Governor Brian Sandoval to Announce Partnership with DHS and DMV for Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention

***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR JANUARY 11th EVENT***


Contact

Mari N. St. Martin
Communications Director
(775) 684-5670
LAS VEGAS, NV - January 10, 2018

The Office of Governor Brian Sandoval together in partnership with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are meeting with Department of Homeland Security representatives in Las Vegas on January 11th. The meeting and following press conference are to discuss the State’s dedication to partnering with DHS’s Blue Campaign to raise awareness and prevention of human trafficking. State of Nevada employees are participating in the national “Wear Blue Day” on January 11th to pledge support and solidarity with the victims. Nevada is proud to welcome our guests to raise awareness of this heinous crime and work to end human and child trafficking.

WHAT:

Announcement of partnership between the State of Nevada and DHS’s Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking and increase awareness efforts across the state.

WHO:

Governor Brian Sandoval
DMV Director Terri Albertson
Mr. Mick McKeown, Executive Director, DHS’s Blue Campaign
Mr. Brian Hyer, Deputy Director for DHS Intergovernmental Affairs

WHERE:

Department of Motor Vehicles’ Sahara Office
2621 E. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89104-4136

WHEN:

2:00 PM

For those unable to attend, a press release with photos will be issued late afternoon, January 11th. Please contact Alex Smith for more information at (775) 721-4062 or bsmith@dmv.nv.gov.

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