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.
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…
KETV’s Julie Cornell challenged us to picture a world without poverty.
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.
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…
“Thrive” is a word we use a lot here at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, especially in October. Our 2019 Changemakers keynote speaker, Michael Bonner said in a recent interview, “I don’t want to survive. I want to thrive.” During the Young Families Thrive Summit on…
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Nebraska stakeholders; including community organizations, youth practitioners, and young adult leaders; gathered in Omaha for a two-day workshop hosted and facilitated by Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed. This workshop focused on building the strengths of young people through a…