Department of Family Services: Community Summit 2017


Jun. 8, 2017, 8am to 12:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Nevada Partners, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd., North Las Vegas, NV, 89030


About the Summit

A lively, collaborative, half-day summit designed for passionate professionals working with children and families in Clark County.

  • Review data & trends
  • Examine case studies
  • Collaborate with child welfare and community stakeholders
  • Keynote speech with leading national foster youth advocate

Leading national advocate for foster youth and former foster youth himself Sixto Cancel will deliver the keynote speech at the summit following a series of panel discussions and a review of current data trends and case studies, led by the Determined, Responsible, and Empowered Adolescents Mentoring Relationships (DREAMR) Project. Ramona Denby-Brinson, senior resident scholar of at UNLV's Lincy Institute, will lead the data review and panel discussion.




There is no cost to attend the event. 

Admission Information

RSVP/Registration is required. To attend, please register.

Contact Information

The Lincy Institute
Efren Gomez

External Sponsor

Clark County Department of Family Services and the Lincy Institute (Social Services) at UNLV.