Nebraska Public Engagement Project

Nebraska Public Engagement Project

The Nebraska Consortium of Tribal, State, and Federal Courts invites Native American communities to share their thoughts and concerns about the court system in Nebraska at four public engagement sessions. Join us and facilitators, Judge Bill Thorne (Pomo Tribe) and Jennifer Walter for food and conversation.

November 5, 2019
CASA for Douglas County
2412 St. Mary’s Ave, Omaha, Nebraska

November 6, 2019
Ohiya Casino
53142 Hwy 12, Niobrara, Nebraska

November 7, 2019
Nebraska Indian Community College
1111 US 75, Macy, Nebraska

November 7, 2019
Little Priest Tribal College
601 E College Road, Winnebago, Nebraska

The event will include:

  • Discussion facilitated by Judge Bill Thorne and Jenny Walter
  • A meal
  • $50 gift card for survey participation*
  • A “Know Your Rights” presentation by the Native American Unit at Legal Aid of Nebraska

An evaluation will be conducted by the National Center for State Courts in collaboration with the UNL Public Policy Center. *While supplies last, exclusion may apply

Please view the flyer below to learn more and to register for one of the sessions.