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ACLU of Nebraska
For over 50 years in Nebraska, the ACLU has worked in courts, legislatures, and communities to protect the constitutional and individual rights of all people. Beyond one person, party, or side - we the people dare to create a more perfect union. The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color, women, lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people, prisoners, and people with disabilities.
American Lung Association in Nebraska
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and create a tobacco-free future.
Avoca Public Library
Avoca Public Library serves the area communities with educational, recreational, and cultural collections and activities. Open: Mon - Fri 10-5:00 p.m., Wed 10-8:00 p.m., Sat 9-12:00 p.m.
BIG RED SUB CLUB
The BIG RED SUB CLUB is a volunteer community support organization for the crew of the USS NEBRASKA SSBN 739 Submarine, commissioned in 1993. We sponsor twice yearly visits for 6 crew members in June and September to their namesake, the great state of Nebraska.
Black Votes Matter Institute of Community Engagement
The mission of Black Votes Matter Institute of Community Engagement is to: --To increase voter participation in people of color and poverty-based groups --To provide history, civic education, and leadership development to our youth, with an emphasis in PoC, disadvantaged, and poverty-based groups. --To provide developmental services for candidates, campaigns, and leadership --To improve the Quality of Life of the community via strong engagement
Centro Latino of Council Bluffs
Since 2005, Centro Latino of Iowa continues to serve as the only fully bilingual, bi-cultural, and Hispanic/Latino focused nonprofit in Council Bluffs and southwest Iowa. Our mission is to educate and empower Hispanic/Latino individuals and families toward thriving, self-sufficient, and healthy lives.
WE ARE CIVIC NEBRASKA. We build young leaders; connect and empower Nebraskans to strengthen democracy; cultivate active members of society in our schools, neighborhoods, and communities; and protect your voting rights. We do this because YOU are democracy. YOU ARE CIVIC NEBRASKA.
Community Justice Center
The Community Justice Center provides unique evidence-based Victim Impact/Empathy Life Skills programming facilitated by Forensic Peers in a Restorative Justice environment that inspires offenders and helps participants understand whom their victims are and the extent of the harm they caused their victims and communities. We utilize a Restorative Justice Intervention to reduce recidivism for better, safer, and more restorative communities while elevating victim's voices and improving lives.
Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim: Reinforcing Our Roots, Living Our Maya Heritage
Mission: CMPI strives to improve the health and well-being of Mayan people through community development strategies in Omaha, Nebraska and Q'anjob'al Maya territory consistent with the Q'anjob'al Maya system of social organization and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Vision: The Maya Community in Nebraska and Q'anjob'al Maya Territory will flourish and contribute to the cultural, economic, and social prosperity of the wider Maya community.
Connections Area Agency on Aging
Connections AAA is the local Area Agency on Aging Serving 20 Counties in Iowa. We provide information and education to help you age safely and with confidence. Our mission is, "To enhance the quality of life of elders in our service area through education, planning, and coordination of services." Our vision is, "To help older Iowans age in place, save resources and make informed decisions along the aging process."
Conservation Nebraska is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to increase public education and engagement on environmental conservation issues.
The Crestridge PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization) is a non-profit organization that strengthens, enhances, and encourages the educational and social environment of Crestridge International Magnet School. It complements the school curriculum with additional opportunities for parents/caregivers, teachers, and students to learn, socialize, communicate, and grow. Reflecting the school's dual language and international studies focus, Crestridge PTO provides an equitable and enriching experience.
Culxr House Omaha
Culxr House is a Innovative, community hub that focuses on providing artists and creatives a safe space to grow their talent and obtain access to resources necessary to turn their art into economic opportunities. The Culxr House exists to bridge both social and economic gaps through the cultivation of talent and artistry within the inner city.
The Gateway is the University of Nebraska at Omaha's student-run newspaper. It is a news, entertainment, sports, and events weekly paper and daily website. The Gateway has been the university's source for news and opinion for students, faculty, and alumni since 1913. To ensure the 106-year-old newspaper continues to grow, students are campaigning for donations.
The Great Academy
TGA Inc is a youth empowerment initiative that offers fun and amazing activities helping to raise globally competent community leaders. In preparing students for the future, we experience the world, we build solutions, we get moving and we lead the pack! Our youth are champions as they empower other children globally while expanding their knowledge and staying healthy. These champions will become globally competent leaders capable of working with their counterpart in the US & all over the world.