poverty

Omaha
2:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Omaha Parks Department expands sites for summer meal program

Omaha’s Parks and Recreation Department is expanding the number of sites where it offers summer meals for young people.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available

There were fewer sites serving summer meals to children last year, according to a new report.

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Nebraska
2:04 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

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Government
2:21 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Wednesday event highlights food insecurity in Nebraska

An estimated one in seven Nebraskans are food insecure—meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Healthy Families America program launched in Douglas County

100 low-income pregnant and new moms in Douglas County will be a part of the Healthy Families America program.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Government
8:15 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Nebraska DHHS warns of reduction in food stamp benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most food stamp recipients in Nebraska will see their benefit cut starting on Nov. 1, when a temporary boost in federal aid expires.

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Omaha
4:00 am
Wed October 16, 2013

inCOMMON ready to open Park Avenue Commons in Omaha

After ten months of construction, inCOMMON Community Development opens its Park Avenue Commons on Saturday.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Nebraska's child poverty rate edges downward

New Census data figures show child poverty rates are down slightly in Nebraska.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Documentary puts spotlight on food insecurity, childhood hunger

One in five Nebraska families is food insecure---meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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