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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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UNL Civil Clinic

UNL Civil Clinic – 2022 Seeds 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 Seeds of Justice Award honors outstanding legal contributions to public interest law and/or …

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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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Honoring School Nutrition Staff during National School Breakfast Week

Honoring School Nutrition Staff during National School Breakfast Week This is a guest blog post written by Jazon Ezell, Nebraska SNAC Intern. “None of us really knew what to expect from the coronavirus. We just tried to put in the best procedures we could to hand out meals but it was scary to be the …

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Selina Martinez

Small actions create big change year-round!

Nebraska Appleseed advocates for the well-being of Nebraskans throughout the year — and Nebraskans will continue to be our priority throughout 2022. When you become a Sustaining Monthly Donor, each month\’s small action adds up to create BIG change all-year long on important issues. TODAY, a generous supporter will donate $100 for every NEW Sustaining …

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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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