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2nd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Picnic

Let’s celebrate positive parenting and close out Child Abuse Awareness Month with the 2nd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Picnic. Saturday, April 25 11 am-2 pm The Railyard | Lincoln’s Haymarket Join us for family-friendly music and fun with the String

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Scaling up: Expanding What Works to create more change for more children

By Mary Kate Gulick, Vice President Everyone loves a new idea. An untested innovation. Something that no one has ever done before. Really, it’s only human nature. But in the business of social change, this fixation on breaking new ground may do more harm than good. The

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Panhandle Partnership honored at UpPour

At UpPour 2014, The Panhandle Partnership for Health and Human Services received the Mike Yanney Community Award for their powerful work on behalf of Western Nebraska’s children and families over the last 15 years. Founded in 1998, the Panhandle Partnership is

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2014 Prevention Summit brings together statewide leaders

On Friday, November 14, leaders from state government, human services organizations and private philanthropy convened in Lincoln to discuss strategies for more effective child abuse prevention at the annual Prevention Summit. The theme of Friday’s event was promoting healthy relationships

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UpPour heads west to celebrate the Panhandle’s children’s champions

UpPour is Nebraska Children’s annual fundraiser and celebration of children’s champions. This year, we brought the party to Gering, in Nebraska’s Panhandle to honor two powerful forces on behalf of children – Senator John Harms and The Panhandle Partnership for

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Nebraska Children raises $1,900+ at Dunkin’ Donuts grand opening!

Two great things happened today. First, Lincoln got its first Dunkin’ Donuts store at 27th and Old Cheney, giving our capital city access to some dynamite coffee and treats. To make things even better, the store’s owner, Bryce Bares of

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York Child Well Being conversations

Key community stakeholders in York recently met with Nebraska Children to begin the process of becoming a Child Well Being Community. This process, which starts with a thorough analysis of child well being data and a service array assessment, would

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August proclaimed Parental Involvement Month

In a ceremony on August 13, 2014, Governor Dave Heineman and First Lady Sally Ganem proclaimed August to be Parental Involvement Month. “Working together, parents and teachers can maximize students’ strengths and reinforce each other’s efforts to help children succeed

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Collective Impact 101: Training for Nebraska’s communities

  Nebraska Children partnered with The Peter Kiewit Foundation, The Sherwood Foundation, the Iowa West Foundation and the Lincoln Community Foundation to bring FSG to Nebraska to train on Collective Impact. What’s Collective Impact and who’s FSG? Collective Impact is

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The mothers of child advocacy in the U.S.

By Christie Rohe When it comes to advocating for the best interest of children, no one has played a more critical role than women. This week, in honor of Mother’s Day, we’d like to pay homage to some of the

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