Through Your Eyes: Graphic Novel Storytelling

From Civic Nebraska Circles Coordinator Maranda Loughlin, here’s a multimedia guide to understanding, creating, and sharing a graphic novel picture journal based on your life and experiences. Updated regularly with new themes, ideas, and frames!

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Community Improvement Mini-Grants

Do you have an idea for how to improve your community? Civic Nebraska and Lincoln Public Schools Community Learning Centers are teaming up to give Lincoln CLC-connected family or student(s) an opportunity to put their community improvement ideas into action! We invite you to start this process by watching the video (left) and then referring to the Project Overview (below), which breaks down each step to apply. We’ve included some additional resources below to help give you ideas on how to develop your idea and plan. Mini-grants are only available in summer 2020 – apply by Aug. 12 to ensure you qualify for funding!
Presenter: Chelsea Egenberger, Civic Nebraska; Samantha Thomas, Lincoln Community Learning Centers

A Young Peoples' History: Slavery and Emancipation

In our ongoing study of “A Young People’s History of the United States,” our high-school CLC team examines the transition from slavery to emancipation following the Civil War. Chapter 9 covers what changed for free African-Americans – and what remained the same.

: Chelsea Egenberger, Spencer Lemon, and Erin Voichoski, Civic Nebraska School Community Coordinators

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