Events

Documented at UNLScreening of “Documented” at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln

This film from writer, producer, and director Jose Antonio Vargas explores life in America as an undocumented immigrant.

This free screening is presented by the UNL Mexican American Student Association and open to the public.

What: Screening of “Documented,” followed by film discussion

When: Friday, November 21

Where: UNL Student Union Auditorium, 1400 R St., Lincoln


Race Matters Conference

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Registration remains open for the Race Matters Conference taking place December 3-4 at the University of Nebraska Omaha Alumni Center! The event is free, but seating is limited. Click here for more information and to register.

It is our goal that this conference will provide awareness on our Nebraska racial history and what is happening now and a vision for necessary changes in the future. The conference is also intended to provide training on tools, such as the Racial Equity Impact Analysis and to develop an action plan for moving forward in the years to come. Voices for Children in Nebraska is hosting this conference in conjunction with the Partners for Race and Equity.

Click here to Register Now!


5th Annual Nebraska Children’s Health Summit

Wednesday, December 10th
8:00-11:45 a.m.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Truhlsen Campus Events Center, 619 S. 42nd St., Omaha

Please join us and other concerned leaders at the Nebraska Children’s Health Summit. Please RSVP by November 26 by contacting Nick Brotzel by phone at (402) 559-6671 or by email at nicholas.brotzel@unmc.edu


National Immigrant Integration Conference

December 14-16, Los Angeles, CA

Travel to Los Angeles this December for the National Immigrant Integration Conference 2014!

This year, the National Partnership for New Americans is co-hosting NIIC 2014 with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), to be held in Los Angeles from December 14-16, 2014.

NIIC 2014 offers the best annual opportunity for advocates, educators, policymakers, and service providers from across the U.S. to come together to learn and to define the future direction of immigrant integration.

The conference is always packed with appealing, high-interest workshop sessions, including tracks organized by Welcoming America and other integration leaders. See an overview of the conference tracks. You’ll meet fellow educators, municipal officials, activists, and others who are keenly interested in community integration and inclusion.

Registration is now open! Click here to register today! (You can save $50 on your registration if you register by Friday, October 17.)


Whole Foods Community Support Day

On Wednesday, December 17, please consider doing your grocery shopping at Whole Foods in Lincoln (6055 O Street) to support Appleseed!

On this date, Whole Foods will donate 5 percent of all sales to Appleseed to support our mission for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans.

Please mark your calendar – and your shopping list – for Wednesday, December 17!