Part 5: Transformation Project

August 27th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Growing up in poverty is one of the most significant indicators that a person will end up in some kind of “system” – the welfare system or the criminal justice system – in their lifetime. Today you’ll meet a prisoner who says his experience only made him more determined to succeed.

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Voices in Poverty: Gangs & Guns

August 20th, 2010

By Angel Martin

First Place Winner, Series, Northwest Broadcast News Association

Omaha, NE – As part of the series, Voices in Poverty, Angel Martin takes a closer look at gangs and guns in the city, and the so-called “hood life.”

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Part 3: Mentoring

August 13th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – High school dropout rates in Nebraska have dropped to their lowest levels in more than 10 years. And the state has one of the highest graduation rates in the country according to several reports.

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Part 2: Childcare

August 6th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – More and more studies show the first few years in a child’s life are crucial to their development. Each day as they grow and learn, their brains soak up information and stimuli like a sponge.

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