Conducting and supporting research that focuses on improving Nevada’s health, education, and social services.
The Lincy Institute is a research institute organized to conduct and support research that focuses on improving Nevada’s health, education, and social services. This research is used to build capacity for service providers and enhance efforts to draw state and federal money to the greater Las Vegas. The Lincy Institute also highlights key issues that affect public policy and quality-of-life decisions on behalf of children, seniors, and families in Nevada.
Dr. Alexis Kennedy, UNLV Criminal Justice professor and advisory board member of The Lincy Institute, awarded a U.S. Department of Justice grant to tackle the problem of human trafficking in our state.
October is breast cancer awareness month and the pink ribbon is popping up everywhere reminding people to “wear it pink.” About one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and while the chances for men is much lower, 400 men in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer each year.
What you need to know about breast cancer in Black men
Each year during the month of October we turn our focus to bringing awareness to breast cancer in women, but now with the news of Mathew Knowles‘ diagnosis, we are alarmed by the cases of breast cancer in Black men.
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