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
October 17, 2016
our kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Join us for an evening with Dr. Robert Putnam to discuss the growing opportunity gap in the United States and how national, state, and local policies can all work together to widen or close that gap for America's children.
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AdvocacyChildren's Week at the Nevada State Legislature
2017 Dates Coming Soon.
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