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Current Social Work News
'We Need to Talk' discussion series continues. Tune into the next episode Oct. 29.
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
Educational series explores issues on race and seeks solutions for a more inclusive society.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, UNLV social work professor Nicholas Barr stresses importance of keeping people housed.
Urban Affairs’ Advising Center Crafts Remote Infrastructure in Response to Pandemic
Placements provide students vital experience as they serve at more than 60 local agencies.
Social Work In The News
Taisacan Hall should have been excited about moving into her first apartment in the spring.
The Southern Nevada Youth Homeless Summit kicks off Friday morning, and this year’s virtual event will address the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable youth and the role racism plays in perpetuating youth homelessness.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it would temporarily halt evictions for some Americans struggling to pay their rent due to the pandemic. The order will apply to Americans who qualified under the CARES Act, which covered individuals who earn less than $99,000 a year. The move came one day after Nevada extended by 45-days its own moratorium on evictions.
Nevadans are bracing for the end of the eviction moratorium on September 1.
Those on the front lines of a pandemic housing crisis that could leave a quarter of a million southern Nevadans without homes next month say the solution is federal funding and an extension of the state’s soon-expiring eviction moratorium.
Despite statewide rental assistance money most likely gone in Clark County and dwindling in other parts of the state and the fact the Legislature-approved eviction mediation program through the courts is not running yet, the eviction moratorium is on track to end at midnight Aug. 31.