Publications & Resources

First Five Nebraska publishes policy and issues briefs, original research and other resources to keep you informed and up to date on a variety of early childhood topics.


  • April 2022: An active legislative session for early childhood; new series debuts on how businesses can strengthen local child care; new FFN video on using LB840 funding to build child care capacity; Policy Fellows programs builds connections between research, practice and policy
  • March 2022: Funds for child care amended into state’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) bill; Policy Leadership Academy culminates with senator visits; guest blog post: “Waiving ‘hefty’ subsidy copayments would help families”; free Learning Begins at Birth aimed at new parents
  • February 2022: Update on early childhood bills moving through the Legislature; guest blog by Dr. Ann Anderson Berry on maternal depression and how LB905 will help families and children; Policy Leadership Academy day at the Capitol talking with senators about current legislation