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Here you’ll find a continuously updated collection of powerful
resources on child development, children’s policy, education
and more. Feel free to use and share these resources.

Nebraska Children publications

Nebraska Children financial documents

General resources

  • Comprehensive breakdown of child well being data for the state of Nebraska, compiled by Voices for Children.

Other resources

Early Childhood

  • Nebraska Children administered grants that fund programs aimed at improving outcomes for at-risk babies and toddlers.

  • National leader in early childhood development research and policy, the goal of this Chicago-based organization is that every American child have high-quality early childhood care experiences.

  • The Center aims to improve life outcomes or children all over the world through its groundbreaking reserach, communications and development of childcare best practices.

  • Based at Vanderbilt University, this center was created to increase the capacity of Head Start and other early childcare programs, thereby improving the social and emotional outcomes for vulnerable children.

  • Educare is a research-based childcare program that prepares at-risk children for success in school and nurtures early learning.

Child abuse prevention

Infant mental health

  • Nebraska Children's initiative focused on improving early childhood mental health by training caregivers.

  • Definition of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) plus breakdown of ACEs exposure in Nebraska.

  • WAIMH promotes the mental well-being and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge.

Expanded Learning Opportunities/STEM

  • Nebraska Children's initiative to improve access to and quality of afterschool and summer learning opportunities.

  • The Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project is a 50-state initiative harnessing the power of networks and leaders to help schools and communities leverage the time beyond school to accelerate student achievement by

  • The National AfterSchool Association is the leading voice of the afterschool profession dedicated to the development, education and care of children and youth during their out-of-school hours.

Unconnected youth

  • Nebraska Children's initiative to provide unconnected youth with access to mentoring, housing, transportation, health care, employment training, education and life skills.

  • Nebraska Children's summer camp that reunites siblings who have been separated by foster care or adoptive placements.

  • Most recent report from the Nebraska Foster Care Review Office, including recommendations for improvement.

  • The mission of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is to ensure that young people—primarily those between ages 14 and 25—make successful transitions from foster care to adulthood.

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