Virtual Evicted Book Club

Come join us over Zoom to discuss the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a 2016 non-fiction book by the American author Matthew Desmond. Set in the poorest areas of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the book follows eight families struggling to pay rent to their landlords during the financial crisis…

Appleseed Supporter Briefing – State Policy

Virtual

As we prepare for a new legislative session at the Unicameral, and await shifts at the federal level, join us for two policy briefings with our State Policy Director Katie Pitts and our Federal Policy Director Becca Brune to learn more about Appleseed’s legislative priorities for the upcoming year, and what you can do to advocate and stay engaged. RSVP…

Collective Impact Lincoln Year-End Celebration

Virtual

Join the Collective Impact Team for a virtual year-end drive celebration! There will be a neighborhood trivia game (with prizes!) and time for recognition and reflections over this past year. Questions? Contact Nancy Petitto at nancy.petitto@civicnebraska.org. RSVP for the event on CIL’s Facebook page here.

Appleseed Supporter Briefing – Federal Policy

Virtual

As we prepare for a new legislative session at the Unicameral, and await shifts at the federal level, join us for two policy briefings with our State Policy Director Katie Pitts and our Federal Policy Director Becca Brune to learn more about Appleseed’s legislative priorities for the upcoming year, and what you can do to advocate and stay engaged. RSVP…

Write for Rights 2020: End Family Separation and Immigrant Detention

Virtual

Join Appleseed’s Vanessa Martinez and Denise Bell from Amnesty International USA for a discussion about the harmful issue of family separation, ICE, and immigrant detention. Learn about trends and characteristics of family separation in Nebraska and the across the country, how organizations are working to address family separation policies and keep families together, and how you can help!  RSVP for…

Behind on Rent Film Screening

Virtual

BEHIND ON RENT, a 25-minute film by Lincoln filmmaker Gabriella Parsons, shares the stories of housing-insecure Nebraskans and their families amid the COVID-19 pandemic. BEHIND ON RENT highlights the human toll of our burgeoning eviction crisis and features those who are working to protect our neighbors. -> Join us right here on Facebook each day starting Monday, Dec. 14, through…

Collective Impact Lincoln Year-End Celebration

Virtual

Join the Collective Impact Lincoln team for a virtual end of the year celebration! We want to take time to celebrate our neighborhoods and all of you. We will have a neighborhood trivia game (with prizes!) and time for recognition and reflections over this past year. You can join us anytime between 6:00 and 7:30 pm at this Zoom link.…

Centro Hispano: Take Action on Positive Immigration Laws on Zoom

Virtual

It’s time for positive immigration laws and full inclusion of longtime community members and families! Congress has important opportunities to pass positive immigration laws like the Dream & Promise Act, the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act, and the U.S. Citizenship Act, to create stability for Nebraska families and communities. Your voice makes a difference! Join us as we take action…

Urban Abbey: Take Action on Positive Immigration Laws on Zoom

Virtual

It’s time for positive immigration laws and full inclusion of longtime community members and family! Join Nebraska Appleseed and Urban Abbey in this important and vital work! Congress has not meaningfully updated our immigration laws in more than 35 years, causing unnecessary harm to local families and communities. Currently, Congress has important opportunities to pass positive immigration laws like the…