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Activism & Education Master List

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Backpack Program Provide food for hungry children through their schools

The Bike Union Mentoring Project Bike shop & coffeehouse, teach youth aging out of foster care 

The Big Garden Cultivate food security by developing community gardens and education 

Bold Nebraska Citizen group focused on taking actions critical to protecting the Good Life

Citizen Scientist Water Quality Program Citizens monitoring water quality for safety and awareness

City Sprouts Empower the community to sustainably grow & eat healthy, local foods

Cross Training Center Solutions to poverty through work

CSO! Clean Solutions for Omaha improves water quality in our local rivers and streams

Douglas County Environmental Services Environmental stewards

Earth Day Omaha Increase public awareness of environmental issues through annual events 

EVWorld Electric vehicle blog based in Omaha

Friends of the Environment Nebraskans dedicated to preserving our natural resources, animals, and consumers

Green Bellevue Promote a beautiful and environmentally-friendly community

Green Omaha Coalition Promote a greener Omaha, distribute a calendar of events

Hunger Free Heartland Collaborate to implement solutions to end childhood hunger

Iowa Food Systems Council Cultivate just and diverse food systems

inCommon Community Development Promote an end to poverty and creating a sustainable future

Joslyn Institute for Sustainability Focus on the built environment to promote sustainable development

Keep Omaha Beautiful City beautification and education on recycling and environmental stewardship 

League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha Influence public policy through education and advocacy

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Research and education center to support agriculture

Live Well Omaha Lead organizations to improve health of individuals and families in our community

Live Well Omaha Kids Grow up a healthy and happy Nebraska kid

Mode Shift Transportation advocacy organization 

Nebraska Bicycling Alliance Cultivate a safer, more bicycle friendly Nebraska 

Nebraska Communities United Fight against corporate take over of Nebraska family farms

Nebraska Farmer’s Union Promote vitality of farmers, their families and communities

Nebraska Game and Parks Aquatic Invasive Species education and management

Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light Facilitate the faith community’s response to our changing climate Nebraska League of Conservation Voters Turn conservation values into political priorities

Nebraska Pachamama Alliance Indigenous wisdom supports a collective transformation

Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society Forty years strong agriculture organization

Nebraskan’s for Solar Create greater access to solar energy for all

Nebraska State Recycling Association Support recycling programs and communities state-wide 

Nebraska Watershed Network Student-driven organization promoting water quality awareness 

Nebraska Wildlife Federation Dedicated to Nebraska’s wildlife and wild spaces

No More Empty Pots Community collaboration for food security and sustainability

Omaha Bee Club Support bees and local beekeepers

Omaha Bikes Promote and advocate for improved transportation, utility, and recreational bicycling 

Omaha By Design Urban design nonprofit that works to improve the physical places in our city

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance Improve children’s health through healthy homes

Omaha Peddlers Bicycle Club Promote cycling in our community 

Omaha Permaculture Foster community through sustainable land stewardship 

Omaha Together One Community Faith-based organization, address environmental & other issues

Omaha Stormwater Sustainable landscapes manual, rain gardens, rain barrels, bioswales

One Omaha Facilitate the sustainable development of neighborhoods in the City of Omaha

Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (NRD) Protects our natural resources 

PLUS Snacks Provides food for hungry children through their school, focus on healthy snacks

Raise the Roots Promote sustainability through local music, food and community

RegeNErate Nebraska Farmers & citizens improving local control over food production & distribution

Restoration Exchange Promote stewardship of older homes, buildings and neighborhoods

Saving Grace Perishable food rescue and delivery

Sierra Club Nebraska Chapter Work to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself

Slow Food Nebraska Good clean fair eating in the Midwest

South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance Enhance South Omaha neighborhoods 

Table Grace Cafe Everyone deserves respect, dignity, and the chance to eat wonderful food

UNO Center for Urban Sustainability Advance urban sustainability

Nebraska Recycling Council Maximize the economic and environmental benefits of resource recovery 

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