Southern Nevada Higher Education Connections: Supportin

When

Jun. 4, 2019 - Jun. 5, 2019, 11am to 5pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

SU Ballroom B

Description

The inaugural Southern Nevada Higher Education Connections: Supporting Homeless and Foster Youth will be on campus Tuesday, June 4th. If you work with this population in any capacity, this mini-conference is for you! 

This event is designed to connect higher education institutions in Southern Nevada to stakeholders supporting homeless and foster youth. Presentations will highlight obstacles students face when transitioning to higher education. Participants will learn about recent legislation, best practices across the country and how to incorporate community providers to this vulnerable population. Invited representatives include: 

  • Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Nevada State College
  • Nevada Department of Education
  • Clark County School District  
  • Department of Family Services  
  • Children's Advocacy Alliance
  • Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
  • Higher Education Connections: Supporting Homeless and Foster Youth Flyer

Please register here. Space is limited as a variety of organizations are invited. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. 

Price

Free, but be sure to register! 

Contact Information

University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Janna Bernstein

External Sponsor

CCSD, UNLV, NSHE