Las Vegas, NV Focus
It's time to take action to get our country back on track! No more complaining and then not voting, no more whining and then not working to do something about it. This is a group for people who want to help bring about real change in Nevada and across the nation.
Meets 2nd Monday of each month, 7:00 PM at Panera Bread at 2235 Village Walk Dr in Henderson, NV.
Las Vegas Alternative Energy Group: Whether you want to inform yourself or are a Pro, Discuss various forms of energy procuration, why it makes sense for the community, the world and, of course, your pocket book!
NAACP Las Vegas:
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
Las Vegas Headquarters:
3340 S. Topaz Street,
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Tel: (702) 638-1300
Fax: (702) 369-1342
Southern Nevada Stonewall Democratic Club
P O Box 72858
Las Vegas, Nevada 89170-2858
For more info: http://sdcsncontact.blogspot.com/
LAS VEGAS DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA: Las Vegas Democracy For America is working to build our membership, register new voters, work to see our votes are protected and help elect Progressive Democrats at every level.
Our goal is to create a vibrant, unified Democratic Party in our counties and state. In addition work with other states to promote unity and take back our country in 2008. Sign up here to help.
The Nevada Young Activist Project (NYAP)
The Nevada Young Activist Project (NYAP) was developed as part of PLAN’s commitment to nurturing and supporting the lead- ership development of our state’s youth. NYAP’s vision is to aid the development of an educated and respected youth community that works towards the goals of social justice, willingly takes action and is able to achieve positive changes in our community in order to create accessible pathways to engage the democratic process and to reverse underrepresentation of their communities.
* Recruit young activists and educate them in public policy making and the political system as a whole
* Provide local youth with the necessary tools to become leaders in their community
* Develop and continue nurturing an active base that— with comprehensive access to opportunities and resources—actively, continuously and successfully takes direct action within the progressive movement
* Develop and nurture a base of able and non-able voters that share our values/goals/ vision and can effectively mobilize them during the electoral cycle
* Deepen young people's commitment to civic engagement through voter registration and "Get Out the Vote" activities
Check out the NYAP Brochure to see our list of trainings with descriptions.
NYAP members participate in a variety of issues ranging from environmental work, immigration to homeless advocacy. Please contact the local Las Vegas PLAN office to get more information:
732 S. 6th Street, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Contact the office.
And for those who like to combine social events with politics, here are the Drinking Liberally groups in the Las Vegas area:
Northwest Las Vegas
* Every Thursday, 6:30 pm onward
* Tenaya Creek Restaurant & Brewery, 3101 N. Tenaya Way
* Hosted by Betsy Meinhold, lasvegas (at) drinkingliberally.org
* Every Tuesday, 7:00 pm onward
* The Gin Mill, 2561 Windmill Parkway (SE corner Windmill Parkway & Pecos)
* Hosted by David Black-Downes and Karen Kostoff, henderson (at) drinkingliberally.org