Priorities & Initiatives

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The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE targets specific community needs, with a goal of making Las Vegas a national leader in four areas: Livability, Innovation, Future and Education.

All Mayor’s Fund programs are sourced and vetted by city staff to ensure they are aligned to city priorities, effectively leverage community resources, and have the potential to produce measurable results.

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The Courtyard Ending Homelessness

Supporting the path to independence for the 6,000+ individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Southern Nevada.

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Strong Start Academies

Giving children a “Strong Start” to Kindergarten through high quality early childhood education.

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Public Art

Public Art has the power to convene a community to create, reflect and take action.

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Youth Sports Initiative

Expanding youth sports so more children can build their leadership skills, experience teamwork and improve their health and wellbeing.

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Las Vegas Book Festival

The Las Vegas Book Festival is Southern Nevada's premier literary event.

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Strong Future Las Vegas Youth Employment Program

Partnering with employers to develop Las Vegas’ emerging workforce and the leaders of tomorrow.

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ConnectHome

Connecting more families to opportunity by bridging the digital divide.

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Corporate Challenge

Corporate Challenge is the annual “mini-Olympics” for Southern Nevada businesses.

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Summer Learning Academies

Preventing the ‘summer slide’ through fun, academic-based programming that keeps students learning and safe through the summer.

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ReInvent Schools

ReInvent Schools serve as community hubs for supporting the success of students and families.

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