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Rising Hope Festival Replay

Rising Hope Replay.

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here for healing. here for each other.

Rising Hope is a free virtual festival to hear celebrities, experts and peers talk about mental health and HOPE – especially during the stresses of COVID-19!

drop in and hear from:

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys

Randy Couture

Jeff Civillico

Andre Agassi

Darren Waller of the Las Vegas Raiders

Cynthia Germanotta of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Elizabeth Hunterton, Former Miss Nevada & Author

Teens talking to teens

And more!

The Rising Hope Festival begins at 10am with a welcome from Hope Means Nevada Co-Chairs Julie Murray & Mary Ann Mele  and Teen Committee Co-Chairs Caroline & Lauren Edgeworth.

(times are approximate)

10:00am

Am I OK? Let's Talk About It

Jeff Civillico & Valerie Almirola

Children's Cabinet
Spotlight Nonprofit

Ray and Paul Holmberg

Hope Means Nevada Teen Committee
Welcome and Conversation with Cyrell Roberson

Randy Couture
UFC Fighter

Cynthia Germanotta – Lady Gaga's Mother
Born This Way Foundation

Alex Aide
Born This Way Foundation

NAMI
Spotlight Nonprofit

Joyce Bosen
Trauma Recovery Yoga

Positively Arts
Spotlight Nonprofit

Sponsor Video: Compassionate LV

11:00am

Do My Family and Friends Really Care?

Jeff Civillico & Will Haley

Adam's Place
Spotlight Nonprofit

Veterans Mental Health
Spotlight Nonprofit

Sponsor Video: Raiders

ChloA Watson

Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend

Jeanette Schneider

Chrystal McKinley
The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada

Positively Arts
Spotlight Nonprofit

Elizabeth Hunterton

NAMI
Spotlight Nonprofit

Will Haley

Jeff Timmons

Demelle Cooley
Slam Poet

Sponsor Video: NV Energy

12:00pm

What Do I Say When I'm Worried About A Family Member or Friend? 

Senator Dondero Loop announces Rising Hope Grant Recipients

CCSD School Counselors
Spotlight Nonprofit

Ciena Prenger

Find Your Anchor
Spotlight Nonprofit

Mendi Baron
Ignite Teens

Kristina Cullinane
LV Raiderettes

SafeSpace Teen Panel

Isabella Spann

NAMI
Spotlight Nonprofit

Positively Arts
Spotlight Nonprofit

Nick Carter
Back Street Boys

Sponsor Video: Subaru Las Vegas

1:00pm

There Is Hope For All of Us. Let's Spread The Word

UNLV School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Spotlight Nonprofit

Clint Holmes & Asia McCoy

Positively Arts
Spotlight Nonprofit

Crisis Support Services of NV
Spotlight Nonprofit

Urban Lotus Project
Spotlight Nonprofit

Shane Hnidy
Former NHL Player

Tracy McGee

Ryan Brunty

Gabrielle Martinez
Actress and Singer

Darren Waller
Las Vegas Raiders

Sponsor Video: SilverSummit Health Plan

Closing Remarks

Pato Banton
'Love is the Greatest Thing in the World'

Rising Hope Sun
Anthem

Anthem

Bank of America

Bank of America

Compassionate Las Vegas

Compassionate Las Vegas

Hightower Las Vegas

Hightower Las Vegas

JGS Group

JGS Group

Las Vegas Raiders

Las Vegas Raiders

NV Energy Foundation

NV Energy Foundation

Nevada Department of Health & Human Services

Nevada Department of Health & Human Services

R&R Partners Foundation

R&R Partners Foundation

Silversummit Healthplan

Silversummit Healthplan

Subaru

Subaru

The Charity Gurus

The Charity Gurus

The Problem Gambling Center

The Problem Gambling Center

Zappos for Good

Zappos for Good