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2022 Good Apple Awards - Centro Hispano

Centro Hispano – 2022 Roots of Justice Award

On October 6, Nebraska Appleseed will gather again to celebrate the outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations who have stood up for justice and opportunity for all during the 2022 Good Apple Awards. We are proud to recognize this year’s honorees. The Roots of Justice Award recognizes grassroots advocates who have made outstanding contributions to …

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Welcomers

Let’s launch Welcoming Week together!

Join us for the final session of the Nebraska is Home virtual summer series Practicing Community Tools for Race Equity and Belonging, as we launch Welcoming Week together!  Friday, September 9th at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (CT) / 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (MT) Inclusion Practices Everywhere in Community Work Our final session falls on the first day …

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Welcoming Week

Tea Time: Gear up for Welcoming Week!

Updates & Opportunities for Inclusive Communities I’m happy you are here. This is my favorite time of year, when the days are sunny and breezy, music and cultural festivals are in full swing, and Welcoming Week is just around the corner! Welcoming Week: “Where We Belong” Sept. 9-18 Welcoming Week is a national initiative that …

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Get ready for Welcoming Week!

This year, Welcoming Week celebrates its 10th anniversary with the theme “Where We Belong.” Since 2012, thousands of Nebraskans have participated through the arts, music, community meals, recipe exchanges, voter registration, and more —growing to more than 30 events in at least 8 communities and signaling broad commitment to welcoming values across our state. Join …

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Humane, dignified, & safe

People Fleeing Violence Deserve Compassion and Dignity: The Harm of Title 42

Many individuals and families are forced to flee from their countries of origin because their lives are in danger  – including people seeking safety at the U.S. southern border. But for the past two years, families fleeing violence have been denied their right to seek safety and protection, and instead returned to danger under the …

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Meet Appleseed’s Summer 2022 Interns and Clerks!

We’re excited to welcome our 2022 Summer cohort of Interns and Clerks! Every program and team gets to work with these bright, talented, and dedicated interns and law clerks who are passionate about fighting for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. Meet the newest additions to our team who are dedicating their time to positive …

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Dreamers

DACA’s 10 Year Anniversary Reinforces Our Need For Permanent Solutions

June 15th marked 10 years since Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was implemented. DACA has given thousands of Nebraskans the opportunity to continue building their lives here, at home, without fear of deportation. But despite everything DACA has offered recipients, it has not given them any sense of permanence, and longtime community members continue …

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