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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…

Learn More About the RCC Counseling Center Staff

We are proud of how the Rape Crisis Center Counseling Center continues to grow. We’ve added 25 weekly counseling hours, allowing us to serve more survivors of sexual violence than ever before. We are now able to offer counseling appointments 5 days a week, for people of all ages, in three languages (English, Spanish, and Farsi). We’re also able to provide support groups for adults, teens, parents of survivors, and survivors of trafficking, as well as specialized therapeutic services like weekly yoga and art therapy for survivors. You can learn…

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…

Prevention & Education Survey

Prevention & Education Survey

Please help us learn more about attitudes and backgrounds of what you think and how you have gotten information about health and safety in your life. Please complete the following survey: SurveyLink We are particularly interested in hearing from young persons of color. The Rape Crisis Center offers multiple programs, campaigns, presentations, and curricula designed to bring greater awareness and education about: The need for tools and resources for teens and young adults: We provide information to help empower young people with information and resources to make healthy decisions. Programs help them to…

Hollaback! Vegas

Hollaback! Vegas

Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world.  We work together to better understand street harassment, to ignite public conversations, and to increase safety so that everyone can enjoy equal access to and feelings of safety in public spaces. You can help us call out street harassment and build spaces where street harassment is not tolerated and our culture makes it unacceptable. Visit us here.

The Circle of 6 APP

The Circle of 6 APP

Circle of 6 was a first place winner in the White House’s Apps Against Abuse challenge. We encourage people to download this or a similar safety app to have this available on their phones. This tool allows users to instantly and discreetly access their 5 most trustworthy friends should they find themselves in need of help or in an unsafe situation. GPS coordinates and mobile messaging functions give contacts all of the info they need so that that they can jump into action to get help on its way ASAP. Search…

Your Gifts Make a Big Difference!

Your Gifts Make a Big Difference!

With our community’s backing, we have delivered resources and support to tens of thousands of Nevadans in the immediate aftermath and long-term recovery following sexual abuse and assault. Our clients include people of all backgrounds, genders, and ages. Services such as transportation assistance, some of our support groups and counseling, and even the clean set of clothing we give to survivors at the hospital are services made possible from donations from our community are not always covered by grant funding. There are multiple ways to support our mission below.

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