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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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Changemakers to welcome Wes Moore as keynote speaker

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation’s annual Changemakers luncheon event is a wonderful opportunity to gather together each year and celebrate the good that’s been done in the past 12 months. This year’s event is especially significant because we’ll be celebrating

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Legislative Day encourages civic engagement in youth

Nebraska’s highly accessible legislative process uniquely primes Nebraska to empower young adults as civically engaged citizens. On February 11-13, 19 youth from the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council (GYAC) and the Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) gathered to learn about and engage

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UpPour 2013 Recap

This year’s UpPour attendees came to support our mission of improving the lives of Nebraska’s children, and to honor this year’s award recipients. But they got more than they bargained for. The 175+ guests stepped into an enchanted garden when

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