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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strengthening Democracy Awards: Outstanding Educator

We are highlighting the award winners for our Strengthening Democracy Awards on April 30th at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln. Buy your tickets here. Substantive service learning programming can be an effective value-added curriculum strategy in any classroom. Sarah Roehl’s middle and high school classes at Weeping Water prove it. When approached […]