Exciting News from Woods Charitable Fund

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 […]

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 […]

Civic Action Program Coordinator (Part-time)

Civic Action Program Coordinator (Part-time)  Position Summary The Civic Action Program (CAP) Coordinator is responsible for creating and managing supplemental civic engagement programs for students, teachers, and community members. These programs include Capitol Experience Days, Civic Engagement Speaker’s Bureau, and the Equal Justice Corps. The CAP Coordinator also provides community engagement support for special events […]

Campbell Elementary CLC-School Community Coordinator

Community Learning Centers (CLCs) are partnerships which provide opportunities and support services that lead to improved student learning and development, thriving families and strong neighborhoods. The Campbell Elementary School After School CLC School Community Coordinator is a full time, salaried exempt position employed by Nebraskans for Civic Reform and housed in Campbell Elementary School. Hours vary, with […]

Equal Justice Corps-Job Description

  Title:  Equal Justice Corps Reports To: Voting Rights Community Organizer Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt                                 Job Description To assist in an aggressive community outreach and education campaign this summer on issues being addressed by Legal Aid of Nebraska and Nebraskans for Civic Reform, primarily our disaster relief pro bono readiness effort, and civic health across […]

Strengthening Democracy Award Winner-Nebraska Department of Education

Creating a modern and robust democracy takes individuals, groups, neighborhoods, and communities working together. It also doesn’t hurt when you have a state institution charged with overseeing the education of 353,776 students that works hard every day to improve and advance civics education in our public schools. Fortunately, we have just that with our very […]