Social Issues

12:50 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

New collaboration to address needs, achievement of young black males

Leon Andrews of the National League of Cities speaks Thursday in Omaha about initiatives to improve outcomes for young black males.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A new collaboration between the city of Omaha and more than 40 organizations seeks to meet the needs of and improve conditions for young black men.

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1:27 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Summit focuses on how to respond to, stop bullying

Students and educators from 32 schools gathered in Omaha Thursday morning to learn how to stand up against bullying.

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4:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Reports examine low-income Nebraskans' access to benefits

Nebraska Appleseed says about 180,000 Nebraskans receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP benefits.

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2:30 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Event focuses on needs of young black women

100 young black women will participate Friday in a conference designed to teach them important life skills.

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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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8:44 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Inclusive Communities takes over Omaha Table Talk program

Omaha's Table Talk programs are returning, as part of Inclusive Communities.

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8:32 am
Wed February 5, 2014

VA, HUD conduct point-in-time count of homeless veterans

The Omaha VA is awaiting results of a point-in-time count of homeless veterans.

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8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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1:00 am
Wed December 11, 2013

MCC hosts documentary, discussion on life and murder of Emmett Till

A documentary showing Thursday in Omaha explores the life and murder of Emmett Till, and the struggle for justice following his death.

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1:10 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Harkin: it's time for Congress to pass ENDA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

The U.S. Senate Thursday afternoon passed a measure banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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