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Election 2020 Q&A with County Clerks
Garden County Clerk Mindy Kezar, Scotts Bluff County Clerk Kelly Sides, and Civic Nebraska Director of Public Policy Westin Miller field questions about the Nov. 3, 2020, election. Common questions around how mail-in ballots work, how county election officials safeguard against fraud, and the need for poll workers in November.
The Long March Forward: Religion and Voting Rights
In today’s edition of The Long March Forward, our ongoing series about the history of voting rights, Margaret Marsh of Civic Nebraska is joined by Jon Marx, committee chair for Nebraska Counts, to discuss the history of religious requirements to vote.
Presenter: Margaret Marsh, voting rights field organizer
Stocking up a new pantry, building up democracy
Amy Hernandez, who attends Civic Nebraska’s Randolph Elementary School Community Learning Center, is a democracy-builder. When the pandemic pushed our programs online, Amy and her mom Cecilia checked out CIVIC U. Here, they looked into our summer mini-grant program for community improvements. The result came Friday with a brand-new Little Free Pantry at Proyecto Cultural, 2222 Y St. Check out this story from our own Michael Bandy, Lincoln Northeast’s Community Learning Center leader.