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Bringing a little extra “happy” to “happy birthday!”

For many of us, memories of our childhood birthdays include parties, gifts, and making a wish as we blew out the candles on a special cake, surrounded by our loved ones. Seems like a pretty typical birthday for a kid,

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A day dedicated to youth employment success

More than 40 people attended the 2nd Annual Youth Employment Community Capacity Building Event on June 16 at the Lincoln Community Foundation. Together, the group spent the day taking an honest look at the successes, barriers, and possibilities surrounding employment

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CYI panel members represent Nebraska well

For many, turning 22 means relaxing and having fun with friends. But for Rosetta Judd, a member of the Connected Youth Initiative Citizen Review Panel, it meant a trip to Arizona with fellow CYI-CRP members Raevin Bigelow, 21, and Lacey

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Helping at-risk youth in North Platte

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $200,000 over two years to the Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation on behalf of North Platte’s Families First Partnership (formerly known as the West Central Partnership-Children and Families Alliance). The funding will be used to

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Connected Youth Initiative in Grand Island/Kearney/Hastings

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $300,000 over two years to the Hall County Community Collaborative (H3C). The funding will be used to build a Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) system to serve young people in need across Hall, Adams,

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Southeast Nebraska’s plan to connect the unconnected

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $300,000 over two years to the Blue Valley Community Action Partnership (BVCA). The funding will be used to build a Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) to serve young people in need across Butler, Cass,

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Norfolk’s plans to serve vulnerable older youth with $300,000 grant from Nebraska Children

  Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $300,000 over two years to the Norfolk Area United Way on behalf of the Norfolk Family Coalition and the Social Innovation Sub-Committee. The funding will be used to build a Connected Youth

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