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Exciting News from Woods Charitable Fund

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Woods Charitable Fund’s Board of Directors has awarded its first Breakthrough Initiative Grant to Nebraskans for Civic Reform as the lead agency on a collaborative project called Collective Impact Lincoln. The initiative is intended to benefit low-income, working Lincolnites through a number of actions including neighborhood revitalization, engagement and advocacy. The initiative will solicit input […]

The Case for Capitol Experience Day

One of the flagship programs at Nebraskans for Civic Reform is the Capitol Experience Day, where we work with local civics teachers to support and supplement the work they do to teach government and citizenship.  We do this by hosting students for an immersive, engaging day at the Nebraska state capitol.  High school students from […]

NCR Saves the (Election) Day

  So you mailed in your early ballot, but did you remember to sign the envelope? Last fall, it was reported that over 1,000 ballots were rejected by the Douglas County Election Commissioner’s office, a majority of those because the voter forgot to sign the envelope. An easy fix, but, swamped with the upcoming election, the […]

Profiles and Portraits-Circles Hybrid Program

This past school year NCR was able to launch a new opportunity that worked with young women enrolled in our CIRCLES program. This program addressed the primary CIRCLES’ goals: To introduce middle school girls to highly successful women in the Omaha area who have succeeded in careers not traditional to women. To involve the girls directly on site […]


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University of Nebraska Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
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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

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


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