Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

PIES AND PIE CHARTS: A LOOK AT EDUCATIONAL TRENDS

Fall 2019 (Las Vegas and Reno). Check back for more information.

This event features a panel of educators and stakeholders that will respond to and discuss the implications of current educational trends.

 

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. 

Fall 2019. Check back for more information.

 

BUDS AND BAR GRAPHS: A LOOK AT SIN TAXES IN NEVADA

Spring 2020 

This panel of experts will explore and compare sin taxes in Nevada.

 

THE SCIENCE AND POLICY OF SMART GROWTH IN A TIME OF WATER SCARCITY

Co-sponsored with Desert Research Institute

2019. Check back for more information.

 

PAST EVENTS

 

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!