In The News: School of Social Work

Yahoo!
October 21, 2021

Jake Crandall took a deep pull from his vape as a woman emerged from the darkness of Fremont Street and into the parking lot of the Desert Moon Motel. She gripped the final $20 she owed him.

Los Angeles Times
October 21, 2021

Jake Crandall took a deep pull from his vape as a woman emerged from the darkness of Fremont Street and into the parking lot of the Desert Moon Motel. She gripped the final $20 she owed him.

Money Geek
October 11, 2021

Regarding misconceptions, it is important to remind people that veterans (and folks experiencing homelessness more generally) are not homeless because they want to be.

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.