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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

More details on the Connected Youth Initiative

What happened? The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded a Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grant so that the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. The grant will be used to expand a successful model to rural communities across the

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SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND GRANT WILL BRING $15 MILLION TO RURAL NEBRASKA

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation today announced that it will receive a grant from the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) to expand services to unconnected young people in rural Nebraska. The SIF grant – one of the largest ever given to

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Project Everlast Councils Celebrate Foster Youth Awareness Month

This May, Project Everlast youth councils across the state held events to celebrate Foster Youth Awareness Month. Here are just a few of the outstanding events that the young people put together. LINCOLN The Lincoln council held a hot dog

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Feedback from the Field: PALS puts a young woman back on the right track

The PALS Program (Preparation for Adult Living Services) helps at-risk young people transition to a successful adulthood. Managed by the Central Plains Center for Services and funded by Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, PALS has helped the youth it serves make

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NET spotlights foster youth and education

NET’s series The State of Education in Nebraska has covered multiple educational topics since it began – STEM in schools, out-of-school learning, early childhood interventions, among others. On Monday night, the station recorded its latest installment about how to address

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Feedback from the Field: PALS helps a youth find permanence

The PALS Program (Preparation for Adult Living Services) helps at-risk young people transition to a successful adulthood. Managed by the Central Plains Center for Services and funded by Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, PALS has helped the youth it serves make

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