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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

Partisan or nonpartisan, everything is political
We are all in the political arena, whether we want to be or not. Ignoring politics is in fact a political act, in the sense that we concede our right to others to affect our world for good or for ill.
March 30, 2023
Strengthening Democracy: Kendall Bartling
The Nebraska U. student, who has registered more than 1,000 first-time voters and who leads get-out-the-vote efforts to ensure the state's youth have a voice, is Civic Nebraska's 2023 Young Civic Leader.
March 29, 2023
Evnen to U.S. Senators: Nebraska elections are a model for…
"We're ready," the Nebraska Secretary of State said when asked about 2024.
March 28, 2023
Strengthening Democracy: Rick Galusha
The co-founder of the Omaha Free Speech Society, Bellevue U. scholar, and champion of civil discourse is our 2023 Civic Catalyst.
March 27, 2023


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