Busting the Myths

Busting the Myths

Sexual exploitation and sex trafficking receive a lot of media attention, which may leave you wondering how these issues impact your community. Increased awareness of the problem is always good, but conversations around sexual exploitation and trafficking can...
Freedom from Violence

Freedom from Violence

State of Domestic Violence in Douglas County In collaboration with criminal justice and victim service partners, the Women’s Fund released a research report, State of Domestic Violence in Douglas County, in March 2019. Since offenders of domestic violence are...
General Information About Gangs

General Information About Gangs

The first step in combating illegal gang activity is awareness. Citizens armed with knowledge can help prevent gang activity and are better able to avoid being victimized. The following information will answer some questions you may have about gangs and gang activity...
Teen Gang Involvement

Teen Gang Involvement

One of the things that can greatly increase the chances of your teenager becoming involved in teen violence is involvement with gangs. Gangs account for a majority of the serious violence in the United States (1), and these gangs are not shy about recruiting teens....