Hundreds of Afghan evacuees will be calling Nebraska home, and we can be an engaged, positive part of their new reality.
The power of redistricting carries enormous weight. There are options beyond putting it in the hands of those seeking partisan gain, Jordan Martin writes.
Nonprofits help us live up to our collective character, fulfill our shared responsibility, and connect us to our moral core, Charlyne Berens writes.
Liz Codina reflects on the difficult – and painful – changes forged by a year of civic participation during a pandemic.
Bringing ‘just one person’ along on your community journey may not seem to be a big thing. But it has the potential to change everything, Ronda Graff writes.
Why conspiracy theories exist, why people come under their spell, and how to repel them as we move forward together.
What would our communities be like if we created foundational rules for working together – on an interpersonal level – to make things happen?
We must acknowledge we have no control over many things in our lives – and we can turn our attention to what we *can* control, Jordan Martin writes.
Without hope, we will never take the first meaningful step forward. And without conviction, we will settle for a lesser compromise.
In the latest edition of the Civic Nebraska Writers Group, Astrid Munn explores the separation between screen and (real) space.
Astrid Munn on the experiences – like a simple neighborhood stroll – that form the connections, distractions, and vexations of daily life in the ‘new normal.’
Nature has a way of taking care of itself. Sometimes, when major events sweep through the landscape, the way it recovers is by creating a new, third ecosystem.