Community Opportunities

Upcoming Opportunities

Nevada P.S. The I Love You Postcard Exhibition

Call for Art, Poetry, or Haiku 

Nevadan’s ages 5 and up are invited to submit a handmade Nevada P.S. I Love You Postcard to the Nevada Humanities Exhibition Series in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Las Vegas Book Festival. Artists may submit up to 4 entries. The postcard project hopes to connect urban and rural communities and people across our state sharing with each other the things we love about Nevada. 

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2021.

Click below for more information about the project and how to register!

Nevada P.S. I Love You Postcard Project

Spark! Youth Poetry and Competition

Each year, Nevada Humanities and the Nevada Arts Council invite Clark County high school students to present three original poems to be judged by a panel of poets, authors, educators, and other community members. The Spark! Youth Poetry Competition takes place at the Las Vegas Book Festival in October. The top three students are selected as first, second, and third place winners. The Spark! Youth Poetry Competition is a joint program of Nevada Humanities and the Nevada Arts Council.

Student Submission Deadline: October 1, 2020

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Spark! Youth Poetry Competition

The SchoolHouse Connection Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program:

Provides scholarships to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program. It also assists youth with financial aid processes, mental health advocacy and referrals, professional legal advocacy and referrals, and assistance in locating and establishing local contacts for general support and services.

Requirements:

 -Applicants must have been born on or after Oct. 15, 2001.

 -Applicants must be entering college for the first time during the fall of 2022-2023 school year. This means that the application is for students who will be high school seniors in the fall of 2021; for those who are in GED programs; and for those who plan to take a gap year. Students who have college credit through high school programs are eligible.

 -Applicants must have experienced homelessness within the last six years.

 -Applicants must reside in the United States.

 -Undocumented students who meet these criteria are eligible.

Apply HERE: Scholarship Program | SchoolHouse Connection