Earlier this week, gun violence prevention advocates gathered in Las Vegas to remember the lives lost five years ago in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, as well as two months ago here in Southern Nevada. They discussed the impact gun violence...
After a year-long campaign to raise awareness and build support, Chispa Nevada and community allies announced that they collected over 4,000 signed petitions in support of Chispa’s “Clean Buses Healthy Niños” campaign to replace old diesel powered school buses...
As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on its version of the Trump Tax Plan, progressive activists and community leaders gathered outside the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas to send one final message to Senator Dean Heller...
Now that Congress is back from Thanksgiving break, it’s time for them to get back to work. While Republican leaders are pushing to pass some version of the Trump Tax Plan by the end of the year, there are...
On Tuesday, the Las Vegas based Faith Organizing Alliance held a community town hall at the Historic Westside School to discuss public education in Southern Nevada’s African-American communities. They invited a panel of experts to speak about what the...
Today, Karl Catarata is an accomplished UNLV student and community activist. In 2014, he was a high school student who rushed to save his family from what would become one of Nevada’s most notorious shooting incidents. Catarata recently opened...
At Brady Industries headquarters in Las Vegas, Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) formally launched his campaign for Governor. Yet, before Laxalt himself could announce it publicly, his campaign was already making news by denying entry to various Nevadans. At...
Today, local children’s advocates released a new study that points to alarming inequities across our public infrastructure, including K-12 education. Though overall student achievement remains a major problem, it’s even more severe in communities of color. Why are students...
Elizabeth Becker did not originally plan to work on gun violence prevention. Instead, like so many other gun safety activists, the issue found her. Since then, Becker has been on the front line in fights to expand background checks...
On Friday, Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Carson City) opened up during his appearance at the “Eggs and Issues” breakfast hosted by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Amodei spent the morning explaining his conditions for supporting the Yucca Mountain...

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