Kids http://kios.org en Nebraska a great state for kids http://kios.org/post/nebraska-great-state-kids <p>The Annie E. Casey Foundation <a href="http://www.datacenter.kidscount.org">National Kids Count Data Book</a> was released yesterday, and it shows more children live in poverty now than in 2005.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 50618 at http://kios.org Nebraska a great state for kids First Lady Michelle Obama will Speak at Girls, Inc. Luncheon http://kios.org/post/first-lady-michelle-obama-will-speak-girls-inc-luncheon <p>Girls Inc. of Omaha will hold its 12<sup>th</sup> Annual Lunch for the Girls on Tuesday, April 24<sup>th</sup> at the CenturyLink Center.</p><p>First Lady Michelle Obama will give the keynote address at this year&rsquo;s event.&nbsp; Roberta Wilhelm is the Executive Director for Girls, Inc.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>She says the girls will present a special video in support of Mrs. Obama&rsquo;s Let&rsquo;s Move! Initiative, which is dedicated to fighting childhood obesity.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 10916 at http://kios.org First Lady Michelle Obama will Speak at Girls, Inc. Luncheon Kids Count in Nebraska 2011 Report Highlights Importance of Early Childhood http://kios.org/post/kids-count-nebraska-2011-report-highlights-importance-early-childhood <p>Omaha, NE – Voices for Children in Nebraska recently released the Kids Count Report. One of the major findings concerns the increase in children living in poverty. The overall cost of poverty and poor investment in early childhood, doesn't just affect the kids themselves but in the state's future prosperity.</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:54:41 +0000 Cheril Lee 6995 at http://kios.org Kids Count in Nebraska 2011 Report Highlights Importance of Early Childhood