Strong Neighborhoods

Closing the digital divide

Closing the digital divide

The Internet is a major part of our lives.  If we need an answer, we Google it.  If we want to stay connected with friends and family, we use Facebook, Snapchat, or Twitter. Students need the Internet to create and submit homework. Families use it to find information...

Vision What’s Possible

Vision What’s Possible

Published 3/29/2016 NAC48 project gains momentum with employment skills focus The Northwest 48th Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC48) has taken valuable steps toward its goal to improve employability and career paths for residents of the Arnold neighborhood...

Community, well‐being & future outlook

Community, well‐being & future outlook

Published 1/20/2016 The 2014 Nebraska Metro Poll continues an on‐going effort to understand the perceptions and concerns of urban residents. The Metro Poll expands upon the efforts of the Omaha Conditions Survey conducted by the Center for Public Affairs Research...

Neighborhoods and Healthy Child Development

Neighborhoods and Healthy Child Development

A child’s neighborhood can play an important role in his or her physical, mental, and emotional development. Studies show that over and above individual and family-level influences, a person's neighborhood income level in childhood can profoundly affect his or her...