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Nebraska Appleseed Responds to the Legislature’s Failure to Accept Rental Assistance

***For Immediate Release***Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Contact: Magdalena CazarezCommunications Director, Nebraska AppleseedO: (402) 438-8853 ext 119C: (402) 504-0074mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Responds to the Legislature’s Failure to Accept Rental Assistance  Lincoln, NE — Today, Nebraska Appleseed’s Economic Justice Director Ken Smith issued the following statement on the Nebraska Legislature’s failure to override the veto of Legislative …

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STATEMENT: Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Governor’s Veto of LB 1073

***For Immediate Release*** Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Governor’s Veto of LB 1073 It’s now up to the Nebraska Legislature to bring rental relief for thousands of Nebraskans Lincoln, NE — Today, Nebraska Appleseed’s Economic Justice …

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RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed responds to the Legislature’s Advancement of LB 1173

***For Immediate Release*** Fri, Feb 25, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director Nebraska Appleseed Office: 402-438-8853 x 119 Mobile: 402-504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed responds to the Legislature’s Advancement of LB 1173 The Nebraska Legislature took an important step towards ending child welfare privatization LINCOLN, NE – Today, the Nebraska Legislature advanced LB1173, which is an …

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Welcome Lindsay Limbach, Organizing Director!

We’re incredibly excited to work with Lindsay Limbach (she/her/hers) as the new Organizing Director for Appleseed! She’ll be leading our grassroots relationship-building and engagement efforts across all of our programs to fight for a more just society. Previously, Lindsay was a Family/Neighborhood Engagement Specialist with the Community Learning Centers, Lincoln Public Schools. “I had the …

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Welcome Lizzie Turner, CIL Community Organizer

Help us welcome the newest Appleseeder to the team, Lizzie Turner! Lizzie (she/her/hers) is a Community Organizer with Collective Impact Lincoln, a collaborative project aimed to create lasting meaningful, resident-led investment and positive change. Originally from Chicago, Lizzie was previously the Organizing & Advocacy Director for Chicago Area Peace Action. Last spring, Lizzie supported a …

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RELEASE: Nebraska workers, organizations, and senators to present essential worker safety legislation in 2022 session

***For Immediate Release*** Monday, January 31, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska workers, organizations, and senators to present essential worker safety legislation in 2022 session Lincoln, NE — On Monday, January 31, Nebraska workers, community organizations and Senator Adam Morfeld presented Legislative Bill …

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RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed responds to the end of the child welfare contract in Omaha

***For Immediate Release*** Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119X C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed responds to the end of the child welfare contract in Omaha Nebraska’s child welfare system should ensure stability for children and families Lincoln, NE — On Tuesday, December 14, The …

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Staff Spotlight: Welcome Kelsey Arends, HCAP Staff Attorney!

Help us welcome back Kelsey Arends (she/her/hers), the new staff attorney for the Health Care Access Program! While an undergraduate at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Kelsey interned with our Immigrants and Communities team back in 2012! She received her JD from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2019. Before joining Appleseed, Kelsey was an …

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RELEASE: Community, Worker, and Farmer Groups Welcome Meatpacking Legislation

***For Immediate Release*** Monday, November 22, 2021 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Community, Worker, and Farmer Groups Welcome Meatpacking Legislation Bill Introduced as Nebraskans Prepare for Holidays with Family and Food NEBRASKA – Today, as Nebraskans prepare for holidays with family and food, the …

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RELEASE: Raise the Wage Nebraska Presents Local Worker, Leader Stories

***For Immediate Release*** Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Raise the Wage Nebraska Presents Local Worker, Leader Stories Local Workers, Leaders, and Advocates Speak on the Importance of Raising the Wage Lincoln, NE — Today, the Raise the Wage Nebraska coalition …

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