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Facebook competition highlights importance of parent engagement

Earlier this spring, a handful of Omaha middle schoolers earned the opportunity to travel to California to attend Facebook’s Engineer for the Week Achievement Summit at the company’s headquarters. The team of three students came from the Boys & Girls

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Posted in Cradle to career, Middle Childhood, News and Events

A handy guide to this year’s Community Giving Days

Spring has sprung, the school year is drawing to a close – and our local Community Giving Days are back! This year, Omaha Gives! takes place on May 22 and Give to Lincoln Day is May 30. Community giving events like these are amazing

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Perfect Pour 2019: A toast to the 1940s

Not even the cold wind or the threat of rain could keep attendees away from this year’s Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition! The fourth-annual event, which took place on Saturday, March 9, invited partygoers to transport back in time to

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Metro youth explore alternative career paths at Non-Traditional Career Fair

For many young people, a four-year college degree is out of reach due to family obligations or financial restrictions. With that in mind, a collaborative group of service providers in Douglas, Sarpy, and Pottawattamie Counties came together to host a

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

Legislative Days 2019 encourages civic engagement in young people

More than 50 young people from across the state gathered for the Nebraska Children’s annual Legislative Days at Camp Carol Joy Holling in February to learn about the legislative process and voice their opinions on bills before the legislature. The

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

Breaking the cycle through Bring Up Nebraska

Article written by Lee Rettig, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Reprinted with permission. Matthew Wallen, director of DHHS’ Division of Children and Family Services, recently helped mark one year of Bring Up Nebraska, the community collaborative organization that

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Changemakers 2018 celebrates the power of prevention

October 23 was a day of laughter, empathy, and inspiration as nearly 500 people gathered at the Embassy Suites in La Vista to reflect on the progress made in the past year for vulnerable children and families in Nebraska. The

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