Summer Internship Openings – Apply by March 31st

Undergraduates and high school students – NCR is looking for interns during the summer 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 is a […]

New Release: Civic Health Infographics

^Click the photo above for full graphic What does civic health look like in Nebraska?  Every #WellnessWednesday through the end of 2015, Nebraskans for Civic Reform will be releasing a new infographic depicting current civic health in our state. Check back for new graphics each week, follow the launch on Facebook and Twitter, and be sure to […]

Rural Civic Action in Nebraska City

For the remainder of the academic semester, NCR will be sharing guest blog posts from undergraduate fellows participating in our Rural Civic Action Program, a joint program with UNL’s Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department, and UNK’s Chancellor’s Leadership Course. The program is made possible through grant funding from the Rural Futures Institute. Through meaningful […]

Guest Post: Civic Action at Johnson-Brock

For the remainder of the academic semester, NCR will be sharing guest blog posts from undergraduate fellows participating in our Rural Civic Action Program, a joint program with UNL’s Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department, and UNK’s Chancellor’s Leadership Course. The program is made possible through grant funding from the Rural Futures Institute. Through meaningful […]

Guest Post: Civic Action in Weeping Water

For the remainder of the academic semester, NCR will be sharing guest blog posts from undergraduate fellows participating in our Rural Civic Action Program, a joint program with UNL’s Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department, and UNK’s Chancellor’s Leadership Course. The program is made possible through grant funding from the Rural Futures Institute. Through meaningful […]

Spring Internships – Apply Now!

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 is […]

Job Opening: CIRCLES After School Club Provider – Omaha

Program Description: CIRCLES connects young women in Omaha middle schools to executive leaders in diverse professional fields to promote the students’ abilities to persuade and advocate in the future. By exposing young women to top leaders in multiple sectors, girls will gain skills and motivation to seek top leadership positions and also develop a positive […]

Welcome Anna Grossman – AmeriCorps Civic Engagement Program Manager

We’re excited to welcome our new AmeriCorps Lincoln Civic Engagement Program Manager, Anna Grossman, to the team! She will be working with many of our Youth Engagement Program projects in Lincoln, primarily the Civic Action Program. Find out more information about the program and opportunities for students and teachers to get involved here. Anna is […]

Welcome Liz Potter – NCR Office Administrator!

NCR has been rapidly expanding in recent years. This month, we’re excited to bring on board Liz Potter, our new Office Administrator. Liz is a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There she studied Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication and first discovered Nebraskans for Civic Reform through a senior class project that involved working […]

Student Voice: Civic Health in Practice

This past spring, Elizabeth Gao participated in a civic health community conversation hosted by NCR and focused on the findings of the 2015 Nebraska Civic Health Index. Since then, Elizabeth has become an NCR intern, and this summer will be posting her perspective on youth and civic engagement. By Elizabeth Gao Today’s media attention often […]