The Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy (NICRP), located within the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the lives of children through research, advocacy and other specialized services.
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NICRP's Mission: The Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy (NICRP) looks out for Nevada's children. Our mission is to conduct academic and community-based research that will guide the development of policies, programs and services which will enhance the health and well-being of Nevada's children.
The Goals of NICRP include:
- Conducting research and reporting on children's issues
- Provide information that will advance children's causes in Nevada
- Collaborate with community groups, educators, parents and policy makers to promote a focus on children's issues
- Represent Nevada's children on a nationwide basis to ensure that their interests are addressed.
Step Up for Kids on Children's Day in NevadaLas Vegas- September 22, 2014
Join in celebrating children on Children's Day in Nevada, 4th Monday of September, for a free family night at The Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Have the chance to meet your local candidates and talk to them about their platform on key issues facing Nevada's children, youth and families.
View the Las Vegas event flyer HERE
Carson City - September 23, 2014 9:00am-1:00pm
Celebrate children in Nevada's capital at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. This event includes activities for children and families, and a resource fair.
View the Carson City flyer HERE
Reno - September 24, 2014
Join in celebrating children at The Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in Reno.Enjoy the museum and community resources with your family. Discounted admission will be available starting at 4pm.
View the Reno event Flyer HERE
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New Partnership with Infant CPRNICRP is now in partnership with Infant CPR. Infant CPR provides online CPR and choking relief training. Classes are perfect for busy parents, grandparents, and other caregivers who want to learn life-saving CPR and choking relief skills.
Learn more at InfantCPR.com, and Contact us about FREE classes!
Now AvailableHealth Status of Children Entering Kindergarten in Nevada: 2013-2014 Report
Summary Full Report
Advocacy2015 Children's Week at the Nevada State Legislature March 9-12, 2015.
Visit the Children's Week webpage for more information.
Summary-2013 Children's Week
2015 LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION
2015 Children's Bill Draft Request List
2015 Guidebook to Nevada's State Legislators
2015 Legislative Briefing Book