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We’re glad you’re here to explore how the Learning Community works. See how we’re Investing in children and families to improve academic outcomes.


When children and families connect to new opportunities, that’s good for everyone. Read more in our Community Report.


The Impact Map gives you a snapshot of programs supported by the Learning Community. You’ll find our Coordinating Council  investments in the majority of our eleven school districts.


The next generation is counting on us to be prepared. Our Strategic Plan is a five-year road map to grow opportunities for children and families.


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READ MOREDiapers went to hundreds of babies and toddlers thanks to community supporters.

The Learning Community Foundation joins together with local donors raising $60,000 to help families.The diapers and formula will help parents and children stay safe, healthy and learning during this pandemic.


The Learning Community invites families from northeast Omaha neighborhoods to join Parent University. The program is known for a common-sense approach that gets results for the whole family.

READ MOREParent University mom, Thaw Meh and son

A nice surprise awaits many Parent University families in homeownership classes in the Learning Community Center of North Omaha. Contrary to what they’ve been told, or heard in the past, buying a home is not an impossible dream. Read this Omaha World-Herald about a Parent University family’s inspiring journey to their very own home.


Everyone can be part of this community-wide campaign to promote grade level reading. How can you make a difference? Share these reading tips from our Omaha Public Library partner-in-residence.


Better employment, better health and better skills. The first study to look at the midlife impact of quality early childhood education shows lasting value.


The Aspen Ascend conference gives our team great ideas for two-generation success. Here in the Learning Community, we’re big believers in a 2-Gen approach. Why?  Because we see firsthand how families build on their strengths. If you’re interested a 2-Gen approach in the Omaha metro area., take a few minutes to explore.  This Aspen Institute report is a […]


Why invest in early childhood education? North Carolina researchers set out to answer that exact question. They followed students from preschoolers all the way to middle school. The results show how early childhood delivers impact, and they can prove it.  


The Learning Community starts the new year with new members in Subcouncils 1: Bradley Ekwerekwu and Brian Thommes, Subcouncil 3: Mark Hoeger and Melinda Kozel, and Subcouncil 5: Anayeli Martinez-Real.  Meet the entire Coordinating Council.

READ MOREAdverse Childhood Experiences pyramid

Nebraska data is part of the latest ACES research now on our Research Foundation page. READ MORE


As the new school year gets underway, every family can take some simple steps to build positive relationships. That’s one of the building blocks in Parent University and it works. Read about it in this Omaha World Herald story in  Momaha.

READ MOREDaddy's Home in Parent University is just for fathers.

After listening to North Omaha fathers, the Learning Community created a new Parent University course just for dads.


It’s a big day for children and families who prepared for success together.


Parents see new opportunities as they graduate from the Learning Community Center of South Omaha. Recent evaluations include outcomes that show children and parents succeeding together.


Local elementary schools are a hub for this Learning Community supported program with promising early results. MORE

READ MOREParent University Team, Families Learning Conference, 2017

Learning Community Dad shares perspective at national conference   School-family partnerships are the key focus area as the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties presents at the National Families Learning Conference in Tuscon, Arizona. The conference draws educators and program staff from across the country to learn and share best practice guidelines. Andre Adams, […]


The first-ever Community Achievement Plan unites school, family and community around new pathways for student success.


The Learning Community is the first Nebraska organization to join the Aspen Ascend network of 2-Gen partners.