Brad Goes to Denver Part 2: Lessons from the Denver elections

   In addition to the convenience and transparency I saw in the Denver elections from their use of Ballot TRACE, I also noticed local authorities put forth a tremendous amount of effort to make sure citizens are educated about the voting process, and making sure this education translated into voter turnout.   Using Social Media […]

Introducing John Cartier, Director of Voting Rights

   John Cartier is an attorney and graduate of University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law. John comes to the team with experience working on several elections including his own for Lincoln Board of Education. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, John moved to Nebraska in 2010 to attend Concordia University on a track and field scholarship […]

Farewell Bri!

As with any organization, programs change, and people come and go. Today is one of those bitter sweet days for Nebraskans for Civic Reform as our first full-time Director of Voting Rights, Bri McLarty, leaves for an exciting new opportunity after over three years of building the program, first as a law clerk and then […]

Build Up Omaha Award Spotlight:LD Richardson

L D. Richardson, Sr. is the Senior Pastor of the Mount Zion Community Church located in South Omaha and the Chairman of the South Omaha Violence Intervention & Prevention Community Coalition (SOVIP).  The SOVIP Coalition is striving to bring community agencies, residents, and government officials together to address the needs and issues related to violence and […]