Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Nevada has been designated a Safe Place site by The Children’s Cabinet, a local Safe Place agency.
As a Safe Place site, the airport will now display the Safe Place logo, so that troubled youths know they can seek help and safety by approaching any airport employee. The airport will work with The Children’s Cabinet works to manage potential Safe Place occurrences, including assisting those running from an abusive home or trying to escape from a human trafficker.
“With 4.2 million annual travelers passing through the doors of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, it makes sense for the airport to be a safe place for youths who may be in need,” said Marily Mora, president and CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority.
Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people under the age of 18 (up to 21 years of age in some communities) in need of immediate help and safety. Safe Place designates businesses as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country.