Tag Archives: communities for kids

Class 3 of the Nebraska Early Childhood Policy Leadership Academy to Launch in September

The Policy Leadership Academy is a non-partisan initiative of First Five Nebraska designed to help citizen-leaders develop their skills to advocate for public policies that support development of young children.  Read More

May 20, 2021  |  Posted in General

Report: Lack of child care in rural Nebraska impacts business, communities, crime, security

Our investments in young children in rural communities are directly related to economic growth, public safety and quality of life in Greater Nebraska. First Five Nebraska hosted a webinar for release of Council for a Strong America's report on the scarcity of child care in rural communities that included a discussion with Nebraska business, law enforcement, military and early care and education leaders. Read More

March 02, 2021  |  Posted in Research

FFN’s Policy Leadership Academy plans to recruit next class in spring 2021

First Five Nebraska, in partnership with Communities for Kids, launched the Nebraska Early Childhood Policy Leadership Academy in 2019 to engage policymakers on early childhood policy at the state level and in their communities. Read More

September 10, 2020  |  Posted in General