Tag Archives: fight crime: invest in kids

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

Nebraska Law Enforcement Leaders Say Quality Early Learning Can Keep Kids Out of Prison Later

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine and Douglas County Sheriff Timothy Dunning released a new report on the critical influence quality early learning can have on a child's trajectory, particularly if the child is at risk. A strong start prepares children for success in school and reduces the chance they will drop out and become involved in crime later.  Read More

July 21, 2017  |  Posted in General

Nebraska Law Enforcement Leaders: Quality Early Care and Education Would Reduce Future Crime

Lincoln Public Safety Director Tom Casady has called on lawmakers to expand high-quality early care and education to lower crime. Casady spoke on behalf of Nebraska’s 80 members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Read More

August 14, 2014  |  Posted in General