Youth

General News
6:06 am
Tue May 7, 2013

ONI Holds Lunch and Learn

The mission of Outlook Nebraska, Inc. is to enhance the quality of life of the blind and visually impaired.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Bike to School Day set for Wednesday

National Bike to School Day celebrates the benefits of daily exercise and safe routes for kids.  It takes place this Wednesday across the state.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Youth Incarceration in Nebraska is Up

A recent report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that over the past 15 years, the United States has reached a low in incarcerating youth. 

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Education
6:06 am
Mon April 1, 2013

NE Farm to School Summit to be held Wednesday

The state’s first Farm to School Summit will be held in Kearney on Wednesday.

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General News
3:10 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Grammy Winner John Legend Speaks at YP Summit

John Legend
Courtesy of Cheril Lee

Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty says Grammy winning singer and humanitarian John Legend.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Youth and Work Focus of AECF Report

  

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released findings and recommendations from its 2nd Kids Count Policy Report of 2012. 

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Education
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Feeding Nebraska's Kids

By www.guardian.co.uk

25 Nebraska counties have schools that are eligible to participate in the free and reduced price lunch program, but currently have no summer feeding programs. 

Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a new grant program recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap. 

She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure. 

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Arts
5:06 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Cobweb Castle is Perfect for Pint-Sized Visitors

Cobweb Castle, Courtesy of Omaha Children's Museum

Cobweb Castle is the Omaha Children’s Museum’s not-so-scary haunted house.

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Politics & Elections
5:06 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Rock the Vote Attracts New Voters

Young people make up about a quarter of the electorate, and voting rights advocates say they’re a powerful collective force when they turn out to vote.

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General News
7:08 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Prime Time is Reading Time

Prime Time Family Reading Time is a reading and discussion program for families with kids ages 6-10 who are struggling with their reading. 

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