2021 National Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance and Compensation Conference
August 23 - August 26
INTRODUCTION: The 2021 National Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance and Compensation Conference brings staff and board members of VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs together annually with their federal colleagues. This conference is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, and hosted by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) and the National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (NACVCB). This conference is a unique opportunity for the staff and boards of VOCA administering agencies in states, territories, and the District of Columbia to obtain critical information about ways to improve program and grant management and learn about promising practices and innovations. The conference provides a forum for administrators to exchange information, experiences, and ideas with people with similar responsibilities, as well as meet with federal officials, colleagues, and other allied professionals.
WHEN: 2021 Conference to be held virtually from Monday, August 23 – Thursday, August 26, 2021
Presentations will be selected based on: (1) clear identification of goals for participants; (2) incorporation of active learning; (3) practical takeaways and tools participants may implement; (4) best practices and other relevant research to be presented; (5) organization of the presentation agenda; (6) handouts or other materials; (7) innovation in topic and presentation style; and (8) time for questions and answers from participants.