Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 5.0% in March, down from 5.1% in February. In the Las Vegas metro area, 1,300 jobs were added in March. Reno also added 1,300 jobs, and the statewide total was 5,400 jobs. Nevada has dropped in the rankings of states with the highest unemployment rates, now tied for fifth behind New Mexico, California and Alaska. Nevada has the highest job growth of any state over the past year at 9%. - KLAS
Frustrated flight attendants from Spirit Airlines are picketing in Las Vegas over what they are calling “mass cancellations” of flights that they say are creating havoc in their lives. The attendants picketed at Harry Reid International Airport. “With each meltdown, passengers and flight attendants, who are demanding better working conditions, are stranded, and flight attendants are left picking up the pieces and handling angry passengers while they themselves are stuck in airports overnight and oftentimes without hotel accommodations,” said a statement released regarding the pickets. - KLAS
Project 150 - Our mission is to offer support and services to homeless high school students in the Southern Nevada area so they can stay in school through graduation and build a successful future.
Assistance League of Las Vegas - ALLV is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of children through philanthropic programs in the Las Vegas community. Member volunteers are dedicated to ongoing support and a long-term presence in the community through hands-on involvement and innovative philanthropic programs.
The Shade Tree - Our mission is to provide safe shelter to abused and homeless women and women with children in crisis; as well as, offer life-changing services promoting stability, dignity, and self-reliance. No one should ever have to endure a state of homelessness, existing in fear for personal safety and without the means to meet even the most basic of human needs – food and shelter.
Goodie Two Shoes Foundation - The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation provides disadvantaged children and children in crisis with new shoes and socks, as well as other items deemed essential for good health and positive development.
22 Warriors Foundation - 22 warriors foundation is committed to addressing the issues that lie behind suicides, high risk behaviors, untreated mental illness and lack of resources. To raise awareness of this devastating epidemic and make 22 go to ZERO!
Strong Prison Wives & Families - Strong Prison Wives & Families seeks to enhance the lives of inmate supporters through programs designed to provide empowerment, education, and support; qualities we believe are essential to breaking the cycle of recidivism. Our mentoring program provides opportunities for dedicated, well-trained mentors to work with women who are willing to receive their support and guidance.
I’m Young and Empowered - I'm Young And Empowered, Inc. is dedicated to supporting equal access to quality educational opportunities and enrichment activities for Las Vegas Valley youth from economically disadvantaged households and under-resourced communities. We do this by providing youth enrichment scholarships and supplemental aid in support of educational activities, as well as referrals to resources for parents, guardians and teachers.
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance - The mission of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance is to change perceptions of fat and end size discrimination through advocacy, education, and support. We envision a culture where all fat people are free, celebrated, and liberated from every form of oppression.
SafeNest - Our mission is to provide comprehensive, collaborative, and innovative services for everyone affected by domestic and sexual violence while passionately working to end this shared epidemic. We not only provide a discreet, safe shelter for victims of abuse, but SafeNest is also the only nonprofit in the Valley to provide resources for batterers to address the cycle of abuse at the root.
Nevada Council on Problem Gambling - The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to generate awareness, promote education and advocate for quality treatment and support resources for problem gambling in Nevada. We are here to help you learn, understand, and find solutions that are right for you!
Join this activity to bring awareness on how to improve the quality of life for veterans with spinal cord injuries and diseases.
Local Hero Spotlight
Members can nominate a local hero for recognition on their local LoveJustice.com city page!
Anyone and everyone can make an impact, and at LoveJustice we believe that they deserve to be recognized for their good, necessary work!