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.
Nevada passes 3M population mark with push from Californians
California is playing an unparalleled role in Nevada growth, as state population estimates surpassed 3 million people and the U.S. Census Bureau ranked the Silver State as the nation’s fastest-growing in 2018.