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More Than a Mommy Issue: The Lack of Childcare in Nebraska Impacts Our Economy

According to Marti Beard, Associate Vice President of Early Childhood Programs at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, a lack of early childcare is more than just a mommy issue.

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More than a Memory: Looking Back at Changemakers and Forward to the Changes We’re Making

KETV’s Julie Cornell challenged us to picture a world without poverty.

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Posted in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Newly Released Interactive Map Puts Vital Community Data at Users’ Fingertips

ree, interactive tool, the Nebraska Community Opportunity Map, is now live, ensuring that policymakers and other stakeholders will have centralized, easy-to-navigate access to data that’s vital to making decisions about resource allocation, service delivery, emergency planning, city planning, and other critical functions.

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Carpooling with Communities: Driving Our Early Childhood Initiative Home

As working parents, we may feel conflicted by the time spent away from our children. Are they in good hands? Will they be engaged, not plopped in front of the TV? Are they happy? Do they miss us?  For parents

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More than a Meeting: NAIMH Reminds Us that Infant Mental Health is Important

The Nebraska Association of Infant Mental Health, NAIMH, is a diverse group of individuals and organizations that come together regularly to strategize on behalf of infant and early childhood mental health in Nebraska. Eleven members recently met at the Crane

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Rooted in Relationships Participates in First Early Childhood Mental Health Community of Practice

Whether you’re a parent, therapist, or caregiver, one thing is for sure: a child’s first relationships matter. Speaking of firsts, on September 16th, 2019, the first Early Childhood Mental Health Community of Practice took place on Nebraska Innovation Campus. This program

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Changemakers Pre-Party: Celebrating the People and Organizations Who Create Positive Change

What celebration doesn’t have a pre-party? In honor of our upcoming Changemakers celebration, we look back in gratitude at our community members that have facilitated positive change for Nebraska’s children and families. As we look back at these past few

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