Welcome to Nevada SSN

About the chapter

Nevada SSN focuses on connecting its members with policymakers, civic leaders, and journalists. We are passionate about public policies concerning education, public health, and criminal justice reform.

  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Inequality
  • Labor
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
Nevada State College
  • Education
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Civic Engagement
Nevada State College
  • Education
Nevada State College

Latest Contributions

Debunking Myths about Sex Work to Inform Wiser Public Policies

  • Barbara Gayle Brents

Why Nevada Needs the Nepantla Program and Others Like It

  • Leila Pazargadi
  • Christopher S. Harris

How to Help English Learners Succeed in School

  • Vanessa Mari

Latest in the News

Guest to discuss Sex Workers Say Anti-Trafficking Law Fuels Inequality on Marketplace Podcast, Barbara Gayle Brents, April 30, 2021.
"Dennis Hof: Showman and Sex Industry Modernizer," Barbara Gayle Brents, Opinion, The Nevada Indpendent, October 23, 2018.
"Nevada Brothels Need Reform, Not Prohibition ," Barbara Gayle Brents (with Sara J. Blithe), Voices | Opinion, Reno Gazette Journal, October 1, 2018.
Barbara Gayle Brents quoted on the language of workers’ rights and without backing up the rhetoric with data of her own along with prostitutes’ unions not only have very low membership, but can’t offer what most women want: economic alternatives to prostitution., "What’s the Right Way to Legalize Prostitution?" The New York Review, August 7, 2018.
Barbara Gayle Brents quoted on noticing that students in her classes worked in the sex industry and some were open about their work, others less so by Madeline Bishop, "Sex Work, Stigma, and Nuance" Public Health Post, January 30, 2018.

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