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Governor signs proclamation focused on community economic growth

Governor Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring this Community Development Week to celebrate Nebraskans who are working every day to build their communities and the "partnerships and local support that make community and economic development achievements possible.”

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April 25, 2019  |  Posted in General

Nebraska wins national grant to expand high-quality prenatal-to-age-3 services

Pritzker Children’s Initiative has awarded Nebraska a planning grant to establish an actionable prenatal-to-age-3 policy framework. First Five Nebraska will lead this cross-sector effort that will dovetail closely with work already underway on the federal Preschool Development Grant.

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April 18, 2019  |  Posted in General

Lincoln steps up to provide a big boost for our little ones

A new early childhood initiative, the Lincoln Littles Early Learning Fund, is giving the capital city’s little ones a big boost. Led by Lincoln Community Foundation in partnership with the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, Lincoln Littles is one example of a community stepping up to make high-quality child care more accessible to families. Read More

April 11, 2019  |  Posted in General

Elizabeth Everett saw the beauty, challenges of her adopted state in Leadership Nebraska

Elizabeth Everett, new Nebraska resident and one of our Policy Associates, found the beauty of Nebraska and its challenges during her time in the State Chamber's Leadership Nebraska Class XI.  Read More

April 04, 2019  |  Posted in General

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