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Camp Catch-Up spotlight: Seeking staff

In our last blog post, we told you about Camp Catch-Up, a special place where siblings who are separated by foster care placement can spend a weekend together canoeing, hiking, trying ropes courses, and more – all while rekindling their connections

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

Perfect Pour recap: #HavanaGoodTime supporting Nebraska Children

The second annual Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition transformed The Living Room at the Mastercraft in Omaha into pre-embargo 1950s Cuba, complete with live music, cigars, hand-crafted rum cocktails, and an auction of beautiful period 1950s Omaha photography. The main

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Posted in News and Events

March Connected Youth Initiative roundup

This month’s CYI roundup brings lots of Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) activity, site visits, and a renewed youth interest in legislation. Read on to see what we’ve been up to over the past month. National LEAP partners

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Posted in Legislature, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Legislative Day encourages civic engagement in youth

Nebraska’s highly accessible legislative process uniquely primes Nebraska to empower young adults as civically engaged citizens. On February 11-13, 19 youth from the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council (GYAC) and the Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) gathered to learn about and engage

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Posted in Legislature, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

February Connected Youth Initiative roundup

A new year means new challenges, victories, and efforts to make life better for Nebraska’s unconnected youth. Here’s what the CYI team has been up to lately. LEAP semester celebration Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) scholars from Omaha

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Posted in News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

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

October Connected Youth Initiative roundup

Here’s a look at what our Connected Youth Initiative programs have been up to in the past month. Victor Rivas Rivers shares his story with Project Everlast Omaha From a gang member sophomore year to class president senior year, Victor Rivas Rivers

Posted in News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood
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