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NyE Communities Coalition (NyECC) & Tri-Annual
The NyE Communities Coalition is building healthy communities across Nye, Esmeralda and Lincoln Counties and we welcome anyone interested in helping! The coalition is made up of individuals, organizations and agencies that are focused on joining together in cooperative and  collaborative efforts to increase prevention  services and opportunities.
 
Our mission is to work on creating opportunities for our youth and adults to be engaged in that are beneficial to their growth and wellbeing, and we work on diminishing those behaviors and barriers that limit health and wellness.
 
Join Our Coalition If you:


    • Live in Nye, Esmeralda or Lincoln County or work for an agency or organization that serves any or all of these counties

    • Are interested in building healthy communities by preventing alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse;

    • Want to improve individual health through physical fitness and good nutrition;
    • Would like to see an increase in educational attainment and employability and;
    • Want to remove barriers that limit access to  resources, then
 
We encourage everyone who is interested in building healthy communities and are concerned with the future of our youth to join NyECC. Please contact us and discover the worthwhile work that is being done with the collaboration and commitment of people and agencies in Nye, Esmeralda and Lincoln Counties.

 

WHEN: Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8:30-10:30 am

WHERE: Pahrump Community Library

                  701 East Street, Pahrump, NV 89048

 

 

Tri-Annual Meeting

The Tri-Annual Meeting is a NyE Communities Coalition Meeting plus a training.


WHEN: Meets during the months of February, June and October at 10:00-2:00 pm
WHERE: NyE Communities Coalition Multi-Purpose Room

                  1020 E. Wilson Road, Pahrump, NV 89048

               

 


Community Outreach Committee
This committee began life as the Emergency Poverty Committee but participants became aware that the needs went beyond just emergency needs and now consist of distinct areas of focus.


   • Working Poor looks at the short-term needs of the unemployed/underemployed
   • Systems Change/Transportation looks at changing the systems in our community to
help the homeless and unemployed/underemployed

 

Work by this committee resulted in Town Resolution No. 2010 which recognizes that there is an ongoing problem of poverty in the town of Pahrump and approving the actions of any and all community organization in their continuing actions to alleviate the problems related to the poverty in the town of Pahrump.

 

WHEN: Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am -1:30 pm

WHERE: 1061 E. 2nd St., Pahrump NV 89048
 

 


Holiday Task Force
The Holiday Task Force is a group of organizations and agencies that provide a no-cost community meal for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The purpose of combining is to reduce duplication of similar services. Over the course of meeting the task force agreed that the purpose would not only encompass the holiday season, but would also be a year-round on-going group. Recent history has demonstrated the need for such community meals with attendance ranging from 700-1,000.
 

WHEN: Meets about two months before Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

WHERE: NyE Communities Coalition Multi-Purpose Room

                 1020 E. Wilson Road, Pahrump, NV 89048
 


Assessment, Planning & Evaluation (APE)
The APE Committee is one of the most important committees of the coalition. The group is made up of active coalition members who have received extensive training on evaluation, community building and creating effective coalitions. The committee is responsible for defining and prioritizing the goals and objectives of the coalition.

 

WHEN: Meets on the Monday before the Coalition Meeting at 11:30 am-1:30 pm

               Committee meetings  are in January, March, May, July, September, November

WHERE: NyE Communities Coalition Multi-Purpose Room

                 1020 E. Wilson Road, Pahrump, NV 89048

 

 


Substances of Abuse Task Force (SATF)
The substances of Abuse task Force has increased the sharing of information, insight and understanding between agencies and organization in our community’s through focus groups, key leaders groups and committee meetings. Representatives of different sectors in the community share their data and knowledge and look for trends in drug/substance use and abuse by youth and adults in our community.

 

WHEN: Meets on the Monday before the Coalition Meeting at 11:30 am-1:30 pm

               Task Force meeting are in February, April, June, August, October, December

WHERE: NyE Communities Coalition Multi-Purpose Room

                 1020 E. Wilson Road, Pahrump, NV 89048
 


 
Youth Organization
NyECC’s Youth Organization or YO is a group of middle and high school  aged youth. They work together to find innovative ways to keep their youth peers away from drugs and tobacco use. Today the youth organization is still growing and participating in new events. Every year the youth expand their reach by creating new projects to educating the community on the harmful effect of drugs and tobacco.

 

WHEN: Meets as needed ahead of substance use and abuse events

WHERE: NyE Communities Coalition Multi-Purpose Room

                 1020 E. Wilson Road, Pahrump, NV 89048


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