Help lead civic renewal in Greater Nebraska this summer

Starting June 7 at our Grand Island HQ, Civic Nebraska will host five summer workshop sessions to empower Voting Rights Advocates' efforts toward civic wellness in their towns and cities. 

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This summer, we’re eager to help you take meaningful action on issues in your community and across our state. Civic Nebraska will host five workshop sessions in June and July to empower Voting Rights Advocates’ efforts toward civic wellness in their towns and cities.

Join us at
5:30 p.m. CDT Monday, June 7
at the Civic Nebraska Greater Nebraska HQ
203 N. Locust St., Grand Island
to kick off the series!
**Register here by June 4**

We’ll lead a motivating community-building workshop and a discussion on civic health. Participants will be introduced to methods of building civic connectedness and democratic power from the ground up. Plus: Pizza from Wave!

Questions? Call Daniel Bennett at 402-332-8176.

June 14
6:30 to 8 pm CDT (virtual)
Community network mapping
Participants will consider, map, and understand their personal networks, plus their strengths and limitations when it comes to change goals as well as when compared to their community’s demographic makeup.

June 28
6:30 to 8 pm CDT (virtual)
Introduction to civic asset-mapping and gathering stories 
Participants will learn about “civic assets” and consider people, groups, places, events, and resources that sustain civic life, and that are critical to organizing for meaningful action.

July 12
6:30 to 8 pm (virtual)
Civic Health Commitment Day 
Participants will consider the question: How will I use my networks, assets, and personal story to build civic health?

July 26
6:30 to 8 pm (virtual)
Voter Party Kits training and Introduction to new Civic Seasonal Chapter format
Participants will receive Civic Nebraska’s new Voter Party Kits, with everything you need to host your own voter registration activity – including buttons, stickers, and bubbles for future voters.

Voting Rights Field Organizers Mike Forsythe and Margaret Marsh also will offer opt-in virtual sessions covering Zoom hosting, Google Drive features, miniVAN and OutreachCircle.

If you have additional tech subjects you would like covered, please send us a suggestion. We’ll have you all fit and ready to shape your body politic!

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