The real superpower?… Voting!

Community Organizer Kinzie Mabon shares her experience from Pride in the Park in Lincoln. For more information about our community outreach programs or to request a kid-friendly mock election, email Kinzie at kinzie.mabon@nereform.org. Saturday July 8th was a hot one, but I was very excited to represent Nebraskans for Civic Reform at Pride in the […]

JOB OPENINGS: Paid Canvassers (Lincoln)

Nebraskans for Civic Reform is seeking paid canvassers to conduct surveys in Lincoln neighborhoods beginning late July and ending in early October. Canvassers will go door-to-door and have in-depth conversations with residents about their community. This is joint project between the Civic Health Program and Voting Rights Program. Hiring immediately!  Earn $195 – $300 a week […]

Letter to Nebraska Voters: Your Personal Data

Last Wednesday state election officials, including Nebraska’s Secretary of State John Gale received a letter requesting the list of registered voters in that state and requesting sensitive data including birth dates, partial social security information, and address. The letter came from the Presidential Advisory Committee on Election Integrity, created by President Trump to investigate voter […]

EJC: Meet the Central/Western Fellows

The Equal Justice Corps is a joint program with Legal Aid of Nebraska to reach out to communities and Nebraskans across the state. Fellows attend community events, meet with key constituencies, and share the programs available at Legal Aid and NCR. Meet our 2017 fellows… Jennifer Figueroa Jennifer Figueroa, a returning Equal Justice Corps member, […]

EJC: Meet the Omaha Fellows

The Equal Justice Corps is a joint program with Legal Aid of Nebraska to reach out to communities and Nebraskans across the state. Fellows attend community events, meet with key constituencies, and share the programs available at Legal Aid and NCR. Meet our 2017 fellows… Kate Swinarski Kate is a junior at Creighton University, where […]

Introducing the Equal Justice Corps

We’re excited to announce a joint venture with our friends at Legal Aid of Nebraska, the Equal Justice Corps. Last summer, Legal Aid launched the Equal Justice Corps to provide college-aged students with hands on experience in communities across Nebraska and promote Legal Aid as a resource to all Nebraskans. This year Nebraskans for Civic […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Wagelie

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re highlighting some of the incredible volunteers that make Nebraskans for Civic Reform possible. Read their story and learn more about how you can get involved. Sarah Wagelie is a phone banking superstar! An Omaha native, Sarah is passionate about politics because she believes that policy can be used to […]

Take Action to Expand Democracy!

LB 75 would expand democracy for people with a conviction history, removing the current two year wait and allowing individuals to register to vote once they complete their sentence. The Legislature passed the bill Monday, but this morning Governor Ricketts announced he wouldn’t sign the bill, arguing that a two-year wait is “not too much to […]