Southern Nevada Black Educators Initiative

Entrepreneur: Jordan Hankins

Founded: 2022

The Southern Nevada Black Educators Initiative (SNBEI) addresses ongoing teacher recruitment and retention issues in Nevada by exposing the community to the uplifting impact of teachers of color and investing in human capital. SNBEI provides a continuum of support and advocacy to Black preservice and in-service educators through professional development services, critical mentorship, intentional recruitment and retention strategies and legislative advocacy in their Amplifying Black Voices Community Outreach initiative.