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Meet Betsy Herrman, Mary Lanning Healthcare Community Health Center

Most Nebraskans know that Hastings is the birthplace of childhood favorite, Kool-Aid. But, in the heart of the college town, stands a beacon of health care accessibility: Mary Lanning Healthcare Community Health Center. Betsy Herrman is CHC’s grants coordinator and community outreach educator. She’s been at CHC for seven years and, in each year, she’s …

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Danielle Rose, Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Health Center

Gering sits on Nebraska’s western border about 10 minutes south of Scottsbluff. It’s a town of 8,500 tucked away in the Panhandle. Newer buildings, like the one in which Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) is housed, and older buildings with 1930s brick facades face each other from opposite sides of tree-lined streets. Like …

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Meet Cassie Maher, NEFP’s Operations Coordinator

Cassie, raised in small town Iowa, graduated in 2018 from Iowa Western with an Associate’s degree in Business Administration. For four years, she worked for Southwest Iowa Family Access Center (an organization contracted by DHS) where she collaborated with a team of child welfare workers, addiction therapists, mental health therapists to provide a continuum of …

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Advocates Aligning – Lynette Ingram

Lynette Ingram has traveled to 39 states – but Omaha, Nebraska, is her home.  It’s where Lynette attended Clifton Hill Elementary, Robbins Elementary School, Monroe Middle School, and Benson High School. It’s where she grew up on 45th and Pinkney, and where she finds her family. It’s where she believes institutional change must happen.  Lynette is an Omaha professional that has long championed and supported Nebraskans. …

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