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Mass Incarceration Wreaks Havoc on Children and Communities

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by Megan K. Rauch- An estimated 55,000 children in Nevada—and more than five million children nationwide—are suffering from the instability and trauma caused by having an incarcerated parent, according to a new study from The Annie F. Casey Foundation. The report, “A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities,” says… Read more

Nevada Viewpoints

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The Guinn Center is committed to facilitating and encouraging public engagement. While we recognize the importance of producing and disseminating solid, timely, and relevant research to inform policy stakeholders, our impact will be measured, in large part, by our ability to engage the broader community. Our goal is to encourage the broader public to engage… Read more

Social Impact Bonds: Good for Nevada?

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Social impact bonds (also known as pay for success contracts) have attracted significant interest in the last few years and are being considered by policy makers in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and Utah, among others. These creative financing mechanisms were first popularized in the United Kingdom as part of the Conservative Party’s “Big… Read more