Now Accepting Victims Assistance Advisory Scholarship & Awards Nominations

January 15, 2019  
Mayor Curry speaking at the 2018 Victims Rights Week kickoff at City Hall

The Mayor’s Victim Assistance Advisory Council (VAAC) invites local students to apply for the Survivor Scholarship, a program created to assist Jacksonville residents who have been impacted by violent crime, either as a primary or secondary survivor. The deadline for submission is Friday, Feb. 1.
 

Additionally, VAAC is accepting nominations for its Victims’’ Rights Awards, which honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions as advocates for victims of crime and their rights. Winners will be announced during the annual Victims’ Rights Week Luncheon in early April. The deadline for submission is Friday, Feb. 8.
 
Interested persons can visit the City’s website for more information.