NV Energy foundation provides grant to support survivors

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), a non-profit that supports victims in the immediate aftermath and long term recovery following sexual abuse, assault and exploitation, announces a $10,000 grant from the NV Energy Foundation. the funds will be used to help RCC advocacy and counseling clients who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Daniele Staple, executive director of The Rape Crisis Center, the organization has experienced increasing demand for counseling for years leading up to and including these last months of the pandemic. “When our counseling clients…

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Sexual Violence and Oppression

Framing Our Work Using the Sexual Violence Continuum The Rape Crisis Center is committed to challenging all forms of oppression in our community – including racism. We join all who are grieving George Floyd and countless others, whose lives matter and were cut tragically short. We raise our voices with all those advocating for justice and change in our country. We know that our systems often fail to serve victims of sexual violence in the same ways they often fail to serve Black communities – focusing on victim blaming instead…

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The Rape Crisis Center Adjusts and Continues to Serve During Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020

For Immediate Release                                  Contact: Lisa Robinson, 702.326.0334, lisa@ffwpr.com March 30, 2020 THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER ADJUSTS AND CONTINUES TO SERVE DURING SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH 2020  Las Vegas ­— April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), which serves all of Clark County, is modifying its April plans due to COVID-19 and focusing on online resources and services for Southern Nevada survivors. The RCC reminds the community that everyone can play a role in ending the epidemic of sexual violence that our country has been…

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RCC’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis

At this challenging time, The Rape Crisis Center is fully dedicated to our mission to serve the community – all those impacted by sexual violence and exploitation. Therefore, we are maintaining our 24/7 crisis response, advocacy, and counseling services, including small group support as possible, during the current situation.  Our offices are open for regular business and our hotline is always available at  702-366-1640. We are being responsive and responsible to the social distancing and hygiene concerns of the current crisis by eliminating non-essential gatherings and meetings, maintaining safe environments, and…

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RCC and Metro Announce Programs and Services Supported by Dept of Justice Grants

For Immediate Release                                     Contact: Lisa Robinson, 702.326.0334, lisa@ffwpr.com Feb. 19, 2020 THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER AND LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SUPPORTED BY DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANTS FOCUSED ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN SOUTHERN NEVADA U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford will join law enforcement agencies and program partners from the Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Taskforce for press conference February 19 at 3 p.m. WHAT:    Human trafficking initiatives in Southern Nevada supported by U.S. Department of Justice Grants. U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) and Alissa Engler, Nevada Senior Deputy…

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February Marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

For Immediate Release                                       Contact: Lisa Robinson, 702.336.0334; lisa@ffwpr.com February 11, 2020                                              FEBRUARY MARKS TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH One in three teens experience some form of dating violence; The Rape Crisis Center offers free prevention and education programs designed to help stem the tide Las Vegas, NV — February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) would like to remind the Las Vegas community of the free prevention, awareness and resource programs the organization offers for students in schools, young adults, parents and caregivers…

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