Becky Gould

WELCOME CLARISSA GUZMAN, WEITZ FELLOW!

Help us welcome Clarissa Guzman (she/her/ella) to the Appleseed Team! Clarissa is our Weitz Fellow for 2022-23. She works closely with Collective Impact Lincoln and the Health Care Access team, and manages our volunteer program. Clarissa graduated from Carleton College in Minnesota. During her time in school, she worked closely with a local nonprofit, Growing …

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WELCOME SIERRA SALGADO PIRIGYI, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR!

Join us in welcoming Sierra Salgado Pirigyi (she/her/hers) to the Appleseed team! As our new Communications Director, she manages our branding, marketing, media/public relations, and communications strategy. Originally from Northwest Iowa, Sierra has made Nebraska her home since 2009. Previously, Sierra worked for nonprofits Project WISE, Project Interfaith, Urban Abbey, and Tri-Faith Initiative in various …

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Match your support during Give to Lincoln Day!

Give to Lincoln Day is one of the biggest opportunities all year to make a huge impact on building a just, vibrant, and inclusive Nebraska.  Contribute to Appleseed now through May 26th and your support not only increases a proportional match of $500,000 from Lincoln Community Foundation, but generous friends of Appleseed will also give …

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Press Release

RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed Response to the Governor’s State of the State

***For Immediate Release*** Thursday, January 13, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Response to the Governor’s State of the State LINCOLN, NE – On Thursday, January 13, Nebraska Appleseed’s Executive Director, Becky Gould, issued the following statement in response to Governor Ricketts’ …

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2021: Celebrating major milestones built by decades of collective advocacy and leadership

This year, We’ve had the opportunity to work on some of the toughest issues facing Nebraskans and their families. We couldn’t have done this without you – our friends and allies. We are proud to celebrate another year with a grassroots network of big-hearted and forward-thinking Nebraskans to create a brighter, more just future for …

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Becky Gould

You are appreciated!

Building a just, vibrant, and inclusive Nebraska can feel like a series of marathons. Some end with accomplishment and hope. Others drag on or end in disappointment. No matter the outcome, we always end each race taking the next step forward together. As we prepare for the races ahead, we should reflect on what’s been …

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Announcing the 2021 Good Apple Award Honorees!

Join us throughout the month of October as we celebrate the honorees of its 2021 Good Apple Awards, Appleseed’s annual fundraiser celebrating community advocates who are building a more just, vibrant, and inclusive Nebraska.  Given uncertainties around COVID-19 and the delta variant, we won’t hold our traditional in-person event. Instead, Appleseed will uplift and profile …

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