The justice system is confusing and overwhelming for crime victims at any age but most especially children. The Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials created by the Office for Victims of Crime are valuable resources to help children through the criminal justice process.
One year ago, our friends in Kentucky celebrated a victory - the people of the state voted for a crime victims' rights amendment. The Kentucky team and supporters shared a video about what the past year has meant for them and the positive impact Marsy's Law has had on their state.
Des Moines, Dubuque, Ottumwa, Sheldon, Keota, Muscatine, Indianola…
Phew. It’s been a busy fall as the Marsy’s Law for Iowa team has hit the road over the past few weeks.
We've been talking a lot about Domestic Violence Awareness Month the past few weeks. During the month of October, we're working with our coalition members to see how we can be helpful and life their voices up, to show how anyone can become a victim of domestic violence and share resources on where to get help.