Creating a more modern and robust democracy for all Nebraskans.

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Welcome to Civic Nebraska.

The future of American democracy is in our hands.

We choose an American future based on we – a reinvigoration of community, mutual responsibility, faith in democratic institutions, and limitless civic power. Every day, CIVIC NEBRASKA connects and protects Nebraskans on the path to


Reclaiming WE – the book!

In Reclaiming We: Twenty Everyday Acts to Strengthen the Common Good and Defend Democracy, Civic Nebraska outlines ways anyone can take to co-create a more 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.

Civic Nebraska Headlines

Collective Impact Lincoln mini-grants strengthen civic health
In 2021, Collective Impact Lincoln awarded $10,000 to neighbors and community groups to support 12 projects to improve the quality of life in the city's core neighborhoods. Let's catch up on their progress.
January 13, 2022
Elections of, by, and for the majority
Wide majorities of Americans know that expanding voting access will steady our democracy and ensure our basic democratic rights.
January 12, 2022
Allie Christianson joins Civic Nebraska
The veteran of the South of Downtown Community Development Organization will continue her community organizing work on behalf of our Collective Impact Lincoln initiative.
January 11, 2022
Bridging the gap
More than 90 percent of Americans say they want to volunteer, yet only one out of four actually do. It's time to tackle that disparity, Tammy Day writes.
January 7, 2022


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  • 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