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S.A.F.E. House is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to Stop Abuse in the Family Environment. Beth Flory joined S.A.F.E. House in 2009 and has served as Executive Director since 2021. Since its inception, S.A.F.E. House has provided shelter, counseling, advocacy, housing assistance, and education to more than 100,000 victims of domestic violence from Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and beyond.Read more
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Marsy’s Law for Nevada is urging Nevadan residents, civic leaders, and businesses to GO PURPLE in support of domestic violence victims and survivors, everywhere.Read more
For two decades, Liz Ortenburger has been fighting for the rights of women and children. Prior to joining SafeNest, which provides services for victims of domestic violence in Nevada as well as advocacy and prevention education, Ortenburger served in leadership positions at the Girl Scouts and the YMCA. In her current position as the CEO for SafeNest, Ortenburger directs her energy and passion to ending the epidemic of domestic violence.Read more
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marsy’s Law is urging Nevadans to Go Purple in support of domestic violence victims everywhere.Read more
Marsy’s Law for Nevada applauds the efforts of advocacy agencies and civic offices standing strong on behalf of victims’ rights. They work diligently to ensure that our neighbors receive the voice and rights they deserve if targeted by criminals. This summer Marsy’s Law for Nevada has presented Recognition Coins to twelve recipients being highlighted for their strength, guidance, and dedication for victims of crime.Read more
Kelvie Malia, 35 years old, is originally from Hawaii but currently resides in Nevada. She is a single mother of 3 beautiful gifts from God. Kelvie Malia is also a notary public for the State of Nevada and a real estate loan signer. She is a volunteer enthusiast and Global Goodwill Ambassador.
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”Read more
A total of 94,751 cases of “Index Crimes” including murder, rape, robbery, serious property crimes, and more, were investigated across Nevada according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report of 2017.Read more
Washoe County District Attorney Educates Residents About New Crime Victims’ Rights Measure and Implementation
Just weeks into the new year and victims of crime in Nevada have more information available to them about their cases thanks to Marsy’s Law for Nevada crime victims’ rights law. The measure known as Question 1 on the ballot was approved last November by Nevada voters. Legal experts across Nevada are tasked with making sure their policies and procedures involving victims include the rights and consideration now required in the Constitution with the passage of Marsy’s Law.Read more
Nevada Voters Approve Effort to Guarantee Victims’ Rights
LAS VEGAS, NV - Consider it a victory for every Nevadan. Tonight, the voters of our state have approved Question 1 which will strengthen and expand victims’ rights in the state constitution. The YES vote follows the approval of state lawmakers in two separate legislative sessions in 2015 and 2017 through the advocacy of state and leaders, businesses, advocacy organizations, law enforcement, and legal experts across Nevada. Together we have worked to bring awareness to residents about the lack of enforceable guarantees for Nevada victims of crime during the judicial process.Read more
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31 de octobre del 2018
La campaña a favor de la Propuesta de ley número uno, también conocida como Marsy’s Law for Nevada, lanza un nuevo anuncio en español que demuestra el dolor y sufrimiento de una victima cuando realiza la desigualdad en el sistema judicial.Read more