The Muscatine County Prevent Violence Coalition (PVC) puts on several activities throughout the year to reach out to provide helpful information, bring awareness, promote kindness, and serve victims.
In Central Iowa, there are several organizations who work tirelessly, day in and day out, supporting victims and helping them to find their justice. Today we are highlighting Crossroads of Iowa in Urbandale.
Across the country, organizations, elected officials and Americans will be calling attention to the struggles that crime victims face in this country. The theme of this year’s NCVRW is “rights, access, equity, for all victims.” According to the Office for Victims of Crime, this theme “underscores the importance of helping crime survivors find their justice by enforcing rights, expanding access to services, and ensuring equity and inclusion for all.”
This week, we will be highlighting some of the organizations across the state that support Iowa crime victims and help them find their justice. Today, we're highlighting Argrow's House based in Davenport.
Today we're continuing to highlight some of the organizations across the state that support Iowa crime victims and help them find their justice. Today, we're highlighting Whispers of Love, Hope, and Joy based in Sioux Center.
Recently, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced a statewide alliance of small businesses who are committed to ending human trafficking in Iowa. This group, called Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT), are asked to complete two tasks each year designed to "educate employees, customers, and industry partners on the signs and impact of human trafficking in Iowa." They're also asked to empower others to take action.