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This project evaluated opportunities, barriers, and gaps for recycling and solid waste disposal across all Nebraska counties and municipalities. Tools for the program evaluation included a multi-modal survey approach as well as several stakeholder focus groups. As part of the project, the research team collected stakeholder input on strategies to enhance recycling in Nebraska in […]
Lincoln needed a comprehensive, credible source of trend data about our community’s well-being. Such a source could be used by community leaders to identify emerging issues and to highlight areas of need and opportunity. Many communities have found that tracking key indicators about their community is a powerful way to understand their assets and challenges. […]
The Public Policy Center was asked to provide assistance and discussion relative to facilitating the initial meeting of the Legislatively-created Water Funding Task Force. This included assistance on topics such as: election of officers, selection of a consultant, suggested meeting schedules, potential educational assistance, and potential roles for Task Force members.
Through a collaborative partnership with the Wide River Technology Extension Center (TEC), the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center coordinated efforts among Nebraska’s post-secondary institutions to promote integration of health IT into the initial and ongoing training of health professionals and support staff. The Workforce Development project was a component of the Wide River TEC’s […]
Project researchers assessed state meat inspection programs (nationally with foci on neighboring states of Kansas and Minnesota) so that the Agricultural Committee of the legislature could determine the advisability of Nebraska implementing a meat inspection program.
This initiative integrated planning and implementation of the City/County’s Human Services Plan across the health and human services community as well as the public. Goals included key policy decisions emanating from the human services community, not a proscriptive process controlled solely by funders. Community Service Initiative facilitated participation and input by representatives from the service […]