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A Year to Remember

It's difficult to find the right words to describe the past year and everything we've learned and accomplished as an organization. But we can also say that despite the difficulties and heartbreak that the COVID-19 pandemic and racial inequities have...
Ways to Contact Your Legislator

Ways to Contact Your Legislator

When you have concerns and questions, it can be hard to keep track of which legislator you should reach out to and how you can get in touch. Luckily, there are easy tools and quick steps to expedite the process. Here’s your guide to contacting the legislator for your...

Education Resources for Parents during COVID-19

Education Resources for Parents during COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed how we go about our daily lives—especially when it comes to how our children learn. With widespread closings of schools and before and after-school programs, students and families are being challenged to continue learning in a very different...

What’s Raise Me to Read?

What’s Raise Me to Read?

A Q&A with Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Experts In 2019, the Omaha metro became the first community in Nebraska to join the nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. Known locally as Raise Me to Read, the campaign is a collaborative effort by...

A Look Inside: Working Families

A Look Inside: Working Families

Learnings From Our Most Recent Community Assessment Yoselin watched her father get shot when she was just two years old. Her mother worked hard to support their family, but things weren’t always easy, especially for Yoselin. For some time, she struggled in school and...

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