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WHEREAS, the crime of domestic violence violates an individual’s privacy, dignity, security, and humanity due to systematic use of physical, emotional, sexual, psychological, economic control and abuse; and

WHEREAS, the cruelties of domestic violence are found among all economic, cultural, gender, and social groups and require all Nevadans to take action to reduce harm; and

WHEREAS, domestic violence victims face barriers in escaping abuse but also exhibit remarkable strength and the impact of domestic violence extends widely, while directly affecting families and society as a whole; and

WHEREAS, advocacy networks across Nevada have worked tirelessly on behalf of victims and remain dedicated to providing a voice for victims and families while increasing awareness across the Silver State; and 

WHEREAS, October is a time to remember and honor all victims as well as those working toward the elimination of domestic violence and the common goal of expanding prevention efforts across the state 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2018 as

 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson