The why of our work

Community. Innovation. Learning. Power. Optimism. These are Civic Nebraska's core values.


built on trust and engagement.

Community is at the heart of everything we do, and we’re better when we work together. A community thrives when people trust each other, and we show up for one another.


leads to continuous improvement and greater impact.

We embrace new ideas and put them into action. We learn together today so we can implement change tomorrow.


creates pathways to participation and progress.

We are driven to advance learning as an act of civic engagement. Learning in all its forms strengthens us and our community.


is inherent in every person.

We connect people to power and believe that power should be shared. Anyone can lead change in their community.


is a driving force for change.

We believe that our work matters and expect to make an impact. We’re optimistic about our democracy, and we’re hopeful for Nebraska’s future.

Our Vision

Civic Nebraska builds a community in which Nebraskans of all ages and backgrounds join to take action in our democracy in innovative and meaningful ways.

Our Mission

To create a modern and robust democracy for all Nebraskans.


We stand for these beliefs 
in our streets, schools,
neighborhoods, and institutions.
Because when one of us rises,


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