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Nevada League’s Krysten Clark is working on LYVEF’s latest project, November2nd

The November 2nd campaign will engage 50,000 new voters online to vote in the upcoming General Election. A co-branded project of 99problems, November2nd is featured throughout the blogosphere on sites like HipHopDX and JENESIS Magazine through a series of innovative and fun widgets.

Krysten is busy conducting interviews with music artists in the hip hop community, celebrities, tastemakers and grassroots heroes about the importance of voting in the upcoming general election.

Stay tuned to November2nd

Netroots Nation

The fifth annual gathering of Netroots Nation took place in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22 – July 25 at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and Nevada state director Krysten Clark, along with E.D. Rob Biko Baker, got in on the action.

Krysten spoke on the panel Youth Resurgence: Engaging a New Generation of Voters.

Netroots Nation included panels led by national and international experts; identity, issue and regional caucuses; prominent political, issue and policy-oriented speakers; a progressive film screening series; and the most concentrated gathering of progressive bloggers to date.

Nevada League Storms Offices of Senator Harry Reid on Earth Day

Nevada state director, Krysten Clark, and LYVEF volunteers, went to the offices of Senator Harry Reid on Earth Day to discuss our youth agenda. They met with Public Lands/Energy Outreach Representative, Sara Moffatt, to talk about green jobs, youth employment, the PROMISE Act and the DREAM Act.

Nevada League Table Event at Andre Agassi Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas

As a part of the “Numbers Don’t Lie” Census campaign, Krysten Clark and Carey Jenkins set up a table at the Andre Agassi Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas, and spoke with young people about the importance of the Census.

There was food, entertainment and games, and LYVEF gave away t-shirts, bumper stickers and pins. The event was successful and many residents pledged to fill out there Census forms.

Throughout the “Number’s Don’t Lie” census campaign, the Nevada League will be at the Andre Agassi Boys & Girls Club promoting awareness.

Nevada League Appears on Las Vegas Rocks Radio Station

Krysten Clark and Carey Jenkins of Atlanta were guests on LVRocks radio station “The Word” talking about the Census. LVRocks is live internet radio straight from the streets of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nevada League Speaks to Young People at William U. Pearson Community Center

Krysten Clark and Carey Jenkins of Atlanta spoke to young people at the William U. Pearson Community Center, a project of the Las Vegas Urban League, about the importance of the Census. The William U. Pearson Community Center offers programs for employment, community economic development, youth initiatives and education, and health and wellness.

Nevada League Hosts “Numbers Don’t Lie” Census Panel Discussion

Nevada League’s Krysten Clark facilitated a panel discussion at West Las Vegas Library on March 15 about the Census and its impact on the communities of Las Vegas and greater Nevada area.

Speakers at the panel discussion included Diane Ireland, the African American partnership specialist for the United States Census Bureau, Aggie Ureno, the Latino partnership specialist for the United States Census Bureau, County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly (pictured above), Las Vegas Ward 5 Councilman, Ricki Y. Barlow (pictured above), Anthony Springer Jr., District Representative for the Office of Congresswoman Dina Titus and Dina Neal of the NAACP Education Committee (pictured above).

Introducing Krysten Clark


Las Vegas, NV – In, LYVEF began investing resources into local organizers who focus on economic and social justice issues, as well as nonpartisan voter registration, GOTV, election protection and election administration. Krysten Clark was hired on in February as our Nevada State Based Representative to ramp-up our civic engagement and Census activities.

Krysten Clark is a journalist for TheWellVersed. Her work has also appeared on Black Entertainment Television/BET Centric, HipHopDX, JENESIS Magazine and the Las Vegas-Review Journal. Krysten currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a student at Colorado State University pursuing a degree in Public Management.