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2018 Conservation Management Internship Program Field Journal, part 2

Over the next several weeks, Nebraska Children is sharing Field Journals highlighting experiences from Nebraska Children’s Conservation Management Summer Internship program. Building on last week’s blog, we pick up with Dakota Staggs and our group of youth from Native Futures as

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2018 Conservation Management Internship Program Field Journal, part 1

This summer, Beyond School Bells, a statewide partnership of Nebraska Children, worked with a coalition of partners to host its second annual summer internship program in conservation management. The program has multiple goals: to expose high school students to careers in the

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Nebraska Children hosts Your Money, Your Goals™ training

On March 27, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation hosted partners from across the state at the Nonprofit Hub in Lincoln for a training from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the Your Money, Your Goals™ financial empowerment toolkit. The Your

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Lift Up Sarpy County launches 100-Day Challenge

144,000 minutes, 2,400 hours, 100 days: that’s the amount of time that it can take to drastically transform the lives of vulnerable young people or families. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is committed to providing

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Changemakers to welcome Wes Moore as keynote speaker

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation’s annual Changemakers luncheon event is a wonderful opportunity to gather together each year and celebrate the good that’s been done in the past 12 months. This year’s event is especially significant because we’ll be celebrating

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Afterschool programming a concern for federal, local budgets

Proposed 2018-19 Federal Budget eliminates funding for afterschool  President Trump recently released his first federal budget proposal, in which he proposed elimination of the only dedicated source of federal funding for afterschool and summer programs, the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program.

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New team member, new initiative: Nathan Busch and the System of Care

Earlier this year, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation welcomed Nathan Busch to the team to serve as point person for implementing the state’s newly created System of Care. We recently had a conversation with Nathan to learn a little more

Posted in Cradle to career, Legislature, News and Events, Systems

Changemakers Spotlight: Victor Rivas Rivers

We’re eagerly anticipating this year’s Changemakers luncheon, not least because this year’s keynote speaker is author, social activist, and actor Victor Rivas Rivers! Learn a little more about Victor below, then be sure to join us September 12 to hear

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Governor Ricketts announces launch of System of Care

Coordinated access to mental and behavioral health services for families in need will become reality with the announcement that Nebraska will be implementing a System of Care through a new public-private partnership. At a press conference on April 5, Governor

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3rd Annual Prevention Picnic celebrates positive parenting

Details from the 3rd Annual Prevention Picnic

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