We advocate for your right to live, not just survive

SEE A NEED, MEET A NEED

We advocate for your right to live, not just survive

SEE A NEED, MEET A NEED

We advocate for your right to live, not just survive

SEE A NEED, MEET A NEED

Welcome to Sanman Community Advocacy Firm!

What We Do & How We Do It

Our purpose is to make a positive impact on our community by advocating for underrepresented groups. We firmly believe in the power of social justice and are dedicated to empowering individuals such as the elderly, disabled, disadvantaged communities, small businesses, single parents, residents in subsidized government housing, and even our furry friends.

Our ultimate goal is to foster a community where every member can thrive. We aspire to become a leading force in championing social justice, earning the trust and respect of those we serve along the way.

We firmly believe that everyone should have access to the necessary resources to reach their full potential. By raising our voice for those who are often overlooked or marginalized, we aim to create a society that is fair and just for all.

Join us in our mission to build a more inclusive community where everyone’s voice is heard and valued. Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of those who need it most.

Our purpose is to make a positive impact on our community by advocating for underrepresented groups. We firmly believe in the power of social justice and are dedicated to empowering individuals such as the elderly, disabled, disadvantaged communities, small businesses, single parents, residents in subsidized government housing, and even our furry friends.

Our ultimate goal is to foster a community where every member can thrive. We aspire to become a leading force in championing social justice, earning the trust and respect of those we serve along the way.

We firmly believe that everyone should have access to the necessary resources to reach their full potential. By raising our voice for those who are often overlooked or marginalized, we aim to create a society that is fair and just for all.

Join us in our mission to build a more inclusive community where everyone’s voice is heard and valued. Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of those who need it most.

SERVICES

How We Advocate For Your Community and Those Within It

Resident Housing Empowerment

Our mission is to empower public housing residents in Las Vegas. We organize residents to stand up for their rights, make their voices heard, and create positive change in their communities. We are residents and advocates joining together to disrupt the status quo. We will organize our communities, shine a light on injustices, and hold accountable those in power. We will uplift our collective voices to catalyze transformative change.

Advocacy & Representation

Our primary mission is to serve as your strong voice that fights for your rights and makes sure your needs and concerns are addressed. Whether you need support or representation, we understand the importance of being heard.

The dedicated professionals on our team are dedicated to advocating on your behalf to ensure you receive the fair treatment and representation you deserve. It is our role to navigate the complexities of the system and ensure your rights are protected at every stage.

  • Elderly disabled, disadvantaged communities, small businesses, single parents, residents in subsidized government housing, and our fur-babies/ friends.

Legal Support

It is important to note that we are not a law firm. In order to meet the legal needs of our community, we work closely with a variety of community partners. If you find yourself facing legal challenges related to your circumstances, rest assured that we can direct you to the expert legal advice and support you need. With our extensive network of experienced professionals, we will assist you in navigating your way through the complex legal system, ensuring that you are provided with the guidance you need to reach your goals.

If you are in need of legal council, please contact:

Nevada Legal Services
www.nevadalegalservices.org
Senior Attorney – John Brogden 702-386-0404 ext 111

Small Business Support

We recognize the importance of supporting and empowering grassroots initiatives, small businesses, minority-owned businesses, particularly black women-owned businesses, in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are dedicated to connecting our clients with programs and resources that can provide them with the necessary support and opportunities for growth.

Outreach & Community Building

At SANMAN, our community building efforts are designed to bring people together, fostering an environment of collaboration, empowerment, and mutual support. We organize events, workshops, and networking opportunities where clients can connect with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and build relationships that can last a lifetime.

SERVICES

How We Advocate For Your Community and Those Within It

Resident Housing Empowerment

Our mission is to empower public housing residents in Las Vegas. We organize residents to stand up for their rights, make their voices heard, and create positive change in their communities. We are residents and advocates joining together to disrupt the status quo. We will organize our communities, shine a light on injustices, and hold accountable those in power. We will uplift our collective voices to catalyze transformative change.

Advocacy & Representation

Our primary mission is to serve as your strong voice that fights for your rights and makes sure your needs and concerns are addressed. Whether you need support or representation, we understand the importance of being heard.

The dedicated professionals on our team are dedicated to advocating on your behalf to ensure you receive the fair treatment and representation you deserve. It is our role to navigate the complexities of the system and ensure your rights are protected at every stage.

  • Elderly disabled, disadvantaged communities, small businesses, single parents, residents in subsidized government housing, and our fur-babies/ friends.

Legal Support

It is important to note that we are not a law firm. In order to meet the legal needs of our community, we work closely with a variety of community partners. If you find yourself facing legal challenges related to your circumstances, rest assured that we can direct you to the expert legal advice and support you need. With our extensive network of experienced professionals, we will assist you in navigating your way through the complex legal system, ensuring that you are provided with the guidance you need to reach your goals.

If you are in need of legal council, please contact:

Nevada Legal Services
www.nevadalegalservices.org
Senior Attorney – John Brogden 702-386-0404 ext 111

Small Business Support

We recognize the importance of supporting and empowering grassroots initiatives, small businesses, minority-owned businesses, particularly black women-owned businesses, in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are dedicated to connecting our clients with programs and resources that can provide them with the necessary support and opportunities for growth.

Outreach & Community Building

At SANMAN, our community building efforts are designed to bring people together, fostering an environment of collaboration, empowerment, and mutual support. We organize events, workshops, and networking opportunities where clients can connect with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and build relationships that can last a lifetime.

OUR LEADERSHIP & TEAM

“We are not great because we are called, we are great because we answered the call.”

MADELYN RHODES

Founder & Owner

Madelyn Rhodes is the CEO and owner of Sanman Community Advocacy Firm LLC in Las Vegas Nevada. Madelyn was born in Memphis Tennessee on May 16, 1984. She is the youngest siblings of four children born to Phillip and Madelyn Thompson. Madelyn has resided in Las Vegas Nevada with her five children since 2013 and in 2018, Madelyn became a Marble Manor resident. By the suggestion of her neighbors, Madelyn took interest in being an effective change for the community she lives in. Shortly thereafter , in 2019 she was appointed as President of Marble Manor Council, now better known as the “Historic Westside Marble Manor Resident Council”. Marble Manor is the last largest family site with Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority with 235 units and roughly 700 residents.

Learn More About Madelyn

Madelyn Rhodes is the CEO and owner of Sanman Community Advocacy Firm LLC in Las Vegas Nevada. Madelyn was born in Memphis Tennessee on May 16, 1984. She is the youngest siblings of four children born to Phillip and Madelyn Thompson. Madelyn has resided in Las Vegas Nevada with her five children since 2013 and in 2018, Madelyn became a Marble Manor resident. By the suggestion of her neighbors, Madelyn took interest in being an effective change for the community she lives in. Shortly thereafter , in 2019 she was appointed as President of Marble Manor Council, now better known as the “Historic Westside Marble Manor Resident Council”. Marble Manor is the last largest family site with Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority with 235 units and roughly 700 residents.

Learn More About Madelyn

PHYLIS CARPENTER

Policy Analyst

Contact: P.Carpenter@sanmancaf.com

Phyllis Carpenter serves as a Policy Analyst at Sanman Community Advocacy Firm. In this role, she is responsible for conducting in-depth research and analysis on policy issues that align with the organization’s focus areas. Phyllis closely monitors legislative and regulatory developments, evaluating their potential impact on the firm’s objectives.Her key responsibilities include preparing policy briefs, comprehensive reports, and actionable recommendations based on her research findings. Phyllis also plays a vital role in offering her expertise and guidance on policy matters to both internal teams and external stakeholders, ensuring that they make informed decisions aligned with the organization’s goals.Furthermore, Phyllis actively participates in advocacy efforts by providing evidence-based policy analysis, enhancing the firm’s ability to effectively advocate for change in areas that matter most to the community and its objectives. Her work is instrumental in driving positive policy outcomes and advancing the advocacy firm’s mission. You can reach out to Phyllis Carpenter at P.Carpenter@sanmancaf.com for inquiries or collaboration related to policy analysis and advocacy.

Phyllis Carpenter serves as a Policy Analyst at Sanman Community Advocacy Firm. In this role, she is responsible for conducting in-depth research and analysis on policy issues that align with the organization’s focus areas. Phyllis closely monitors legislative and regulatory developments, evaluating their potential impact on the firm’s objectives.Her key responsibilities include preparing policy briefs, comprehensive reports, and actionable recommendations based on her research findings. Phyllis also plays a vital role in offering her expertise and guidance on policy matters to both internal teams and external stakeholders, ensuring that they make informed decisions aligned with the organization’s goals.Furthermore, Phyllis actively participates in advocacy efforts by providing evidence-based policy analysis, enhancing the firm’s ability to effectively advocate for change in areas that matter most to the community and its objectives. Her work is instrumental in driving positive policy outcomes and advancing the advocacy firm’s mission. You can reach out to Phyllis Carpenter at P.Carpenter@sanmancaf.com for inquiries or collaboration related to policy analysis and advocacy.

SHAMOYA LACY

Community Outreach Coordinator

Contact: S.lacy@sanmancaf.com

Shamoya Lacy holds the position of Community Outreach Coordinator at Sanman Community Advocacy Firm. In her role, she is primarily responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive community outreach strategies and initiatives that align with the organization’s mission and goals.Shamoya actively builds and nurtures relationships with community organizations, influential leaders, and the target populations that the advocacy firm seeks to support and engage with. She plays a vital role in connecting with these stakeholders to foster collaboration and support for the organization’s initiatives.Additionally, Shamoya coordinates and actively participates in a wide range of community events, workshops, and meetings, ensuring that the advocacy firm has a visible and impactful presence within the communities it serves. She also conducts community needs assessments and actively gathers feedback to better understand the unique requirements and concerns of the local population.Collaboration is a key component of Shamoya’s role as she works closely with internal teams to ensure that the organization’s community engagement efforts are effective and aligned with its overarching objectives. If you wish to contact Shamoya Lacy regarding community outreach initiatives or collaborations, you can reach her at S.lacy@sanmancaf.com. Her work is instrumental in connecting the advocacy firm with the communities it serves and ensuring that their voices are heard and their needs are addressed.

Shamoya Lacy holds the position of Community Outreach Coordinator at Sanman Community Advocacy Firm. In her role, she is primarily responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive community outreach strategies and initiatives that align with the organization’s mission and goals.Shamoya actively builds and nurtures relationships with community organizations, influential leaders, and the target populations that the advocacy firm seeks to support and engage with. She plays a vital role in connecting with these stakeholders to foster collaboration and support for the organization’s initiatives.Additionally, Shamoya coordinates and actively participates in a wide range of community events, workshops, and meetings, ensuring that the advocacy firm has a visible and impactful presence within the communities it serves. She also conducts community needs assessments and actively gathers feedback to better understand the unique requirements and concerns of the local population.Collaboration is a key component of Shamoya’s role as she works closely with internal teams to ensure that the organization’s community engagement efforts are effective and aligned with its overarching objectives. If you wish to contact Shamoya Lacy regarding community outreach initiatives or collaborations, you can reach her at S.lacy@sanmancaf.com. Her work is instrumental in connecting the advocacy firm with the communities it serves and ensuring that their voices are heard and their needs are addressed.

ANTHONY RHODES

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

Contact: A.rhodes@sanmancaf.com

Anthony Rhodes serves as the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator at Sanman Community Advocacy, recruiting and managing volunteers for various community initiatives and nonprofit partnerships. In this role, Anthony draws upon his exceptional interpersonal skills to onboard new volunteers, lead orientation and training, and ensure volunteers have meaningful experiences that create positive change. He is passionate about volunteerism and community service, evidenced by his 5+ years of experience coordinating volunteers and service projects. Anthony’s organizational skills and ability to work independently or collaboratively make him highly effective at planning and executing volunteer events. He thrives on connecting community members to volunteer opportunities to support local nonprofits. Anthony’s dedication and drive to go above and beyond makes him an invaluable member of the Sanman Community Advocacy team.

Anthony Rhodes serves as the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator at Sanman Community Advocacy, recruiting and managing volunteers for various community initiatives and nonprofit partnerships. In this role, Anthony draws upon his exceptional interpersonal skills to onboard new volunteers, lead orientation and training, and ensure volunteers have meaningful experiences that create positive change. He is passionate about volunteerism and community service, evidenced by his 5+ years of experience coordinating volunteers and service projects. Anthony’s organizational skills and ability to work independently or collaboratively make him highly effective at planning and executing volunteer events. He thrives on connecting community members to volunteer opportunities to support local nonprofits. Anthony’s dedication and drive to go above and beyond makes him an invaluable member of the Sanman Community Advocacy team.

COMMUNITY ADVOCATES

Support You Need, When You Need It

Sanman Community Advocacy Firm is dedicated to providing unwavering support and empowerment to individuals who have been unjustly impacted by systems and processes. Our mission is to champion their right to live, ensuring that they not only survive but thrive in a just and fair society. Through our comprehensive advocacy services, we strive to address various forms of abuse and neglect, while prioritizing confidentiality and the safety of our clients. We are committed to making a positive impact and enabling individuals to regain their voice and agency.

Sanman Community Advocacy Firm is dedicated to providing unwavering support and empowerment to individuals who have been unjustly impacted by systems and processes. Our mission is to champion their right to live, ensuring that they not only survive but thrive in a just and fair society. Through our comprehensive advocacy services, we strive to address various forms of abuse and neglect, while prioritizing confidentiality and the safety of our clients. We are committed to making a positive impact and enabling individuals to regain their voice and agency.

testimonials

"I don't know what I would have done without, Sanman Community Advocacy Firm. They helped me navigate the complex system of government programs and get the support I needed to care for my elderly mother."

Maria, Caregiver

"Sanman Community Advocacy Firm provided me with the legal support I needed to win my disability case. They were with me every step of the way and fought for my rights."

John, Disabled Client

"I had been struggling to start my own business for years, but didn't know where to start. Sanman Community Advocacy Firm provided me with the financial and business support I needed to get my business off the ground."

Lisa, Small Business Owner

RESOURCES

Need to file a complaint? Fill out our complaint form to get in touch with one of our advocates.

Unlock new opportunities for your minority-owned business in Southern Nevada with the Diversity Certified Program.

Own a Small- or Minority-Owned Business? Look into our guide of additional resources for your business.

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Phone: 702-400-5179

madelyn@sanmancaf.com

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Get In Touch

Phone: 702-400-5179

madelyn@sanmancaf.com

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