In The News: School of Social Work

KNPR News
July 29, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll even on those untouched by the coronavirus.

Las Vegas Sun
July 3, 2021

Today, as Vice President Kamala Harris touches down at McCarran International Airport and kicks off her Las Vegas visit, she will walk by hundreds of TPS holders who keep the airport going.

Newswise
July 2, 2021

Anxiety about re-entering society as the world continues to grapple with the pandemic is real. How, then, do we move forward from the collective trauma of COVID-19?

The Cowboy Channel
May 28, 2021

Vegas Stronger, the Las Vegas Nonprofit, has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to provide tracking of outcomes for clients that are treated by the organization for opioid-use disorders.

EIN Presswire
May 26, 2021

Vegas Stronger, the Las Vegas Nonprofit, has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to provide tracking of outcomes for clients that are treated by the organization for opioid-use disorders.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 19, 2021

Las Vegas-area health experts hosted a discussion on mental health in BIPOC communities. Newly-signed Raiders defensive tackle Solomon Thomas joined the discussion at the Pearson Community Center Tuesday evening.

WhoWhatWhy
May 13, 2021

Opulence and eye-catching neon lights dominate the Las Vegas landscape, but just beneath the glitter lies a much different, dour place. While tourists pack the Strip, people experiencing homelessness crowd the nearby storm tunnels — and COVID-19 has upped the ante.

Money Geek
December 1, 2020

Our low-income rental market and homeless services systems are really strapped right now. We already had a shortage of affordable housing for low-income Americans, and that has only gotten worse as the market tightens. The eviction moratorium and mortgage forbearance included in the CARES Act have delayed some displacement, but we still see increased demand for lower-cost rental units and extremely high levels of demand for homelessness prevention and homeless services. We will need robust, long-term investment in the low-income housing market to support renters at risk for homelessness and landlords at risk for foreclosure.

Nevada Current
November 16, 2020

Taisacan Hall should have been excited about moving into her first apartment in the spring.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 13, 2020

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.

Public News Service
September 2, 2020

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.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 28, 2020

Nevadans are bracing for the end of the eviction moratorium on September 1.