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The Dock Ellis Foundation Inc

Bring Our Girls Home

Las Vegas, NV   |  https://dockellisfoundation.com

Mission

At The Dock Ellis Foundation, our mission is to empower minority communities by bringing home missing persons. We believe that everyone deserves to be safe and have a voice, regardless of their background or economic standing. We are dedicated to providing support and resources to families and individuals who are affected by crime and violence.

Ruling year info

2019

CEO

Jasmine Lee

CFO

Hjordis Ellis

Main address

8301 W Charleston blvd 2033

Las Vegas, NV 89117 USA

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EIN

81-5294165

NTEE code info

Hot Line, Crisis Intervention (F40)

Protection Against and Prevention of Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation (I70)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Dock Ellis Foundation provide quality comprehensive services for victims of violent regardless of race, sex, age, mental or physical handicap, religion, ethnic background and sexual orientation, social and financial circumstances, who request our services by giving victims the freedom to make informed choices within a confidential, supportive, nonjudgmental environment. We stand with the victim so that they may get the justice everyone deserves. The Dock Ellis Foundation is dedicated to bringing Justice and awareness to the many issues our communities endure daily. As leaders, we must advocate for injustice of our communities.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

80% OF SURVIVORS END UP BEING RE-VICTIMIZED IF THEY DO NOT HAVE A SAFE PLACE TO GO.
The Dock Ellis Foundation Inc. mission is to offer resources and Empowerment focusing on building healthy relationships and to work with community partners and Social Service Organization to provide services for healing the effects of trauma to missing persons and Human Trafficking from interpersonal violence. Additionally, our agency aims to reduce related social problems, such as child abuse, sexual assault, substance abuse and Domestic Violence in minority households. A

BRING OUR GIRLS HOME PROGRAM STRIEVES TO END SEXUAL EXPLOTATION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF BLACK AND BROWN GIRLS.

Nevada is the only state in the US where legal prostitution exists and because of this, the entire state has a reputation for being a safe haven for pimps, traffickers, and sex buyers. As such, legalized prostitution in Nevada has created an enabling environment for sexual exploitation to flourish. In Nevada alone, there

Population(s) Served
Victims and oppressed people
Children and youth
Ethnic and racial groups
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of participants reporting no relapse 12 months post-program

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Young adults

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people no longer living in unsafe or substandard housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Men and boys, Families

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of service recipients who are employed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Number of care packages delivered

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of cases monitored

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people aged 65+ receiving home care

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of personal development plans in place

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of attendees present at rallies/events

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of return website visitors

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of participants that follow counseling recommendations

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups, Victims and oppressed people

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of direct care staff who received training in trauma informed care

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Human Trafficking & Missing person services

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Dock Ellis Foundation is dedicated to bringing Justice and awareness to the many issues our communities endure daily. As leaders, we must advocate to advance civil rights and cultivate an anti-racist climate necessary to meet the needs of those most affected. We commit to recognize and respond against acts of injustice and racial inequity. Now is the time to act. Systemic change begins with knowledge, discussion and informed actions. We stand with those who are fighting for social justice and we want to amplify their voices .

Systemic change begins with knowledge, discussion, and informed actions. There is no right or wrong way to
respond; there is no right or wrong way to feel, hope is essential to your survival when seeking justice, The Dock Ellis foundation assist victims experiencing injustice navigate the judicial system. Helping the Victim and law enforcement while teaching minorities and law enforcement how to treat one another as partners.

Dock Ellis Foundation Inc is capable of partnering with community organization, Police departments and City officials By Integrating Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence Experiencing Homelessness, drug addiction and Sexual abuse and trafficking . Our organization will provide services empower the victim on all levels of trauma.

Our Organization has provided victims of Las Vegas NV permanent housing, outreach advocacy services and continued aftercare. While providing these services to Victims of Domestic Violence we continue to assist those who are suffering from Chronic Homelessness with food, Clothing and referral resources.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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The Dock Ellis Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 02/12/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Hjordis Ellis

Dock Ellis Foundation

Term: 2017 -


Board co-chair

Sonsorey Corbin

Dock Ellis Foundation Inc

Term: 2017 -

Ronaldo Wiliams

Latisha Douglas

Jade Brandon

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/30/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/30/2022

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.