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Guest Post: Rural Civic Action in Weeping Water

We’re featuring a guest blog to share an inside-look at our Rural Civic Action Program (RCAP). RCAP is a joint program with the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department at UNL. Throughout the academic semester, undergraduate fellows enrolled in a leadership class connect with middle and high school students in rural communities to identify community assets […]

Welcoming Julie Smith – ONE Omaha Program Manager

Julie Smith is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Master’s of Science in Urban Studies. Julie is naturally inclined to work in pursuit of a healthier democracy. Starting community organizing at 19 Julie emphasizes the importance of cultural richness to enhance civic engagement and has hosted numerous public events and […]

Spring Internships Available

Undergraduates and high school students – NCR is looking for interns during the spring semester to help achieve our goals in multiple program areas. Are you interested in working to protect voting rights? To increase youth community engagement? To learn about working at a non-profit organization? To learn more about civic institutions in Nebraska? NCR […]

Job Announcement: ONE Omaha Program Manager

Job Announcement: ONE Omaha Program Manager Job Title: ONE Omaha Program Manager Background: Nebraskans for Civic Reform is excited to announce our partnership with Omaha Neighborhood Engagement initiative (ONE) Omaha whose mission will be to actively facilitate the development of neighborhoods in the City of Omaha with a professional staff member focused on advocacy, development […]


1327 H Street, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68508 "Capitol Park Building"
Main Line: 402.904.5191

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center:
University of Nebraska Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
Kent Day: 402.990.8489

Bellevue University Veterans Center:
1000 Galvin Road Belllevue, NE 68005 - Rotert Building
Tianna Robinson, Mark Eshelman, and Rose Phillips: 402.557.7825

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


NCR is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing K-12 civic engagement and community engagement, veterans job readiness, and protecting voting rights for all Nebraskans.

You can contact us at for general questions and inquires or call our office at 402-904-5191.