AN EVENING WITH MARIA HINOJOSA AND FRIENDS: NEVADA 2020
Monday, January 27, 2020
6 PM. VIP Reception to follow.
“In the Thick” podcast hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela will lead a lively (taped) discussion with national columnist and speaker Ruben Navarrette, Jr., Dream Big Nevada Executive Director Astrid Silva, and Culinary Union 226 Director of Communications and Digital Strategy Bethany Khan. Panelists will discuss Nevada’s changing demographics and unique features as they relate to local and national politics and the 2020 Presidential election.
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PIES AND PIE CHARTS: MIDDLE SCHOOL CHALLENGES
February 2020. Check back for more information.
EQUITY AND GOVERNANCE: A CONVERSATION WITH NYC CHANCELLOR RICHARD CARRANZA
Las Vegas, February 28, 2020. Check back for more information.
This salon in Las Vegas features a conversation with NYC Chancellor of Schools Richard Carranza, thinkLaw founder and CEO Colin Seale, and a number of local educators.
EQUITY AND GOVERNANCE: BREAKFAST AND BAGELS WITH NYC CHANCELLOR RICHARD CARRANZA
Reno. February 29, 2020. Check back for more information.
This morning session in Reno features a conversation with NYC Chancellor of Schools Richard Carranza and Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Guinn Center.
THE STATE OF LATINO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
March 2020. Check back for more information.
Stanford University researchers will summarize their forthcoming report 2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship, and kick off two brief panel discussions highlighting local and national Latino entrepreneurs.
HOW GOOD BOARD GOVERNANCE CAN AFFECT STUDENT OUTCOMES
This event features a panel of superintendents, school board trustees, and community members who have participated in board governance training that emphasizes student outcomes.
Spring 2020. Check back for more information.
BUDS AND BAR GRAPHS: A LOOK AT SIN TAXES IN NEVADA
This panel of experts will explore and compare sin taxes in Nevada.
BEER AND BAR GRAPHS: HOW DATA WAS USED IN THE 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
July 24, 2019 in Las Vegas
This event featured an informal conversation with legislators, lobbyists, advocacy groups, and media representatives who discussed their perspectives on how data was used (or rejected) during the 2019 Legislative session. Panelists include: Senator Yvanna Cancela, Senator Keith Pickard, Tyre Gray (Fennemore Craig), Erin McMullen (Boyd Gaming), Eric Jeng (Asian Community Development Council), and political reporter Steve Sebelius (Las Vegas Review-Journal).
Special thanks to our event sponsors: De Castroverde Law Group, Nigro Development, and AC, LLC.
DINE & DIALOGUE DINNER SERIES
The Guinn Center, in partnership with Teach Plus, has sponsored a series of dinners in Las Vegas and Reno to discuss education in Nevada. Stay tuned for our next dinner. These dinners were generously sponsored by The Line and the Catamount Fund.
PUBLIC FORUM FOR CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR EDUCATION BOARDS
The Guinn Center sponsored public fora in Reno and Las Vegas for candidates running for the board of trustees of Clark County School District and Washoe County School District. See our Facebook page for pictures and a video of the Candidates Forum in Reno.
TAKING ACTION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: LOBBYING & ADVOCACY FOR NONPROFITS
In partnership with the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits, the Guinn Center organized a half-day workshop for nonprofits in southern Nevada. Topics included a discussion on advocacy versus lobbying, Nevada Legislature 101, and outreach strategies.
GUINN CENTER CELEBRATES ITS 4TH ANNIVERSARY
In March 2018, the Guinn Center celebrated its 4th Anniversary at the Nevada Museum of Art with Governor Brian Sandoval and Rob Roy, CEO and Founder of Switch, in conversation with Marybel Batjer, former Chief of Staff to Governor Kenny Guinn. Click HERE to view photos from our magical evening!