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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 – reinvigoration of community, mutual responsibility, faith in democratic institutions, and limitless civic power. We must all act to strengthen the common good and defend democracy. Every day, CIVIC NEBRASKA connects and protects Nebraskans on the path to

RECLAIMING WE.  

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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Resources for educators

Forming a more perfect union

We’re experiencing a civic slide: Americans of all ages increasingly struggle to understand their government as well as their rights and responsibilities as citizens. Forming A More Perfect Union engages and educates students from kindergarten through high school – and beyond – in key aspects of citizenship and civic life. To get started, choose a grade level to find lessons, activities, and resources. 

Civic Nebraska Headlines

Revitalizing downtown, beyond the facade
For small towns and big cities, the benefits of strong civic health range from achieving success on community priorities to increased wellness to greater economic prosperity.
October 19, 2021
Saturday in the park: Join us Oct. 23 for Civic…
Join us at Lincoln's Antelope Park for some civic renewal.
October 18, 2021
Back to School: Lewis & Clark Trailblazers Afterschool Academy
During our Back To School Giving Campaign, we're highlighting our outside-of-school programs. Here's what's happening before and after school at the Trailblazers Afterschool Academy at Lewis & Clark Middle School in Omaha.
October 13, 2021
Meet our finance team: Bridgette Foerster and Emily Priefert
Bridgette Foerster and Emily Priefert keep Civic Nebraska fiscally sound and moving forward.
October 12, 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