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MLK Day – How will you strengthen your community?

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This is the only federal holiday designated as a National Day of Service. This holiday has become one day each year when people across the country step up to make communities more equitable and take action to help fulfill Dr. King’s dream. Together, we can strengthen ties to …

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Columbus Proclamation - Welcoming Week 2022

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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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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Our past, our present and our future! Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. This is an opportunity to reflect on our past, take hold of our present, and imagine our future. Immigrant Nebraskans shaped the state we live in today, building our agricultural economy, as entrepreneurs, educators, inventors, laborers and community leaders. Today, immigrant neighbors continue in those same roles adding to the …

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Tea Time: Upcoming inclusion events you won’t want to miss!

How are we in May already? But here we all are, and as the May flowers blossom in all their colorful glory, there are many emerging opportunities around cultivating communities where everyone feels that they belong. Belonging Begins With Us Together, we can create communities where everyone feels they belong. Together with Welcoming America’s Belonging …

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