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With the introduction of United Way of Southern Nevada's 2016-2021 Strategic Plan, five organizational values have been identified to help shape our work. In a series of blog posts, United Way staff members share these values and what they mean to them. Our Coalition Manager, Takiyah Butler shares how one of those values, collaboration, helps shape the future of our community.   Our community has...
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Related:
As a college student from humble means, I believe in the value of a quality education to transform a life.  I’m a graduating senior at UNLV studying Business Economics, and I am interning here at UWSN with the Social Innovation team. I am impressed by the quality of the people and programs here, and I get to add to it in a meaningful way. I’m thrilled that I am now contributing to a project aimed...
Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Related:
We are excited to welcome back Sarah J. McCrea, EMTP, RN, from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue to share an update on the Community Nurse Call Line, a collaboration between the Southern Nevada Health District, Nevada 2-1-1 and first response agencies to address the needs of our community through the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). A few months ago, I wrote about how the Southern Nevada Health...
Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016 Related:
With the introduction of United Way of Southern Nevada's 2016-2021 Strategic Plan, five organizational values have been identified to help shape our work. In a new series of blog posts, United Way staff members share these values and what they mean to them. Our Vice President of Finance, John Johnson ("JJ") shares our first value, integrity, and how it plays a role in his day to day work. As...
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 Related:
As part of our ongoing commitment to improving lives in our community, we are excited to welcome James Dzurenda, Director of the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), to share how the NDOC is introducing new data-driven programming to provide rehabilitation and help inmates avoid relapsing into criminal behavior. Prison is probably not the first thing to pop into your mind when you think about...
Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 Related:
As part of our ongoing commitment to health, we are excited to welcome Sarah J. McCrea, EMTP, RN, from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue to share how the Southern Nevada Health District is collaborating with Nevada 2-1-1 and first response agencies to address the needs of our community through the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). Southern Nevada is home to a large and diverse community. Our...
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 Related:

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