United States Attorney General Merrick Garland Awards Zero Abuse Project Chief Program Officer the Victim Rights Legend Award

Award Recognizes Victor Vieth for 30 years of Dedication in Child Protection and Advocacy

(Washington, D.C.) – In a press release sent out today, Zero Abuse Project congratulated Victor Vieth, the Chief Program Officer of Zero Abuse Project, for receiving the Victim Rights Legend award. Vieth accepted the award in Washington, D.C. at the NCVRW Service Awards Ceremony. Victor Vieth is a long-time advocate who has dedicated over 30 years to the child protection movement, working every day to make the world a safer place for kids and create impactful changes to how child abuse cases are handled. As a young prosecutor in Minnesota, he quickly discovered an opportunity to improve the legal system so everyone involved in child abuse cases was properly trained on how to work with child sex abuse survivors. Over the years, Vieth made significant strides in creating a new collaborative system in which law enforcement and social services worked closely together with one goal in mind – protect the children.

“Victor Vieth is a pioneering visionary in the area of child protection,” said attorney Jeff Anderson. “Kids are safer today because of Victor’s three decades of work and devotion to the cause.”

We are incredibly proud and honored in Vieth’s acceptance of the Victim Rights Legend award. His devotion and passion to the child protection movement is profound and he is more than deserving of the award. We stand with him in celebration during this worthy moment of recognition.