“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ― Ani DiFranco

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A major component to a successful economy is its community. In Southern Nevada, residents have access to a wide variety of cultures and educational opportunities, while also experiencing a low cost of living.

Community Measures from the Interactive Sustainability Report

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Organizations working on community in Southern Nevada:

The mission of the Clark County School District: “All students progress in school and graduate prepared to succeed and contribute in a diverse global society.”

“Our mission is for UNLV’s diverse faculty, students, staff, and alumni promote community well-being and individual achievement through education, research, scholarship, creative activities, and clinical services.”

“CSN is committed to:
Exceptional Learning Environments, which integrate career and liberal arts education, to shape well-rounded, engaged citizens, employees, and community leaders. Developing Solution-Oriented Strategies to help students overcome barriers to educational access and success.”

“At Nevada State College, excellence fosters opportunity. Excellence in teaching leads to innovative, technology-rich learning opportunities that promote the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.”

“Mission: To combat commercial sexual exploitation of children in Nevada with a trauma-informed and victim-centered approach.”

“The vision of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is to be the safest community in America. The mission of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is to partner with the community to provide outstanding service and protection through prevention, innovation and leadership.”

“The purpose of the Henderson Police Department is to enhance the quality of life by working in partnership with the public within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, and provide a safe community.”

“The Mission of the North Las Vegas Police Department is to enforce state, federal, and local laws within the framework of the constitution. We encourage the involvement of the community to assist in holding accountable those that commit crimes.”

The mission of Nevada Highway Patrol: “To promote safety on Nevada Highways by providing law enforcement traffic services to the motoring public.”