Strengthening Youth Civic Engagement in Nevada

Strengthening Youth Civic Engagement in Nevada By Oni B. One of the goals of Nevada95 is to strengthen youth civic engagement in Nevada. There are several models and lots of research on best practices and strategies for engaging young people. In October, Nevada95 hosted a webinar where community members learned about some of this research […]

Bursting Bubbles

Bursting Bubbles By Luis Soto Jr. Not everyone was able to experience the outside world every day. Those who did were our essential workers. As they experienced the pandemic firsthand, we were in the dark, living life inside a bubble, watching from windows or from screens. We would look from different points of view captured […]

Health and Wellness During the Pandemic

Health and Wellness During the Pandemic By Oni Boulware On the last day of school, I was asked by my teacher to reflect on how each of us had felt this past year. The following emotions flooded into my mind without any filter: lethargic, inconvenient, isolated, stressful, and distraught. Lethargic. I am an athlete. Prior […]

From the classroom to the Legislature, Reno teenager champions solutions to end “period poverty”.

Learn about how a Young Woman from Reno, turned a classroom assignment into a nonprofit and became the driving force behind tackling Nevada’s ‘Period Poverty’ in schools. 📚 This article highlights the importance of passing AB224 which proposes that public schools make feminine hygiene products available for free in middle school and high school bathrooms. […]

Helping Nevada’s young women should be a legislative priority.

We are proud to bring attention to this article by our very own Steering Committee Member Oniana Boulware. 📖 This article highlights the importance of passing AB224 which proposes that public schools make feminine hygiene products available for free in middle school and high school bathrooms. ✊🏽 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/helping-nevadas-young-women-should-be-a-legislative-priority This opinion piece was originally published by […]

Building Blocks to Support Youth Leadership in Nevada

Building Blocks to Support Youth Leadership in Nevada In addition to being the leaders of tomorrow, young people can be catalytic leaders for today. This capacity has become increasingly evident in the past few years, as youth leaders have prompted civil discussion and constructive policy change across the country. The potential of youth leadership has […]

Introducing Nevada95

Introducing Nevada95 Our Project U.S. Route 95 runs right through the soul of Nevada. Reaching down from Oregon, the longest highway in our state connects us – as it runs through Reno, into our capital Carson City, and makes its way south through desert to reach the Las Vegas valley. Like the highway from which […]