National Crime Victims Rights Week 2022 PSA Contest

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Purpose and Overview

On April 24-30, we honor National Crime Victims Rights Week. This year’s theme is Rights, Access, Equity For All Victims. The Utah Office for Victims of Crime (UOVC) will be hosting a PSA (Public Service Announcement) Contest with the theme of “Fairness and Inclusion for All.” Participants should consider what it means to receive fair and equitable treatment (in any setting) and how they can be more inclusive to all of those around them.

Guidelines and Eligibility

  • Contest is open to all Utah residents 13 and over. Participants under 18 must have a permission form signed by a parent or guardian. Participants may work individually or as a team.
  • PSA should incorporate the theme of “Fairness and Inclusion for All”. 
  • Participants should practice online safety when posting their videos and follow all community guidelines for the platform they post on .
  • PSA must be under one minute.
  • PSA must be original work .
  • PSA shall not include any offensive or illegal content or any copyrighted, trademarked, or branded material.

Details for Submission

    • PSA’s should be posted on one more of following platforms: YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, and/or Instagram 
    • PSA’s must use the following hashtags when posting your PSA: #NCVRW2022 #NCVRW2022UTAH. Other hashtags could include: #Fairness #Inclusion #FindJustice #VictimRights
    • To be considered for the contest, participants must submit the following form by 11:59 pm April 8th, 2022 to uovcta@utah.gov

PSA Contest Entry Form

Prizes

  • All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges who will review each video and take into consideration the following criteria: creativity, incorporation of the theme, technical ability, and effectiveness of the message. 
  • The winning video will be shown at the Utah Grizzlies game on April 16th, 2022 and the winner will receive tickets to the game.
  • Runners up will also receive awards and exciting prizes.

Questions?

Please send questions to uovcta@utah.gov


Sponsors

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This project is supported by a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Project subgrant awarded by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators under a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice