guest Host session. Please contact Emily Blumenbaum at the OVC Resource Center (301-519-5691 or emily.w.blumenbaum@lmco.com) if you have any questions about the OVC Web Forum or the attached materials.