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Empezando el 2023 celebrando la participación del 2022

¡Estamos empezando el 2023 inspirados por la participación de votantes de la comunidad en 2022! ¡Una democracia fuerte se centra en el poder de la comunidad y votar es clave para que se escuchen nuestras voces! Junto a organizaciones locales dirigidas por personas migrantes y nativas americanas como Empoderando a Familias en Scottsbluff, Centro Hispano …

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Kicking Off 2023 with a Celebration of 2022 Participation!

We’re entering 2023 inspired by 2022 community voter participation! A strong democracy is centered around community power and voting is key to making our voices heard! Together with phenomenal immigrant- and Native-led partner organizations Empowering Families in Scottsbluff, Centro Hispano in Columbus, Unity in Action in South Sioux City, Native Futures in Alliance, and many …

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Congress wraps up 2022 with some steps forward, changes, and inaction

Today Congress passed an omnibus appropriations bill, making key investments in some areas, while falling short in others. Read on to learn about the policy changes made to areas like access to nutrition, health care, and economic support for our communities. The bill included these important steps forward: What’s happening to the Temporary Medicaid Continuous …

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Statewide Nebraska organizations urge Congressional action on positive immigration laws before end of year

December 12, 2022 Dear members of Nebraska’s Congressional delegation, As Nebraska community, business, health, education, agriculture, civic, and faith organizations and leaders from across the state, we urgently call on Nebraska’s members of Congress to take action for positive immigration laws before the end of the year — in order to create stability for longtime …

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Renewing Registry Bill: It’s time for full inclusion!

A very simple new bill in Congress would make a small but important update to current immigration law by creating a way for longtime community members to apply for residency and citizenship. But in order for this change to happen, we must tell Congress to act BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR! The proposed change …

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Photos + Videos from Your Welcoming Week!

YAY for a successful Welcoming Week 2022! Welcoming Week 2022 gave us a chance to celebrate #WhereWeBelong by bringing people together across lines of difference to develop greater understanding, mutual support, and communities where we all belong. This year, creative Welcomers across Nebraska hosted festivals, virtual cooking tutorials, and storytelling events. And several local elected …

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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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