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BRIGHT FUTURE AMERICORPS

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Heritage for Peace - Macy, Nebraska logoPurpose

Fourteen Bright Futures AmeriCorps Members actively engage with area youth in Macy, Nebraska.  Ten members assist classroom teachers in the Omaha Tribe Head Start and Umonhon Nation Public School Kindergarten classrooms.  Four Members assist with afterschool, evening, and weekend programming, encouraging youth to participate in healthy alternatives during the after-school, evening, and weekend hours by through Project Washkon (the school based after school program) and the Valentine Parker Jr. Community Youth Prevention Center (a K-12 after school and evening prevention and activity center/safe haven). These four members will, as well, work towards and complete their GED’s during their year of service.  Corps Members will also plan and organize youth events, as well as collaborate with local organizations to provide youth-based community events and activities. 

Lead Agency:  Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

Service Sites

Omaha Tribe Head Start, Macy
Project Washkon, Macy
Valentine Parker, Jr. Community Youth Prevention Center, Macy

Contact for information or to volunteer
Julie Jacobsen, EdD
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Box 250
Macy, NE 68039
P: 402-837-4191
E: julie.jacobsen@ihs.gov