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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

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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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

Nebraska Children’s Connected Youth Initiative hosts Hackathon event to #HackFosterCare

On the morning of October 30, more than 100 people gathered together to launch something truly special: a 24-hour Hackathon. So what the heck is a Hackathon? A Hackathon is an event in which coders, hackers, and developers meet to engage in collaborative

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Posted in News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

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

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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Posted in Teen/Early Adulthood

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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Posted in Teen/Early Adulthood
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