The inaugural Southern Nevada Higher Education Connections: Supporting Homeless and Foster Youth will be on campus Tuesday, June 4. If you work with this population in any capacity, this mini-conference is for you!
This event is designed to connect higher education institutions in Southern Nevada to stakeholders supporting homeless and foster youth. Presentations will highlight obstacles students face when transitioning to higher education. Participants will learn about recent legislation, best practices across the country, and how to incorporate community providers to this vulnerable population. Invited representatives include:
- Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- College of Southern Nevada
- Nevada State College
- Nevada Department of Education
- Clark County School District
- Department of Family Services
- Children's Advocacy Alliance
- Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
Please register online. Space is limited as a variety of organizations are invited.