Features

Feb 6, 2017

Measuring Success with Veteran Participation

Veterans often do better acclimating themselves to civilian life when they participate in daily activities. Team Red, White, and Blue (Team RWB)'s recent study supports these findings that proved veterans who connect to their communities, have enriched lives.

Feb 6, 2017

Embracing ‘Sister-Spirit’ to Create a More Just World

NETWORK, a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace. By aligning their values with their advocacy, they create an inclusive "Sister-Spirit" that involves all in the fight for economic and social transformation.

Feb 6, 2017

The American Council of the Blind and the Policy of Structured Negotiations

Through the implementation of accessible prescription labeling via structured negotiation, the American Council of the Blind achieved a victory, not only assisting the growing pool of individuals impacted by vision loss, but also in addressing the enormous costs confronting society in dealing with an aging population.

Feb 6, 2017

Warrior Canine Connection: Harnessing the Human-Animal Bond to Promote Healing

Warrior Canine Connection empowers Veterans to train service dogs that will help other service members, making a connection between animals and humans that helps heal.

Feb 6, 2017

Secrets to Survival

As the times and the needs of older adults have changed during the last 200 years, so has Ralston Center. Their programs are intricately woven in to the fabric of the communities they serve.

Jan 3, 2017

Improving the Democratic Dialogue

The Congressional Management Foundation is a nonpartisan organization that focuses on the process in the democratic dialogue. Their mission is to create a more accountable, transparent and effective Congress, as well as a better informed and more engaged citizenry.

Jan 3, 2017

Changing urban lives one machine at a time: The Manufacturing Connect Story

Manufacturing Renaissance’s Manufacturing Connect program is a success story that represents promising practice in building private/public partnerships in public education, in linking reform in education to the economic development of a community, and in offering multiple pathways of success particularly for those students that come from troubled school districts.

Jan 3, 2017

Transforming a Community’s Trajectory Through STEM

The Daniel Center for Math and Science which aims to break the cycle of generational poverty by giving children the tools to become academically and personally successful.

Jan 3, 2017

Community Commitment: A Collaboration to Equitize Breastfeeding

The North Omaha Advisory Team has used a collective impact framework to which is impacting health and has become a powerful reminder of the importance of community empowerment and including those at the table who are impacted by the decisions.

Jan 3, 2017

Social Justice: Freeing the Wrongly Convicted

Wrongful convictions happen more often than we realize and for reasons most of us cannot envision. Centurion takes on the challenges of working to free wrongly convicted people who would likely die in prison without the organization’s advocacy.