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2017 Partner Organizations:

Contact us to be a partner!

Baby's Bounty*
Boys Town Nevada* Bikers Against Child Abuse
Children's Cabinet*
Clark County Black Caucus
Clark County Department of Family Services
Clark County School District Family and Community Engagement Services
City of Las Vegas
Department of Health and Human Services Division of Child and Family Services
Eagle Quest*
East Valley Family Services*
Every Child Matters Nevada
Family Resource Centers of Northeastern Nevada
Family TIES of Nevada
Health Care Guidance Program (NV FFS Medicaid CMO)
Kids Count*
Immunize Nevada*
Las Vegas Urban League - Early Childhood Connection
Nevada Department of Education Office of Early Learning and Development
Nevada HAND
Nevada Youth Care Providers*
Northern Nevada Asthma Food Allergy and Asthma Parent Education Group(AAPE)*
Maternal and Child Health Coalition*
Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children*
Nevada Hands and Voices
Nevada Kids Count*
Nevada PEP
Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition*
Positively Kids*
Prevent Child Abuse Nevada
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Mental Illness (PAIMI)
Southern Nevada Health District
Southern Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council
Source Academy & Early Learning Center
St Jude's Ranch for Children
The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center)
The Stop It Foundation
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension - Partners in Parenting
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Social Work
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Public Policy: Nonprofit, Community, and Leadership Initiative
University of Nevada, Reno College of Education
University of Nevada School of Medicine - Pediatric Residency Program
Vegas PBS
Washoe County Department of Social Services
W.K. Kellogg Foundation*

*Indicates Funders


Children's Week at the Nevada Legislature
March 13-16, 2017
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.

Detailed information for 2017 will be coming soon! You can read the summary for 2015 here.

Download Full Agenda Here

2017 Agenda

March 13, 2017
March 14, 2017
March 15, 2017
March 16, 2017
School Readiness
Child Safety

Physical, Mental, and Behavioral Wellness An Overview of Children's Well-Being in Nevada

7:30-10:00AM - Opening Breakfast Funded by: Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children, Immunize Nevada, and East Valley Family Services, Nevada Hands and Voices, and Deaf Centers of Nevada

8:30-9:00AM - Brief Advocacy Training

9:00-9:30AM - Welcome & Intoduction, Speaker, Access to Quality Early Learning Environments

10:00AM Bears on Parade

11:00AM Tour of the Legislative Building

12:00-2:00PM Information Resource Lunch Funded by Children's Cabinet
12:00PM Legislative Breifing - Senator Joyce Woodhouse

12:30-1:00PM Presentation: Quality in Early Childhood Education

1:00-1:30PM Legislative Briefing - Senatory Patricia Farley

1:30-5:00PM Legislative Hearings

7:30-10:00AM - Opening BreakfastFunding by: East Valley Family Services and Eagle Quest

8:30-9:00AM Brief Advocacy Training

9:00-11:00AM CASA of Northern Nevada**

9:00-9:30AM Presentation: Community Initiatives to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

11:00AM - Tour of the Legislative Building

12:00-2:00PM Information Resource Lunch Funded by Boys Town and Nevada Youth Care Partners

12:45-1:15PM Presentation: Specialized Foster Care in Nevada

1:30-2:00PM Legislator Briefing - Senator Patricia Farley

3:30-4:00PM Legislator Briefing Assemblyman Nelson Araujo

7:30-10AM - Opening Breakfast Funded by: Renown

8:30AM-9:00AM Brief Advocacy Training

9:00-9:30AM Presentation: The Impact of Allergies on Children's Health

11:00AM - Tour of the Legislative Building

12:00-2:00PM Information Resource Lunch Funded by: Northern Nevada Asthma and Food Allergy Parent Education Group (AAPE)

12:45-1:15PM Presentation: Advocating for Mental Health

1:30-5:00PM Legislative Hearings

7:30-10:00AM - Opening Breakfast Funded by: Maternal and Child Health Coalition, Baby's Bounty, Positively Kids, and Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition

8:30-9:00AM Brief Advocacy Training

9:00-9:30AM Presentation: The Needs of Children with Disabilities and Severe Emotional Disorders

12:00-2:00PM Information Resource Lunch Funded by Nevada KIDS COUNT

12:45-1:15PM Presentation: Using Data to Inform Policy: Nevada KIDS COUNT Data Book

1:30-5:00PM Legislative Hearings

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

**By invitation, foster parents, CASA volunteers, legislators and others will meet in room 3100 to talk about positive steps to recruit more foster parents and CASA volunteers in Nevada. There will be a public question and answer session for a half hour at the end of the round table.

Click here to view the Assembly and Senate Committee Schedules.



2017 Resources, Updates, and Information


2017 Children's Week Full Agenda

2017 Children's Week at the Legislature Flyer

2017 Guidebook to Nevada's State Legislators

2017 Legislative Briefing Book

2017 NICRP Bills Related to Children and Families

2016 Children's Report Card

Additional Children's Policy Priorities:

Early Education and Care Imperatives for Nevada -Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children 2017 Public Policy Agenda


2017 Venue / Directions

Nevada Legislative Building

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

Nevada Legislature Website:

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


Contact Us

Amanda Haboush-Deloye
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
Office: 702-895-1040 Cell: 702-217-3614

Denise Tanata Ashby
Children's Advocacy Alliance
Cell: 702-228-1869