An Eastsider's Perspective

(July 18, 2019)

Laurents Bañuelos-Benitez is a second-year graduate student in the College of Education and one of the students working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project in the UNLV Oral History Research Center, a part of the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. To date, the project has collected more than 100 oral histories from Latinx residents in Southern Nevada and raised nearly $240,000 in external funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, MGM Resorts, the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, NV Energy, Mark and Marianne Haley, and other individual and corporate donors.

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