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Facebook competition highlights importance of parent engagement

Earlier this spring, a handful of Omaha middle schoolers earned the opportunity to travel to California to attend Facebook’s Engineer for the Week Achievement Summit at the company’s headquarters. The team of three students came from the Boys & Girls

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Posted in Cradle to career, Middle Childhood, News and Events

ELO Success in Omaha

Collective For Youth, an organization based in Omaha, is doing an outstanding job working with the Omaha Public School district to bring high-quality Expanded Learning Opportunities (afterschool and summer programming) to 29 schools. Students receive healthy meals, strategic individualized tutoring,

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Posted in Middle Childhood

Project Everlast pilots employment program in Omaha

One of the primary barriers keeping young people who age out of foster care from attaining a stable adulthood is employment. Many don’t have the necessary skills to get and hold down a job that will support them. Project Everlast

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Giving thanks with Project Everlast

By Mary Kate Gulick, Content Manager We’re 3 days away from Thanksgiving, our annual celebration of the abundance and love we’re so lucky to have in our lives. One look at your Facebook feed during November will remind you –

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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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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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Case Study: Nikiea and the PALS program

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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