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Blog // Connect Nevada

Public Computer Centers Help Fight Nevada’s War on Unemployment

By Lindsey Niedzielski

In Las Vegas, an area 73% of Nevadans call home, unemployment rates are almost 14%. That reality is leading organizations like the Las Vegas Urban League to help the community by getting people back to work. As a recipient of a Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grant totaling $4.68 million, Las Vegas Urban league has opened 31 public computing centers at various locations throughout Las Vegas and Henderson. The Nevada Public Computer Centers in Clark County are currently open to the public and offer free computer and Internet access. Starting Sept. 12, a free job readiness program will also be offered. This program, offered in...

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