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Welcome to Civic Nebraska.

For meaningful progress

we must stand together in mutual responsibility. We must stand out and create the world we imagine. We must stand guard to protect democracy. And most of all, we must stand with purpose. We must STAND FAST.

In Reclaiming We, Civic Nebraska outlines twenty straightforward steps anyone can take to co-create a more vibrant, informed, civically healthy community. From highlighting the ripple effect of small acts to the power of mass social movements, Reclaiming We is an essential field guide for engaged democratic citizens on the road ahead.

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Civic Nebraska Headlines

Secure, safe, convenient: Early voting powers Lincoln’s ballot surge
The 52,541 ballots cast in the citywide election is a 35 percent jump in ballots from the previous high in a non-mayoral election. It also marks the second-highest total for any city election, behind 2019’s mayoral and council vote.
May 5, 2021
Make your picks for the 2021 Summer of Democracy Reading…
Reading is an act of engaged democratic citizenship. It builds empathy and character, expands knowledge, and encourages critical thought. Reading keeps us free.
May 3, 2021
Girl, Plainsplained
Conventional wisdom can be a product of distinct times and places – but also of basic hopes and deep fears, as Astrid Munn learned from an intensely personal experience.
April 30, 2021
Strengthening Democracy Awards 2021: ‘Character in the Collective’
Civic Nebraska celebrated its eighth annual Strengthening Democracy Awards on April 29 by pairing a rousing keynote speech from Eric Liu with inspiring stories of Nebraskans fortifying our shared civic life.
April 29, 2021

Locations

  • Lincoln
    530 S. 13th St. Suite 100, Lincoln NE 68508
    402.904.5191
  • Omaha
    6400 University Drive, N CEC 117.12, Omaha NE 68182-0708
    402.554.3584
  • Greater Nebraska
    203 N. Locust St., Grand Island NE 68801
    308@civicnebraska.org
  • Contact Us

After School Programs

  • Sherman Elementary School

    5618 N 14th Ave.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Lewis and Clark Middle School

    6901 Burt St.
    Omaha, NE 68132

  • Lothrop Magnet Elementary

    3300 N. 22nd St.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Campbell Elementary School

    2200 Dodge St.
    Lincoln, NE 68521

  • Lincoln High School

    2229 J St.
    Lincoln, NE 68510

  • Lincoln Northeast High School

    2635 N. 63rd St.
    Lincoln, NE 68507

  • Randolph Elementary School

    1024 S. 37th St.
    Lincoln, NE 68510

  • Raymond Central Elementary Schools

    Ceresco: 114 S. Third, Box 10
    Valparaiso: 406 E. 3rd St