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"We can be the group of Americans who stepped up when democracy around the world was under assault; who stood up for pluralism, compromise, tolerance, and the common good. Who stared down the danger to our democracy and said 'Not here. Not now.'"
This November, Civic Nebraska challenges you to break bread with a politically diverse group in your community. Five applications will be selected to receive a $50 stipend that can go toward a hosted meal.
Politicians want to rewrite the Nebraska Constitution to add strict photo ID requirements in order to vote. This would severely restrict *all* voters via lengthy, repetitive steps and employ new technicalities to disqualify eligible voters from rightfully casting a ballot.
Join us for live, sing-along music from Jonathan Leach, original poetry from Jordan Charlton, inspiring readings of “civic scripture” from community members, and a “civic sermon” from Civic Nebraska's Steve Smith, a local author, community advocate, and national Civic Saturday fellow.
The University of Nebraska is looking to build on its strong tradition of turning out the student vote in 2022. In 2020, the university had a 92 percent voter registration rate and a 74 percent turnout rate.
American news and information outlets are drawing attention to the threat of democratic backsliding, providing important context on where American democracy stands, and sharing what Americans can do to defend it.
As the leader of the Campbell CLC in north-central Lincoln, Trey creates opportunities and support services for improved student learning and development, stronger families, and healthier neighborhoods.
On June 9, Civic Nebraska and 150 supporters gathered in Lincoln to celebrate five outstanding Nebraskans who build community, create change, champion learning, lead by example, and protect voting rights.
When you spot a voter ID petition circulator's malpractice, record them with a cell phone to document all of the details of your interaction. It will be used as a potential challenge to this harmful initiative.
By 2 pm Friday, the number of votes tallied in the 2022 Nebraska Primary Election reached 409,231, officials said. That's the most all-time for a statewide gubernatorial primary and second only to 2020's record-smashing primary.
The Rocket CLC is joining students, teachers, and community partners to install and plant several new garden beds for a community garden project that cropped up during a reading among English Language Learners.