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Department of Justice Invites You to a Community Meeting

Dear Nevada Children, Families, Providers, and Advocates, The U.S. Department of Justice invites you to a Community Meeting about the ongoing DOJ investigation into the State of Nevada’s services for children with behavioral health conditions. The meeting will take place via Zoom…

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Juneteenth Statement From Nevada PEP

One year ago, Nevada PEP publicly pledged its solidarity with the Black Community. Since that time, we have consciously increased the number of parent resources about race and racism, expanded training for our staff, and further infused our advocacy efforts…

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Nevada Receives $110,000 to Seed ABLE Accounts

Nevada has received $110,000 to seed the first-in-the-nation ABLE Accounts program created by AB62. The funds will help provide Nevadans with disabilities opportunities for financial independence through tax-advantaged savings accounts that can fund disability expenses. Click here to read more…

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Findlay Automotive Group Discusses Nevada PEP Anti-bullying Programs on Channel 13 News

Source: KTNV Las Vegas

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Nevada PEP Stands In Solidarity With The Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Nevada PEP is appalled and saddened by the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans in Atlanta, and we stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Our deepest condolences to those who lost their loved ones in…

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Nevada Under Federal Investigation Related to Treatment of Children With Behavioral Issues

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Nevada Investigated by the Department of Justice The Department of Justice is investigating the State of Nevada. The complaint filed by the Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center is looking into whether Nevada unnecessarily relies on…

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Intersections Between Race and Disability

Source: Disability and Philanthropy Forum Reading on Racism and Ableism Autism and Race, a website maintained by Lydia X. Z. Brown Disability and Access, Showing Up for Racial Justice Curated pieces connected to racism and disability from Alice Wong’s Disability Visibility…

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Districts Still Have Obligations to Disabled Nevada Students

By Karen Taycher and Tamika Shauntee (Special to the Review- Journal) Forty-five years ago, on Nov. 29, 1975, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law. As we celebrate this milestone, students who receive special education services…

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Nevada PEP Receives Donation From 3 Degree Guarantee Program

Nevada PEP is honored to have been selected for the “3 Degree Guarantee” program for the month of October! Nevada PEP Board Chairman Bryce Loveland accepted the donation of $2,100 on News 3 Las Vegas from Goettl Air Conditioning and…

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In Loving Memory Of Terri Hall Peltier

The Nevada PEP family is grieving the loss of a very special lady, Terri Hall Peltier, board member and friend for over 15 years. Terri was an amazing educator who dedicated her life to students. Her expertise and experience lead…

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