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This is a wonderful Ted Talk featuring David Brooks talking about loneliness and healing. His reflection is very affirming for those of use in Citizen Advocacy.

GOVERNOR APPROVES DEVELOPMENT OF OLMSTEAD PLAN

Legislature passes bill to require plan to serve people with disabilities in most integrated settings Lincoln, May 21, 2019 – On May 14th the Legislature voted to pass LB 570 which requires the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to develop an “Olmstead Plan” to insure that services are provided to Nebraskans with disabilities in… Continue reading GOVERNOR APPROVES DEVELOPMENT OF OLMSTEAD PLAN

When Life Is Stronger

“One of the biggest flaws in our approach to life is the Western belief that competition creates strong and healthy systems. But competition among individuals is not the dominant way life works. It is always cooperation that increases over time in a living system. Life becomes strong through systems of collaboration and partnering, not through… Continue reading When Life Is Stronger

Today is North Platte Giving Day

We are participating in North Platte Giving Day. We would appreciate your donation to our mission.  Click on this link to support North Platte Citizen Advocacy https://www.northplattegivingday.org/northplattecitizenadvocacy

Our Story

Citizen Advocacy initiates and supports one-to-one matches involving vulnerable people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with valued citizens who are unpaid and independent of the human service system. The matches are independent of the human service system and the Citizen Advocacy office. Once the match is made, the role of the office is to provide… Continue reading Our Story