This report examines the impacts of extreme heat in Nevada. This report was completed in partnership with Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute and was funded by the Walmart Foundation. The report can be found here.
This report seeks to answer the question: Given that Nevada’s stakeholders have identified competitive, integrated employment as a goal and have embraced Employment First as a guiding principle, why have integrated employment outcomes declined in Nevada?
This report examines the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 on Communities of Color in Nevada.
Health care workers are among those on the front lines of response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among this group of workers, personal care aides are among those most vulnerable to risk of exposure. This infographic provides some data on the personal care aide workforce in Nevada. See here for links to pdf versions: PCAs Infographic (English) and PCAs Infographic… Read more
In addition to aid provided to individuals and families, the CARES Act offers significant assistance to small businesses and nonprofits. Included in the federal aid package is $349 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is earmarked for loans to small businesses, including nonprofits, to cover costs associated with maintaining their workforce.This program will… Read more
On September 16, at 5 PM, Nevada95, powered by the Guinn Center, will host a Youth Focused meeting as part of the “Nevada Recovers Listening Tour.” We will be joined by Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine. Join us to share your ideas about how Nevada should invest American Rescue Plan Funds to support the needs of Nevada’s youth.
Register here: https://bit.ly/2WU5enZ
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This opinion piece was originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. Nancy Brune and Lorena Rodriguez Every once and awhile, our professional and personal lives merge. That happened last week as we were finishing up our report, Strengthening Heat Resiliency among Communities of Color in Southern Nevada, (which was completed in partnership with Morrison Institute… Read more
Nancy Brune and Meredith Levine Policymakers in Nevada and elsewhere are laser-focused on ways to support and invest in our workforce to spur the pandemic-ravaged economy to return to its full potential. This exercise involves identifying people who are missing and thinking about ways to support them and reimagine a much more inclusive workplace. Women… Read more
This piece was originally published in The Nevada Independent. By Nancy Brune and Kenneth Retzl In mid-August, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first tranche of data collected from the 2020 Census. There are a few interesting trends, one of which could have possible implications for decision makers and policy leaders in Nevada. 1. … Read more