National Welcoming Week – September 14-23

Mark your calendar for upcoming local events across Nebraska celebrating this year’s National Welcoming Week! This month, towns in Nebraska and nationwide celebrate how our communities are strongest when everyone feels welcome during the 7th annual National Welcoming Week September 14-23.

In 2017, there were more than 700 events around the country. Nebraska communities are excited to make this year the biggest one yet!

Click here for a list of Nebraska’s National Welcoming Week events!

Omaha Table Talk: Courts Matter – September 27

Please join Appleseed and Inclusive Communities at the first Omaha Table Talk of the 2018 / 2019 Autumn season! We will be discussing the importance of the judicial nomination process, how to make your voice be heard and how to become an active part of the change our country deserves.

Thursday, September 27

University of Nebraska – Omaha Community Engagement Center
6001 Dodge Street, Omaha

5:30-6:00 p.m. | Check-in and get food
6:00 p.m. | Panel Discussion
6:45 p.m. | Facilitated Table Discussions and Wrap up

This event is FREE, but advance registration is required.

Community Hunger Policy Forum – September 28

One in 8 Nebraskans have limited access to the food they need. For Nebraska children, it’s 1 in 5.

This Community Hunger Policy Forum will get a better sense of the top hunger-related issues across the state from community members, organizations, and policy makers in order to address them through policy on the state and federal levels.

When: Friday, September 28, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Center For People in Need (3901 N. 27th Street, Lincoln)

A free breakfast and coffee will be provided.

Click here to RSVP on Facebook

The Good Apple Awards – October 11

Save the date for the 2018 Good Apple Awards, Appleseed’s annual fundraiser celebrating people who stand up for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Livestock Exchange Building Ballroom

4920 S 30th St, Omaha, NE 68107

Purchase tickets or reserve a table for ten online.

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