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2016 Nebraska State and Regional Community Assessment Report

Community Action of Nebraska launched the 2016 Community Assessment Survey in August 2016, mailing 10,000 surveys to residents across the state of Nebraska…With this survey, Community Action aims to discover the most pressing challenges Nebraskans face so that Community Action Agencies across the state will be better equipped to address those challenges.

2015 Nebraska Employment and Training Needs Assessment

The report from Community Action Nebraska compiles results from more than 2,000 completed surveys asking about issues related to: employment status and type; the number of hours worked; barriers to employment and training needs; types of education and training opportunities needed to improve employment; perceived access to education and training opportunities; and overall satisfaction with their workplace, compensation, and job satisfaction.

2013 Nebraska State and Regional Community Assessment Report

Community Action of Nebraska launched the 2013 Community Assessment Survey in July 2013, mailing 10,000 surveys to residents across the state of Nebraska. With this survey, Community Action aims to discover the most pressing challenges Nebraskans face so that Community Action Agencies across the state will be better equipped to address those challenges.

2012 Nebraska Employment and Training Needs Assessment

Community Action of Nebraska and the nine Community Action Agencies in Nebraska have released the results of their 2012 Statewide and Regional Community Assessment on Employment, Barriers to Employment and Training Needs.

Nebraska Survey on Financial Behaviors and Practices

Community Action of Nebraska conducted a Community Assessment Survey, mailing surveys to 10,000 residents all across Nebraska targeting adults ages 19-44. The purpose of this survey was to increase our understanding of financial decisions Nebraskans make and to assess their knowledge and general attitudes about money. Community Action Agencies in Nebraska will use the results to evaluate and revise their financial literacy and educational programs and services to better fit the needs of their communities.

Incentive Program

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties (formerly Lincoln Action Program) established the Incentive Program to help motivate and reward families participating in self-sufficiency activities.

Lease-To-Own Housing

Blue Valley Community Action’s Lease-to-Own housing program enables families to rent a new home with the option to purchase after a compliance period.

Parenting Programs

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska created several parenting programs aimed toward preventing abuse and strengthening families.

Young Men in Development

The Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership established Young Men in Development as a mentoring program for youth ages 8-18 to provide the N.E.E.D. for the next generation (Nourishment, Encouragement, Education, Direction).