EMCS student Lily Schaefer speaks at the unveiling of Red Dress art pieces at her school on “Vancouver Island.” Photo courtesy of Kristi Schaefer
The message and medicine of the permanent installation offers a daily reminder to inspire change
The new Office of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives will be housed in the Colorado Department of Public Safety. It will serve as a liaison between the department and the Indigenous community, with the aid of a board composed of tribal representatives, law enforcement and social services workers.
“It is painful to recount what has been experienced or witnessed during a sexual assault. The court process should recognize how difficult that is and try to help them share their experiences with judges and juries who must consider the cases, ” said Annie Piché, General Counsel.