LWVGO will be hosting the second annual Kim Culp Juvenile Justice Forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center on UNO’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. EVENT PURPOSE The purpose of the forum is to honor the work of Kim Culp, […]
On Feb. 13, the League of Women Voters of Nebraska submitted testimony in support of LB 230, a bill to provide for room confinement of juveniles as prescribed. On Feb. 14, members of the Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the bill, but did not take any immediate action. Download the submitted testimony or read the full text below. Dear […]
On Feb. 13, the League of Women Voters of Nebraska submitted testimony in support of LB 391, a bill to change duties of peace officers taking juveniles into custody or interrogating juveniles and prohibit use of statements taken in violation of the rights of a juvenile Download the submitted testimony or read the full text […]
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 […]
On March 22, 2018, LWVGO hosted the first-annual Kim Culp Juvenile Justice Forum. The forum, titled “The State of Juvenile Justice in Nebraska,” featured panelists: Chris Rodgers, Douglas County Commissioner; Jeanne Brandner, Deputy, Probation Administrator-Juvenile Services Division; Anne Hobbs, Director, UNO Juvenile Justice Institute; Juliet Summers, Juvenile Justice Policy Coordinator, Voices for Children and Julie […]
Our May Dine & Discuss event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. (speaker begins at 5:30) on Monday, May 23 at Valentino’s, 5022 S 108th St. Our guest speaker is Toia Phillips, High School Program Coordinator with Partnership 4 Kids. Partnership 4 Kids is a goal setting and group mentoring program that builds hope for under-served […]
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.