Sometimes a person comes along that can Empower, Inspire, Encourage. Uplift. That person is Juliana Whitney, a Nevada native who has received her BA in Sociology and BA in Communications from UNLV and is currently an MBA candidate there as well. Juliana knows that adoptees inherit a lot of baggage. She says hers is… Continue Reading
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The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Women of all ethnicity and ages are equally vulnerable to violence by an intimate partner. In the first quarter of 2016, Nevada had a total of 9,869 reported cases of domestic abuse, and of that number, 730 were male victims. While the majority of victims… Continue Reading
Summer is here, and so is the heat. Temperatures that regularly reach into the teens make it dangerous to plan outdoor activities. The YMCA of Southern Nevada has answered in the form of Summer Day Camps with indoor recreation activities and cool refreshing pools. The YMCA was founded in London, England on June 6, 1844,… Continue Reading
HELP of Southern Nevada was started by the Junior League of Las Vegas and incorporated in 1970. Since its inception, the organization that has grown exponentially, from serving fewer than three hundred people a year, to one that will serve over 100,000 unduplicated people in a fiscal year.
Do you have a little red heart on your Driver License? If you do, you are one of the 890,000 Nevadans who have said YES to organ, eye, and tissue donation. The Nevada Donor Network is one of the most successful in the nation, and in 2015 there were 322 organs transplanted from 105 donors… Continue Reading