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Welcome to Civic Nebraska.

America is an audacious idea: equal parts competition and consensus, conflict and compromise, individual virtue and common good. CIVIC NEBRASKA emboldens Nebraskans to take powerful action to strengthen our democracy – because America is not for the meek. It’s for those who 


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Civic Nebraska Headlines

Citizenship in an age of consumerism
Our democracy is not a business. It is not transactional. It is built on mutual trust and action that require much more than our narrow self-interests.
November 21, 2022
DARE MIGHTY THINGS: Our 2022-23 annual report
Democracy requires people’s vigilance, faith, and courage to persist. Backed by supporters like you, Civic Nebraska leads the defense of democracy in the Cornhusker State.
November 18, 2022
What? So What? Now What?: Voting rights restoration
In Nebraska, people previously convicted of a felony must wait an additional two years past the completion of their sentence – including probation and parole – to vote. It's time for that to change.
November 14, 2022
The discomfort of different beans (and other hazards of the…
A work of short fiction from Astrid Munn.
November 10, 2022


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