(402) 597-3100
voices@voicesforchildren.com

More from Voices

Stepping up for Kids: What Should Nebraska Do to Support Kinship Families?

  Today, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released a new policy report on kinship care, Stepping up for Kids: What Governments and Communities Should Do to Support Kinship Families. Kinship care is the age-old tradition of relatives and close family friends caring for children when their parents are unable to do…...

Read more

25 for 25: In the beginning…

  We are commemorating our 25th Anniversary with 25 posts about our history and accomplishments between now and the Spotlight Gala on September 15.  Join us for a celebration of Voices for Children and all of the  organizations, lawmakers, and individuals who have supported our work on behalf of children.   …...

Read more

Spotlight on Betty Cernech, Lifetime Achievement Award

Voices for Children in Nebraska is proud to honor Betty Cernech in recognition of her long career as an advocate for children and families in Nebraska. Her passion for community and public health programs for vulnerable people – from the unborn to the elderly – has driven her work and…...

Read more

Spotlight Gala: Celebrating 25 years of Voices for Children

  2011 marked a turning point for Voices for Children, as founding executive director Kathy Bigsby Moore retired after 23 years of leading the organization.  At the completion of my first year as the new Executive Director, I was passionate about continuing her legacy and all the work that Voices…...

Read more

Legislative Scorecard 2012

  Our state senators make a lot of choices over the course of the legislative session, and the 102nd Legislative Session (2011-2012) was no exception.   During the two year session, 15 of Voices for Children’s priority bills made it to a final vote.  Today we present our first ever legislative…...

Read more

Are we failing our mothers?

With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, we’ve been thinking about moms and the important role they play in families and communities.  Moms aren’t just important to us on a personal level – sure, she gave birth to you and fed you when you were a tiny baby and patiently…...

Read more

Spotlight Gala 2012

                Save the date for the 2012 Spotlight Gala!...

Read more

Legislative Update: Sine Die Edition

Back in January, lawmakers and advocates declared that the 2012 Legislative Session would be the “Session of Children.”  Looking back at the conclusion of the session, we see that still holds true.  2012 was a busy session for Voices for Children in Nebraska.  We testified on a record number of…...

Read more

Coffee with Colleagues – Grand Island

    Voices for Children’s staff will be in Grand Island for a Coffee with Colleagues event on April 19. When: Thursday, April 19 8:30 am Where: Barista’s 940 N. Webb Rd Grand Island, NE 68803 Coffee with Colleagues is an informal meeting open to anyone interested in child well-being.  We meet…...

Read more

Take Action on Prenatal Care!

Late last night, the Legislature advanced LB 599 by a 30-16 vote. This was a huge step for advocates who have been working tirelessly to restore prenatal care to all low-income moms and babies since the loss of care in 2010! But our work is far from over. LB 599…...

Read more