Our Mission: We advocate for equitable opportunity for children in Nebraska through research, policy, and community engagement.

Our Vision: We envision a Nebraska with strong communities where every child has all they need to lead a healthy, secure, and fulfilling life.

Our Values: We keep children at the heart of everything we do and follow a core set of values that serve as a guide for our words and actions. 

  • Integrity. We serve as an independent and non-partisan voice to drive systems change. 
  • Information. We use research, data, and community input to inform our direction and guide our actions. 
  • Equity. We intentionally center diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in all we do. 
  • Courage. We fight against the status quo when necessary to amplify youth’s voices and transform systems. 
  • Collaboration. We listen and partner in order to support children and families according to their needs.