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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Cherko

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.  Amy Cherko is a relatively recent addition to the ranks of our Voting Rights Advocates. She hasn’t let that stop her from jumping in […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Darlene Mason

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 your can get involved. Darlene Mason has inspired all of us at NCR to continue fighting to pass legislation to eliminate the two-year waiting period required for returning […]

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 […]

Legislative Update: Be an Advocate

Here at Nebraskans for Civic Reform we want to improve civic health in Nebraska and that includes encouraging Nebraskans to interact with their elected officials. But we know sometimes that can seem daunting, especially when it comes to something as complex as the state budget. So what do you do? Well first, you check out […]

Upcoming City Elections

Hey voters! This post is all things Lincoln and Omaha city elections! First things first, make sure your registration is up to date by checking it here. IMPORTANT: While both cities had their primaries on the same day, the general elections are different. Lincoln Dates & Deadlines: Voter registration: By mail/online – April 14th; In-person […]

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 […]