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Advocates Urge End to School Police Programs

LINCOLN, Neb. – Today a coalition of nonprofit organizations and community groups sent a joint letter to Nebraska school district superintendents and board members, urging them to end their school police programs and reinvest resources into counseling and mental health services.

July 15, 2020

Groups Advocating for Protesters See Progress in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – The ACLU of Nebraska and Justice for James Omaha welcome a new change to the City of Omaha’s plan for Nebraskans who face criminal repercussions for their civil disobedience during racial justice protests.

July 8, 2020

ACLU: Prison Reform Needed More Than Ever

LINCOLN, Neb. – The ACLU of Nebraska is calling for urgent, meaningful reform as Nebraska races toward the formal declaration of a prison overcrowding emergency.

June 25, 2020

Nebraska Should be for Everyone

LINCOLN, Neb. – Today, Nebraska advocates and business leaders joined together to send a clear message following the Supreme Court’s determination on LGBTQ workers’ rights: Nebraska should be for everyone.

June 15, 2020