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Hosted by: Terrell Daugherty | August 28, 2021 | 3:00 p.m.

711 Morgan Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106, USA

Low-income, first-generation college students, as well as disabled students, may receive federally funded assistance to complete high school, prepare for college, or pursue doctoral degrees through the TRIO programs provided by UNLV's department of academic advancement.

The programs, including Upward Bound, Educational Talent Search, Academic Support, and the Ronald E. McNair doctoral program, are funded by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

While student financial aid programs help students overcome financial barriers to trig education, TRIO programs help students overcome class, social, and cultural barriers.

TRIO programs help students develop the skills and acquire the knowledge necessary achieve educational success by offenng services such as tutoring, one-on-one academic counseling, and mentoring. The programs also provide students opportunities to experience college firsthand.

For more information about TRIO programs, call the academic advancement department at 895-4777, or stop by the office in the Student Services Complex, Room 143.

Youth Talk focuses on education with monthly workshops for teens, parents, guardians and those working with the youth community. We want to eliminate stigma, open up conversations about teens mental health and connect families to local resources.

These workshops are designed to empower parents and youth with a strength-based approach providing tools that promote connection, wellness and self-care in order to build resilience so that we are all better equipped to cope with stress and challenging situations.

Please join us for this uplifting event to help our youths understand the value of themselves and how they can learn to be productive young men and women in society.

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