On November 23rd, Jacksons Food Stores and the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence will launch the “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign, a holiday season campaign that runs through December 25th to raise funds for the prevention of domestic violence. Donors can give at Jacksons Food Stores located in Northern Nevada, and Jacksons will match contributions dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Read more about our partnership here.
We are pleased to announce the return of NNADV’s Statewide Domestic Violence Conference, just in time for our 35th anniversary! This year’s Conference, Overcoming Trauma: From Harm to Healing will be held September 28th through 30th, 2015 at the Circus Circus Hotel & Casino in Reno, Nevada.
For more information and to register, click here.
NNADV is celebrating its 35th year Anniversary! We invite you to celebrate 35 years of advocacy, education and support. The luncheon will be held on September 30, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 pm at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino. Please join Co-chairs, Frankie Sue Del Papa and Dick Gammick for a luncheon to celebrate this major milestone and achievement. We will be honoring Diane Loper, NNADV’s first Executive Director and Debbie Smith, State Senator. The event will also include a silent auction.
Luncheon ticket cost $35 for individual and $350 for table of 10. To register for the anniversary luncheon, click here. Please register by August 28, 2015
Our 2014 Annual Report is now available on our website. We hope that you will take a few minutes to read about the work we have done during the last fiscal year. Click here to access the report. For comments or feedback regarding the report, email email@example.com. Thank you for your continued support!
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) has released its annual Domestic Violence Counts. Yearly, NNEDV conducts a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. The annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period as well as types of services requested. number of unmet services and issues that domestic violence programs face.
On September 10, 2014, 15 out of 15 identified local domestic violence programs in Nevada participated in the 2014 National Census of Domestic Violence Services. According to the data submitted by the domestic violence programs in Nevada: 493 victims were served in one day, 168 hotline calls were answered, 55 individuals were educated in prevention and education training, and 79 requests for services were unmet. Across Nevada, 17 staff positions were eliminated and 26 individual services at local programs were reduced or eliminated in the past year.
To view the complete report, visit www.nnedv.org/census
NNADV just released 2014 domestic violence statewide statistics and homicide report. The 2014 statewide statistics report the number of victims of domestic violence who have reached out for assistance during the calendar year. The figures in the report represent the information reported by 15 participating programs about services provided during 2014. The report shows that more than 40,000 individuals reached out for services last year, an increase of 13 percent from the previous year.
NNADV also released the domestic violence homicides in Nevada in 2014, domestic violence related incidents claimed 18 lives in Nevada, as documented in published news stories in Nevada’s print media. Each incident received varying degree of attention from reporters, ranging from multi-story investigative reporting to simple one-paragraph crime reports. As such, the descriptions of each incident should not be considered an attempt to capture the full complexity of the events. Rather, this list is a commemoration of lives lost to domestic violence.
View the statistics and homicide list here.