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
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The Guinn Center released a report titled “Youth Outcomes in Nevada.” This report summarizes key demographic indicators for youth in Nevada. The report also presents data for various outcomes among youth in the areas of employment, health, substance abuse and educational attainment. Here are some key findings: Nevada has a relatively young population. Approximately one-third… Read more
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