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WHEREAS, organizations across the Silver State are taking a stand against sexual violence; and

WHEREAS, Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts communities nationwide; and

WHEREAS, Nevadans are dedicated to sexual violence prevention and education efforts to challenge the societal myths and behaviors that perpetuate sexual assault and violence; and

WHEREAS, sexual violence affects people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, family or relationship status, profession, income level, disability status, religion, gender, or sexual orientation; and

WHEREAS, sexual violence undermines the values and safety of Nevada communities; and

WHEREAS, the Silver State is committed to engaging new voices to speak up and speak out against sexual violence, with the common goal of expanding sexual assault prevention efforts to ensure the next generation fosters attitudes that promote healthy relationships, equality, and respect;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  April 2017

 Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich