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Programs

Leadership Nevada

Leadership Nevada is an innovative community leadership development program launched by the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce through its community foundation to train and inspire new leaders to serve Southern Nevada’s diverse public and private sectors. Leadership Nevada has been made possible through a U.S. Small Business Administration grant secured with the support of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. 2011 is Leadership Nevada’s first year. Participation in the first Leadership Nevada conference series will be limited to 100. The first 100 participants will enjoy the satisfaction of being the foundation for a rich educational program that will grow in prestige over the coming years. Leadership Nevada is a project of the Latin Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation (LCCCF), a 501(c)(3) organization. Contact Maite Salazar at (702) 951-9454, for more information.

Health Insurance Plan

With the ever changing complexity of the Health Insurance Market and it’s required compliance issues, it is important to have a professional resource in your corner. National Healthcare Access, Inc. is that professional. Your Chamber membership brings you access to a competitive and comprehensive group health insurance plan exclusive to members with guaranteed rates and individualized in accordance with your firm’s requirements. Our program provides a choice of 4 plans: Major Medical, Dental, Vision and optional Life insurance. For more information and guidance on quoting, implementing and managing a Health Plan Benefit Program for your employees, contact National Healthcare Access directly at (702) 617-1777.

Latin Chamber Amigo

A Latin Chamber Amigo is highly visible, prestigious volunteer who serve as the Chamber's primary liaison to new Chamber members. Considered the goodwill arm of the Chamber, The Latin Chamber Amigo committee plays an essential role in member's recruitment, communication and retention. Each Amigo is charged with conveying member needs, questions and concerns to Chamber staff, keeping our Chamber in line with our members' desires. Upon their appointment, each Amigo makes a commitment to build lasting relationships with the membership, particularly new Chamber members, in order to build a loyal, committed membership base that will continue to support, participate with and invest in the Chamber and our community. If you are interested in serving as an Amigo, fill out the Amigo Program Form.

Minority Business Enterprise Coalition

The purpose of Minority Business Enterprise Coalition (MBEC) is to facilitate business opportunities and market share growth for minority business enterprises (MBE) through the interaction of corporate members and advocate organizations. MBEC strives to be an organization providing best-in-class advocacy, education, technical assistance and training for MBE growth and development, along with promoting equal access to opportunities throughout Nevada. MBEC seeks to achieve this by addressing the needs of corporate advocates and MBEs through evaluation, education, training and development. It provides effective leadership targeted at promoting successful corporate/MBE relationships that ensure business opportunities for MBEs. In addition to the affinity program, MBEC provides a series of seminars and workshops focusing on business management classes such as, business strategies, financial accountability, and management techniques, giving our minority contractors the knowledge and expertise needed to engage and negotiate with major corporations. A grant is awarded to those who complete the training program that will be used to fund the MBEC certification. For more information, contact Leonard Hamilton at (702) 382-9522.

Nevada Adult Day Health Care Centers

Do you need help caring for your elderly or disabled loved ones while you work? Nevada Adult Day Health Care Centers @ Arturo Cambeiro Senior Center (NADHC@ACSC) is specially designed to meet the needs of your elderly or disabled loved one. NADHC@ACSC is an organized program of services during the day in a group setting for the purpose of supporting the personal independence of older adults and promoting their social, physical and emotional well-being. Health services are available for your loved range from Registered Nurses to monitor their health daily including medication management, Physicians, Podiatrist, Licensed Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapists and even a Board Certified Music Therapist. Convenient Services for your loved one include home cook meals, transportation to and from your home, scheduled daily activities, professional entertainment weekly, arts and crafts, socialization and daily exercises to keep their minds active. Our Clients enjoy hair and nail care, healing effects of music by a certified music therapist weekly, karaoke and dancing. For your loved ones safety and your peace of mind, NADHC@ACSC staff is professionally trained to provide the finest personal care for your loved one with a structured daily routine of support and encouragement. We take pride in meeting all of our Client’s individual needs with love and respect in order for them to live independent meaningful lives in order for them to prolong their autonomy and preserve their dignity. For more information, please contact Arturo Cambeiro Senior Center at (702) 384-3746.

BUSINESS CONSULTING

Business Consulting Services are available at the Latin Chamber of Commerce. The LCC can assist you and your organization in reaching the Hispanic-Latino market in outhern Nevada. Take advantageof our experienced staff to help position yourself for success.

Services are also available for start-ups looking for general information about opening a business in Southern Nevada. For More information, call Carlos Gomez (702) 385-7367

Adult and Dislocated Workers Program

Prepares Adult and Dislocated Workers for jobs in high demand sectors. The Latin Chamber Foundation’s Adult Employment and Training Program provides employment readiness and training in the following employment sectors: 1) Clean Energy, 2) Manufacturing, 3) Aerospace and Defense, 4) Logistics and Operations, 5) Health and Medical Services, and 6) Business and Medical IT Ecosystems. The Foundation has aligned its efforts with Governor’s Economic Plan for the Nevada, which has identified these areas as key sectors with promise for growth in Nevada. The Foundation unemployed persons who lack the work readiness and training in these fields to gain new skills and abilities in order to achieve access to these career fields. On the Job Training is one of our most effective tools to help unemployed Nevadans to return to work. Occupational Training in areas including truck driving, HVAC, phlebotomy, medical assistant and several other high demand areas is another key tool in combating unacceptably high unemployment in our community—especially among minority, poor and non-English proficient populations who comprise a large portion of the people we help. For more information, contact the Latin Chamber Foundation at (702) 385-7368.

WIA Youth Employment Programs

Helping WIA eligible 14 through 21 year olds with work readiness and work experiences. The Latin Chamber Foundation’s Youth Access Programs provide employment readiness and training in the following employment sectors: 1) Clean Energy, 2) Manufacturing, 3) Aerospace and Defense, 4) Logistics and Operations, 5) Health and Medical Services, and 6) Business and Medical IT Ecosystems. The Foundation has aligned its efforts with Governor’s Economic Plan for the Nevada, which has identified these areas as key sectors with promise for growth in Nevada, and is committed to helping youth prepare for and enter the jobs of tomorrow. The Foundation intends to help Southern Nevada youth who lack the work readiness, work experience and training in these fields to gain new skills and abilities in order to achieve access to these career fields. Work readiness is attained through intensive instruction focusing on hard and soft employment skills such as dress, punctuality, resume preparation, interviewing skills, educational readiness and application completion. Placing youth in work experiences with partner employers is a key strategy to combat the unacceptably high school dropout and youth unemployment rates in our community—especially among minority, poor and non-English proficient populations who comprise a large portion of the people we help. For more information, contact the Latin Chamber Foundation at (702) 385-7368.