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Catching up with Beyond School Bells

Trying to track down Jeff Cole, Network Lead for Beyond School Bells, is not an easy task at the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation office in Lincoln. But when you look at everything the Beyond School Bells initiative has been

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Posted in Middle Childhood, News and Events

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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Posted in Cradle to career, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

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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Posted in Cradle to career, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Perfect Pour 2018 recap: 300+ “Come Together” for a good cause

On a cold, blustery Saturday in February, more than 300 guests were transported to 1960s London for the third annual Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefiting Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. This year’s event transformed the Slowdown in Omaha into

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2018 Legislative Day: What did GYAC do?

Written by GYAC members Ina Bhoopalam and Jennifer Wang On Friday, February 3, members of the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council (GYAC) arrived in Ashland, Nebraska, to participate in an immersive experience about government and leadership. What is Legislative Day? Legislative

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

A peek at the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council: What is it all about?

Written with GYAC members Tanya Wasson and Ina Bhoopalam Each year, members of the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council, or GYAC, come together for Legislative Days – a collaborative weekend gathering for GYAC and Connected Youth Initiative members to come together

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

Friends of Nebraska Children group celebrates another successful year

Last week, the Omaha group Friends of Nebraska Children came together to celebrate another year of supporting and championing Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. The group works hard throughout the year to organize service opportunities, host events, and pitch in

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