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

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…

February Marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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…

RCC Reminds NYE Party Goers to Arrive Together, Stick Together and Leave Together

RCC Reminds NYE Party Goers to Arrive Together, Stick Together and Leave Together

For Immediate Release December 30, 2019   Contact: Lisa Robinson, 702.326.0334, lisa@ffwpr.com THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER REMINDS NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY GOERS TO ARRIVE TOGETHER, STICK TOGETHER AND LEAVE TOGETHER The Party Smart Campaign provides safety tips for Las Vegas revelers and training for club staff LAS VEGAS, Nev. — As Las Vegas readies itself to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors as one of the world’s premier New Year’s Eve destinations, The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) encourages everyone to make the “Party Smart Promise,” a simple pledge to arrive together, stick together…

RCC Asks Las Vegas to Celebrate “A Night Out”

RCC Asks Las Vegas to Celebrate “A Night Out”

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Lisa Robinson, (702) 326-0334, lisa@ffwpr.com Nov. 8, 2019                                                    The Rape Crisis Center Asks Las Vegans to Celebrate “A Night Out” Thursday, November 21 at TAO Nightclub WHAT: “A Night Out” benefiting The Rape Crisis Center. The public is invited to participate in a fun night out Thursday, Nov. 21 at The Opium Room inside TAO Nightclub at The Venetian. Long-standing community partners of The Rape Crisis Center, Tao Group, generously host the annual event, now in its seventh year. Honorees include Wendy Losada, who will be…

RCC Reports Dramatic Increase in Support Group Participation Through First Six Months of 2019

RCC Reports Dramatic Increase in Support Group Participation Through First Six Months of 2019

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 9, 2019Contact:  Lisa Robinson; 702.326.0334; lisa@ffwpr.comWith rising demand for services, The Rape Crisis Center reports dramatic increase in support group participation and significant increases in counseling services and hotline calls through first six months of 2019 Volunteers needed to help staff hotline; RCC launches advocate partnership with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to help meet demand Las Vegas, NV — The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), which serves all of Clark County, continues to realize increasing demand for its services in the first six months of 2019, with…

RCC Marks 20th Anniversary of Denim Day – April 24, 2019

RCC Marks 20th Anniversary of Denim Day – April 24, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Lisa Robinson, (702) 326-0334, lisa@ffwpr.com April 17, 2019                                                                           THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF DENIM DAY WITH INSPIRING LUNCHEON AND ENCOURAGES SOUTHERN NEVADA COMPANIES TO WEAR JEANS TO WORK ON APRIL 24 LAS VEGAS — April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and the 2019 theme is “I Ask.” “I Ask” encourages and empowers everyone, no matter the scenario, to ask for consent, listen, and accept answers without pressuring or coercing another. The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), which is marking its 45th…

Advocacy Roundtable April 8th, 2019

Advocacy Roundtable April 8th, 2019

Contact: Lisa Robinson, (702) 326-0334, lisa@ffwpr.com April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and the 2019 theme is “I Ask.” “I Ask” encourages and empowers everyone, no matter the scenario, to ask for consent, listen, and accept answers without pressuring or coercing another. The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) embraces the “I Ask” theme as a key message in educating people, starting at an early age, on how to ask for and get consent for any type of physical contact and in all types of relationships. WHAT:              Advocacy roundtable…

The Rape Crisis Center Moves to New, Larger Location

The Rape Crisis Center Moves to New, Larger Location

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Lisa Robinson; 702.326.0334; lisa@ffwpr.com Feb. 19, 2019                                                               FACED WITH INCREASING DEMAND FOR SERVICES, THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER MOVES TO NEW, LARGER LOCATION Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Rep. Steven Horsford, Rep. Dina Titus and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department help mark the occasion in show of unity and support Las Vegas, NV — The Rape Crisis Center (RCC), in response to increasing demand for services, has moved to a new, significantly larger location within the same office development that has housed the organization for more than…

Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse is a rampant problem affecting millions of people in our country. There are millions of current adults who experienced sexual abuse as children. Through the Enough Abuse Campaign targeting adults, and programs for young children, there are presentations and tested curricula to help our community and leaders end the epidemic of child sexual abuse. One key fact that is important to keep in mind is that the majority of abusers of children (more than 90%) are individuals the child and their family know and love. While strangers can…

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