Events

Community Builder Workshop

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10 AM – 2 PM
City Impact
1035 N 33rd St
Lincoln, Nebraska 68503

This Community Builder Workshop will have a focus on Housing Affordability, including a community partner presentation from Renters Together and breakout sessions on housing affordability and adequacy. Sponsored by Collective Impact Lincoln (), a partnership of Civic Nebraska, Nebraska Appleseed, and South of Downtown Community Development Organization.

Accommodations: Free childcare, complimentary snacks & beverages, lunch will be provided.

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Lincoln Medicaid Expansion Community Meet-up

Monday, March 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Foundry
211 N 14th St, 3rd Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Join us to get updates on Medicaid expansion implementation, discuss what’s going on in your community, and other ways to get involved. This is a free event. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Share our event on Facebook.


First Friday Exhibit: “Stories of Impact”

Friday, April 5, 2019, 6 PM – 8 PM
Asian Community & Cultural Center
144 N 44th St, Ste A
Lincoln, Nebraska 68503

Photo exhibit open from 6-8pm. Film screening at 7pm and then again at 7:30pm. This event is free, family-friendly and open to the public. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided.

“Stories of Impact” is a series of portraits and short films that represent narratives within six Lincoln neighborhoods –– Near South, Everett, Belmont, Hartley, Clinton and University Place. The project aims to amplify the stories and perspectives of individuals who reside in these neighborhoods by asking them to reflect on where they live and what makes their community unique. All photos and videos were produced by documentary photographer and videographer Gabriella Parsons in partnership with Collective Impact Lincoln, a collaboration between Civic Nebraska, Nebraska Appleseed, and South of Downtown Community Development Organization.

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Taste of 27th on the Bridge

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5 PM – 7 PM
Elaine Hammer Bridge
N. 27th and Y St.
Lincoln, NE

Experience the latest adventure on N. 27th St as we dine together on top of the Elaine Hammer Bridge! This event will feature nine of our specialty restaurants and market located along the corridor: Amins Kitchen, Banhwich Cafe, Imperial Palace, Lobo’s City Mex, Misky Bakery, Pho Factory, Sal’s Pizza, and Saigon Market.

The dinner is limited to 100 diners who walk to the top of the bridge for the “White tableclothed” feast. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online (18 yrs and older). All food included with ticket price.

Hosted by: N 27th St Business & Civic Association, Nebraska Appleseed, NeighborWorks Lincoln, Asian Community & Cultural Center, Little Saigon Asian Grocery Store, Heartland Optical, Advantage Insurance Agency, The Moose’s Tooth Outdoor Co., and Cycle Works.


Lincoln Unites! 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019, 1:30 PM – 7 PM
Nebraska History Museum
131 Centennial Mall North
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

Don’t miss the Fourth Annual LINCOLN UNITES! citizenship ceremony and festival on Friday, May 10. Enjoy a full, free afternoon of celebrating Lincoln’s great diversity of cultures:

  • FREE international food
  • Performers from around the world
  • A citizenship ceremony
  • A film festival
  • Many interactive booths!

Get Involved

Let’s work together for a more just Nebraska!

Want to get involved by participating in a phone bank, hosting a letter-writing party, or doing something else? Let us know on our Volunteer page