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Strengthening Democracy Awards: Outstanding Educator

We are highlighting the award winners for our Strengthening Democracy Awards on April 30th at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln. Buy your tickets here. Substantive service learning programming can be an effective value-added curriculum strategy in any classroom. Sarah Roehl’s middle and high school classes at Weeping Water prove it. When approached […]

Job Openings: Summer Internships and Dawes Middle School CLC Staff

Nebraskans for Civic Reform has multiple jobs open at two of our Lincoln sites. Summer Interns: Undergraduates and high school students – NCR is looking for interns during the summer to help achieve our goals in multiple program areas at our state headquarters, 1327 H St. #102, Lincoln, NE 68508. Are you interested in working to […]

Strengthening Democracy Awards: Defenders of Democracy

As laws concerning elections are proposed in the legislature, confusion can mount among voters on what laws and rules apply to them. Nebraskans for Civic Reform’s Election Protection program ensures non-partisan election observers are positioned at polling locations across Nebraska to protect individual voting rights, and collect critical data on elections to make the case for […]

Celebrating 50 years of the Voting Rights Act

“I speak tonight for the dignity of man and the destiny of democracy” President Lyndon B. Johnson, March 15th, 1965 50 years ago, on March 15th, President Johnson addressed the nation amidst the turmoil and violence of the Civil Rights Movement. In his speech President Johnson outlined what would later be passed as the Voting […]


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After School Programs

NCR manages two after school programs in Omaha and Lincoln Public Schools.

Dawes Middle School
5130 Colfax Ave
Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
Phone: (402) 436-1211
Director: Karen Bell-Dancy

Sherman Elementary
5618 N 14th Avenue
Omaha, Nebraska 68110
Phone: (402) 457-6711
Director: Amanda Parker


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