Posts by: First Five Nebraska

FFN welcomes policy research interns

FFN welcomes policy research interns

We’d like to introduce FFN's two interns for the 2021-2022 academic year. Dalhia Lloyd and Samuel Mitchell-Sturgeon will serve in a primary support role for Data and Policy Research Advisor Katie Bass. In particular, they’ll assist with a School Readiness Tax Credit...

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Sixpence grants awarded to 11 communities

Sixpence grants awarded to 11 communities

Congratulations to eleven communities across Nebraska that were recently awarded new Sixpence grants to fund high-quality early childhood programs to serve more of our state’s most vulnerable infants and toddlers. The grants were made possible through an increase in...

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Becky Veak retires from FFN

Becky Veak retires from FFN

Editor’s Note: Becky Veak retired at the end of August after a career advancing public policy that ranged from the Nebraska Legislature to Capitol Hill and state government to becoming the founding director of First Five Nebraska. We offer her our heartfelt thank you...

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