2023 Strengthening Democracy Awards

Join Civic Nebraska on April 13 in Omaha for our annual celebration honoring Nebraskans who build a more modern and robust democracy. Attendees also will enjoy a keynote speaker from national voting rights advocate Desmond Meade.

We are returning to Omaha’s Livestock Exchange Ballroom this year – and we’re eager for you to join us! 

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April 13, 2023

5:30 to 7 pm CDT

4920 S. 30th St., Omaha

Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided
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Our 2023 keynote speaker

Recognized by TIME as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World 2019, Desmond Meade empowers and civically re-engages communities to reshape local, state, and national criminal justice policies. In 2018, as executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Meade led the successful passage of Amendment 4, a grassroots initiative that restored voting rights to over 1.4 million Floridians with past felony convictions. Amendment 4 was the single largest expansion of voting rights in the country in half a century and brought an end to 150 years of a Jim Crow-era law in Florida. He is married and has five children.

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Locations

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