Sherman Sharks Stock Little Free Pantries in Omaha

This summer at Sherman Elementary Community Learning Center (CLC) Krystyne Sickler, a Social Work student from Nebraska Wesleyan, partnered with stakeholders within the Sherman Community to feed those in need. Over the course of the summer program 1,504 meals were provided to the residents of the Sherman community.   Maria Castenada, a Sherman community member, […]

JOB OPENING: Dawes CLC Academy Club Instructor

Program Description: The Nebraskans for Civic Reform after school program develops partnerships, programming, and logistics that provide opportunities and support services that lead to improved student learning and development, stronger families, and healthy neighborhoods. The NCR program academies: 1. S.T.E.M. Academy (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math), 2. Arts and Humanities Academy, and 3. Sports, Recreation […]

What makes Small Towns Successful?

A recent study by a rural sociologist at Iowa State University examined the driving forces behind small town success.  Although it may come as a surprise to some, the findings showed that high quality of life in smaller communities is most attributed to social capital and civic measures. These findings are right in line with the 2015 Nebraska […]

Juneteenth in a Floodplain

Juneteenth is a holiday on June 17th to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday celebrates the first day the abolishment of slavery was enacted in Texas, the final state to do so, in 1865. This past week, Equal Justice Corps (EJC) fellows from Lincoln joined the Clyde Malone Community Center […]

JOB OPENING: Lothrop Elementary School-Assistant Site Coordinator

Position: • Assistant Site Coordinator at Lothrop Elementary School Education: • Associate Degree in Education or related field preferred Experience and Requirements: Prior experience in staff supervision preferred Spanish language proficiency preferred Successful experience working with high risk children and families Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse individuals Successfully pass background criminal check […]

JOB OPENING: Lewis and Clark Middle School-Part Time Instructor

Job Description Part Time After School Instructor Education: Associate Degree in Education or related field preferred Experience and Requirements: Two years successful experience providing school-based or school-related programming Successful experience working with high risk children and families Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse individuals Prior experience in staff supervision preferred Spanish language […]

JOB OPENING: Lothrop Elementary School Part Time Instructor

Job Description Part Time After School Instructor Education: Associate Degree in Education or related field preferred Experience and Requirements: Two years successful experience providing school-based or school-related programming Successful experience working with high risk children and families Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse individuals Prior experience in staff supervision preferred Spanish language […]

Urban Farming Meets Civic Engagement

One of the projects that NCR is working on this summer is our Equal Justice Corp, which is a partnership between NCR and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The mission of the Equal Justice Corp is to make equal justice happen. While equal justice is unique to every individual, we aim to empower those in poverty […]