What does WE mean to me?
Everyone has their own idea of we. It can mean our family, friends, and circle of loved ones. Or, we can mean members of our ever-expanding community, whose fortunes are intertwined with our own. We can even be an action – community gatherings, neighborhood projects, town- or citywide initiatives tackling shared issues.
Here are what members of our community say we means to them:
Tell us what we means to you and we’ll share it among our #CivicCelebrations! Here’s how to participate:
›› Click here to donate to the Civic Celebrations Fund and enter the amount you wish to donate.
›› Under your donation amount, select the “Add a dedication” box.
›› Choose “In honor of” from the drop-down menu.
›› In the field, tell us what we means to you. Then, finish the transaction. Your words will appear on this page and our social media platforms throughout the holiday season!
›› Share your Civic Celebration on social media to let your networks know what you are grateful for this time of year! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #CivicCelebration. Alternatively, you can email us and tell us what we means to you!
In 2021, Civic Nebraska provided students healthy, safe spaces to learn and grow; we protected the rights of Nebraska voters through advocacy and education; and we partnered with residents to lift up neighborhood and community voices across the state.
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The 2023 Summer of Democracy Reading List
We asked, and Nebraskans delivered by nominating more than 100 titles for our annual summer reading list on democracy, civics, history, and the social sciences. Here are our favorites from the bunch.
Round Two: Voter ID is back on the docket
If you’re in the Lincoln area, join us Tuesday morning at the Capitol to see LB514 through to Final Reading.
On Give To Lincoln Day, donate to democracy.
On Wednesday, May 24, Civic Nebraska is participating in Give To Lincoln Day, the capital city’s annual 24-hour community giving event.
Lawmakers overwhelmingly advance LB514 (voter ID)
LB514 easily survived a filibuster by Sen. Julie Slama and now moves to Select File, the second of three possible rounds of legislative debate.
Voter ID hits the floor May 22
The compromise version, advanced 8-0 this week by the Government Committee, is the “least bad” option among the voter ID bills introduced this session.
What? So What? Now what?: Stopping extreme voter ID
Significant movement has occurred this week in the months-long statehouse discussion about voter ID, and we expect conflict at the State Capitol.