Advocacy in Action Conference

This conference is designed for professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system, victim assistance, and mental health field who provide services to victims and families.

The conference offers three days of skill enhancing information on national, state and tribal issues. In addition, this conference will increase awareness and strengthen capacity of attendees to effectively serve victims of crime.

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Scholarship Eligibilty

Eligible Professions:

Law Enforcement – officers, dispatchers & LE victim advocates

Adult Probation & Parole Officers only

Sexual Assault Coordinators – must provide direct services to Adult/Teen victim/survivors

Prosecution – Attorneys & D.A. Victim Advocates

Non-Profit Victim Advocates – must provide direct services to Adult/Teen victim/survivors

Court Personnel


Faith Based Organizations

VOCA Funded Subgrantees Only for the following professions who work directly with victims of crime. Scholarships can support any direct services staff within the agency, even those not on a VOCA award.

  • Counselors – must work predominantly with child victims/survivors
  • Social Workers – must provide direct services to victims of crime
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) coordinators and volunteers
  • Victim Advocates
  • Attorneys – must provide emergency civil legal services

This scholarship is strictly limited to these professionals. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the profession specific funding source runs out.  Please remember, your submission of a scholarship application does not guarantee an award.

Scholarship inquiries should be directed to:

NOTE: All approved scholarship attendees must make their own hotel reservations and secure the reservation with a credit card.


January 10, 2019 - NM CVRC Commission Meeting (Click for Agenda)