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Recent Statistics for CYI’s 3-Year Implementation of LEAP Show Success in Leaps and Bounds

Can we count the ways initiatives help #youth who confront major life struggles, including #fostercare, juvenile justice experience, and homelessness? Can we assist unconnected young people on a path to success? Are there statistics to prove it?

It turns out, yes. The results are in! This data reaffirms our Connected Youth Initiative drives results, and that the LEAP initiative continues to be a success.

Read on to see how LEAP has exhibited recent and ongoing success.

Posted in News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Prevention Begins with Connection: Looking Back at the Get Connected 2019 Nebraska Afterschool Conference

Prevention begins with connection. In place of problems, community leaders start solving issues by stopping them. Kids and youth need to feel connected to each other, their community, and their passions to stay out of trouble and remain motivated. And

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

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

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

Posted in Early Childhood, News and Events

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

Posted in Early Childhood, News and Events

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

Posted in Early Childhood, News and Events
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