Learn About Courts and How They Affect Nebraskans: Courts Matter

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, Rebecca Langle, host and Vice President of the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha, talks with Robert McEwen, J.D., Legal Director at Nebraska Appleseed, about the Courts Matter Coalition of Nebraska. The Courts Matter Coalition of Nebraska works to educate the public about the importance of federal […]

Voters’ Guide: Douglas County Sheriff

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Transforming the Hustle After Incarceration: Join Us for Our April Dine & Discuss

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Join us from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 23 at Valentino’s, 5022 S. 108th St., for our April Dine & Discuss event. The topic is life after incarceration and improving the lives, and supporting the community re-entry, of returning citizens. Our guest speaker is Jasmine L. Harris, MPH, Post-Release Program Manager,  Defy Ventures Nebraska. […]

Support LB 869, A Benefit to Juvenile Justice

The Leagues of Women Voters of Nebraska and Greater Omaha support LB 869, introduced by Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks. The bill would change provisions relating to sealing of juvenile records. Read testimony in support of LB 869 from LWVNE president Sherry Miller and policy director John Else: Else_Miller Letter LB 869 020918.  

The Innocence Project

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The Innocence Project works to free convicts who are wrongly imprisoned using DNA. In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha, Geri Simon talks with Tracy Hightower-Henne, the director of the Nebraska Innocence Project about their work. Go Vote Omaha! is our locally produced informational television program. Watch Go Vote Omaha at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights […]