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RELEASE: Nebraskans Continue to Share Stories, Support for Positive Immigration Laws

***For Immediate Release*** Thursday, April 29, 2021 Contact: Omaid Zabih Strategy Senior Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 128 C: (605) 310-4060 ozabih@neappleseed.org Nebraskans Continue to Share Stories, Support for Positive Immigration Laws Delivery of banners with statewide messages to Nebraska delegation LINCOLN — Today, Nebraskans delivered large, colorful banners to offices of Nebraska’s …

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ADVISORY: Banner delivery supporting positive immigration laws to Nebraska delegation

***Media Advisory*** April 28, 2021 Contact: Omaid Zabih Strategy Senior Director, Nebraska Appleseed C: (605) 310-4060 ozabih@neappleseed.org Banner delivery supporting positive immigration laws to Nebraska delegation Nebraskans across the state share the light of their support for positive immigration bills with Nebraska members of Congress LINCOLN — On Thursday, April 29, and Friday, April 30, …

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Join Our Team! We are Hiring!

We are hiring for two positions! We’re looking for passionate and driven individuals who want to fight for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We have job openings for a Program Coordinator, who serves as a project leader within our Child Welfare Program, and a Staff Attorney for our Immigrants & Communities Program. Program Coordinator …

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How School Meal Service has Changed During COVID-19

How School Meal Service has Changed During COVID-19 This is a guest blog post by Libby Israel, Nebraska Appleseed’s Youth Ambassador for Food and Nutrition Access. It has been nearly a full year since child nutrition programs across the country were turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Facing safety-related closures, added risk, and remote …

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Children

Afterschool snacks and meal program available for school districts to fill gaps

Currently, EVERY school in the state has the opportunity to implement afterschool suppers and snacks through the CACFP Afterschool Program. This is a guest blog post by Nebraska Appleseed’s Food and Nutrition Access youth ambassador, Libby Israel. Around 20 million children in the U.S. leave school each day not knowing if their next meal will …

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Farm To School

Farm to School in Nebraska: Exploring the “Good Life”

This is a guest blog post by Libby Israel, Nebraska Appleseed’s Youth Ambassador for Food and Nutrition Access. October is Farm to School Month! Child nutrition has been at the core of our work and together with our communities, we fought against food insecurity. Farm to School has been a parallel part of that work. …

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Workers

RELEASE: Organizations Call on Legislature for Urgent Meatpacking COVID-19

***For Immediate Release*** Thursday, July 23, 2020 Contacts:  Micky Devitt, Heartland Workers Center C: (402) 403-9864 micky@heartlandworkerscenter.org Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org  Statewide Organizations Call on Legislature for Urgently Needed Meatpacking COVID-19 Protections Too many family members at risk, protections cannot wait until next legislative session NEBRASKA — On Thursday, July …

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Celebrating Nebraska Immigrants: Meet Cassandra.

At Nebraska Is Home we know that vibrant communities are ones in which people from all different backgrounds respect and celebrate each other’s values and talents. In celebration of June Immigrant Heritage Month, we began sharing stories from some of the immigrants who bring vitality and passion to Nebraska. There are so many wonderful immigrants …

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Immigrant Heritage Month: Nibras, a young global leader advocating for education

At Nebraska Is Home we know that vibrant communities are ones in which people from all different backgrounds respect and celebrate each other’s values and talents. In celebration of June as Immigrant Heritage Month, we want to share a few stories from some of the immigrants who bring vitality and passion to Nebraska. Meet Nibras, …

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