Agenda
Resources and Updates
Venue/Directions/Travel
Contact Us





2015 Partner Organizations:

-Acelero Learning Clark County
Advocates to End Domestic Violence
-Andson*
-Baby's Bounty*
-Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada
- Boys Town Nevada*
-Cappalappa Family Resource Center (Moapa Valley)
-Carson Nugget*
-CASA of Carson City*
-Child & Family Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno
-Children's Advocacy Alliance*
-Children's Medical Advocacy Coalition*
-Churchill County CASA
-The Children's Cabinet*
-Clark County Black Caucus
-Clark County CASA
-Clark County Department of Family Services
-Clark County Foster and Adoptive Youth Together (CCFAYT)
-College of Education; University of Nevada, Reno
-Department of Child and Family Services
-Department of Health and Human Services Grants Mangament Unit
-Discount School Supply*
-Douglas County CASA
-East Valley Family Services
-Every Child Matters in Nevada
-Family to Family Connection
-Family Resource Center Northeastern Nevada
-Fostering Southern Nevada
-Frontier Community Action Agency
-Healthy Minds*
-HOPSports
-HopeLink of Southern Nevada
-Immunize Nevada*
-James N. Raffel, Community Partner
-Kiwanis Club of Carson City*
-Las Vegas Downtown Achieves
-Las Vegas Urban Leauge, Early Childhood Connection
-Lyon County CASA
-Lyon County Human Services
-March of Dimes Nevada Chapter*
-Maternal Health Coalition*
-McKimmey Electric*
-Nevada CASA Association
-Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children*
-Nevada Department of Education Early Learning and Development
-Nevada Early Intervention Services
-Nevada Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND)
-Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy (NICRP)*
-Nevada PEP
-Nevada Pre-K Standards
-Nevada Youth Care Providers (NYCP)*
-Northeastern Nevada CASA
-Office of Suicide Prevention
-Pioneer Territory CASA
-Prevent Child Abuse Nevada (PCA-NV)
-REMSA-Safe Kids Washoe County, Cribs for Kids Program
-Ron Wood Family Resource Center
-Southern Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children*
-Southern Nevada Health District
-Southern Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council (SNECAC)
-Tahoe Family Solutions
-The Nevada Registry
-Tri-County CASA
-United Way of Southern Nevada
-University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension - Partners in Parenting
-UNSOM Pediatric Residency Program
-University of Nevada School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics Residency Program
- Vegas PBS
-Volunteersin Medicine*
-Washoe County CASA
-Washoe County Deparment of Social Services
-Washoe County Early Childhood Advisory Council
-Washoe County School District Family Resource Center
-W.K. Kellogg Foundation


*Indicates Funders







 

Children's Week at the Nevada Legislature
March 9-12, 2015
Carson City, Nevada

Agencies and organizations in both the public and private sectors from across the state join together to show support for Nevada's families and improve our communities. Below are activities for 2015.

2015 Children's Week Summary

2015 Agenda

March 9, 2015
Monday
March 10, 2015
Tuesday
March 11, 2015
Wednesday
March 12, 2015
Thursday
School Readiness
Physical Health

Mental and Behavioral Wellness Child Safety

Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 10am

*Advocacy Training
8:30am - 9:00am

Presentation: Importance of Quality and Data in Early Childhood
9:00am - 9:30am

Bears on Parade- Children's Parade through Legislative Bulding
10:00am - 10:30am

Legislative Tour
11:00am-11:45am

Networking Lunch
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Presentation: Increasing Access to Quality Early Childhood Education
12:45pm - 1:30pm

Legislative Hearings
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 10am

*Advocacy Training
8:30am - 9:00am

Presentation: Access to Care (MCH)
9:00am - 9:30am

Networking Lunch
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Presentation: Improving Children's Health
-Tobacco Control and Obesity Preventionl
12:45pm - 1:30pm

Legislative Hearings
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Assemblyman Araujo Speaks about Childhood Obesity
4:30pm

Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 10am

*Advocacy Training
8:30am - 9:00am

Presentation: Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment
9:00am - 9:30am

Networking Lunch
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Presentation: Mental Health and Schools
-Transitioning out of School: Students with Disabilities, Mental and Behavioral Health Needs
12:45pm - 1:30pm

Legislative Hearings
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Address by U.S. Representative Dina Titus
Location: Aseembly Chamber
5:00pm

Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 10am

*Advocacy Training
8:30am - 9:00am

Presentations: Child Sex Abuse
-Child Sex Trafficking, Child Sexual Abuse, and CASA Program Overview
9:00am - 9:30am

Networking Lunch
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Presentation: Child Welfare by Justice Saitta, Nevada Supreme Court and presentations from youth in Indepent Living Programs
12:45pm - 1:30pm

Legislative Hearings
2:00pm - 5:00pm

All events and activities take place in room 3100 of the Legislative building, unless otherwise indicated.

*Advocacy Training - Get an overview of the legislative process and how to advocate effectively for children and families in Nevada

 

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2015 Resources, Updates, and Information


Resources:

2015 Children's Week Agenda

2015 Children's Week at the Legislature Flyer

2015 Guidebook to Nevada's State Legislators

2015 Legislative Briefing Book

2015 NICRP Bills Related to Children and Families

2014 Children's Report Card

Additional Children's Policy Priorities:


Early Education and Care Imperatives for Nevada -Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children 2014-2015 Public Policy Agenda

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2015 Venue / Directions


Nevada Legislative Building

Nevada Legislative Building
401 South Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747
775-684-6800

Nevada Legislature Website: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/

Map to Legislative Building
Map Quest Directions
Legislative Building Maps - First Floor| Second Floor | Third Floor

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Contact Us

Amanda Haboush-Deloye
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
Office: 702-895-1040 Cell: 702-217-3614
Email: amanda.haboush@unlv.edu
http://nic.unlv.edu

Denise Tanata Ashby
Children's Advocacy Alliance
Cell: 702-228-1869
Email: denise.tanata@caanv.org
http://caanv.org/

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