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Sen. Dina Neal (D-North Las Vegas), whose district also covers neighborhoods nearby, spoke about discrimination against Black children and families through urban planning policies. She said it is common practice for policymakers to “take our poverty, our racial characteristics, plug it into a grant, get dollars and those dollars do not find their way back to [predominantly Black] ZIP codes.”
Those anticipating developing the residences must submit their proposals and supporting documents to Mae Worthey-Thomas, the deputy administrator for the Nevada Housing Division, by the November deadline. Applicants must have experience building single-family developments.
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Heather Engle, CEO of the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, said the project had been three years in the making, adding that they have been focused on raising money privately since 2020 through a campaign called “Beyond the Bright Lights.” She said the organization plans to fully redevelop the building and that the 30,000-square-foot Shelter of Hope is the first phase.
Organizers said the biting cold early Saturday morning did not deter thousands of Nevadans from attending Carson City’s annual Nevada Day celebration, complete with hot air balloons, a parade featuring marching bands from across the state and even a beard contest.
Friends, family and elected officials say Munford leaves behind a legacy of service dedicated to the Historic Westside, championing educational and economic progress in his community and overcoming racism as a Black man in Las Vegas in the 1960s and ’70s.
The festivities in Toshiba Plaza came after the team defeated the New York Liberty 70-69 in a nail-biting game last Wednesday, making the Aces the first team in two decades to dominate the WNBA with back-to-back championship wins.
The game, which was on display at a Las Vegas Día del Zacatecano festival earlier this month celebrating people and culture from the Mexican state of Zacatecas, can represent the day and night or life and death.
The nonprofit Nye County Communities Coalition co-hosted a pop-up clinic with Remote Area Medical at no cost to patients. Ryan Muccio, co-chair of the coalition, said the service cuts through the bureaucracy and anxiety around insurance authorizations that stresses providers and patients.
Residents of Windsor Park in North Las Vegas, a hilly community overlooking the Las Vegas Strip, said at a press conference Wednesday morning they want to know what happened with funds allocated during the 1990s to shore up the neighborhood or relocate homeowners. They said the answer would bring them closer to justice.
Roughly 1,000 child care proponents from all 50 states are urging Congress this month to allocate at least $16 billion per year in emergency child care funding, warning of massive negative consequences for kids and their families and the economy as federal aid dries up.
Black student leaders toured the Clark County Government Center after learning about different aspects of leadership, budgets, event planning, fundraising and recruitment during the retreat. Students also learned about being caring leaders, delegating tasks and how to grow their organization’s membership.
An outreach team of about six “care managers” got out of the van and dispersed around the park, handing out cards, water and flyers for an upcoming resource fair held every quarter that offers medical check-ups such as blood pressure testing, housing assessments, health insurance enrollment, information about free phones, and free food and water. The group is called the Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (H.O.M.E.) Team.