Human Services Connections

Join members of the executive committee of the Human Services Federation as they shine a weekly spotlight on the great work being done by the many nonprofit agencies in Lincoln and Lancaster County. The program features interviews with leaders from a different local agency each week and strives to engage our nonprofit community with the people who can benefit from its vast services.
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Mary Barry-Magsamen comes on the show to discuss the behavioral health services available for women at St. Monica's
(Human Services Connections - June 04, 2015)
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23:21 min
Linda Birkes-Lance, executive director of Bright Lights, talks about the orgranization's educational summer programming for elementary and middle school students in Lincoln.
(Human Services Connections - May 28, 2015)
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20:36 min
Bridges To Hope Executive Director Rhonda Mattingly discusses the organization's work helping formerly incarcerated individuals to get back on their feet by offering furniture and household items.
(Human Services Connections - May 21, 2015)
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22:26 min
Teresa Harms and Julie Smith host an interview with Jason Smith, executive director of the YMCA's Camp Kitaki.
(Human Services Connection - May 14, 2015)
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22:55 min
Perhaps everything should be considered a resource, even if you are not using it. Tom Randa and Casey Karges bring Julie Diegel, exucetive director of WasteCap Nebraska, on the show to review how we see and use resources and waste.
(Human Services Connections - May 07, 2015)
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22:16 min
Catching up on some of the latest happenings in the human services world of Lincoln.
(Human Services Connections - April 15, 2015)
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22:21 min
Teresa Harms and Julie Smith visit with Bryan Seck, Homeless Outreach Specialist with Lincoln Public Schools.
(Human Services Connections - April 09, 2015)
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22:59 min
Special guest Gary Nelson of Nebraska Children's Home shares some local quilts. Check them out in person on Sunday, April 26th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church!
(Human Services Connections - April 02, 2015)
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22:13 min
Join us tomorrow as we visit with Pam Magdanz, Education Coordinator from Bright Lights!
(Human Services Connections - March 26, 2015)
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21:41 min
Nancy Mize, PsychologistOutpatient Services Director at Child Guidance Center
(Human Services Connections - January 15, 2015)
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24:21 min
Julie Cervantes-Salomons, Executive Director at Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, discusses the organization's commitment to pairing children with caring and trusting adults to become positive influences in their lives.
(Human Services Connections - January 8, 2015)
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21:28 min
Jim Blue, President and CEO of CEDARS, discusses the organization's work supporting children and building strong families in the Lincoln community.
(Human Services Connections - December 25, 2014)
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25:12 min
Andy Larson, Director of Operations of the Boys & Girls Clubs of LincolnLancaster County
(Human Services Connections - December 18, 2014)
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21:48 min
Brad Meyer, CEO of People's Health Center, discusses services available to those in the area in need of healthcare and more.
(Human Services Connection - December 11, 2014)
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22:10 min
Phil Tegeler, Executive Director at The Bridge Behavioral Health, discusses the organization's work connecting people suffering from addiction and related mental health issues with support and treatment.
(Human Services Connection - December 4, 2014)
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22:35 min
Kit Boesch, Administrator at the Lancaster Human Services Administration, discusses how the program helps guide the community to respond to human needs in a collaborative, cost efficient, and expedient manner with available resources.
(Human Services Connection - November 27, 2014)
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25:09 min
Clover Frederick, with Junior League of Lincoln, discusses the agency's volunteerism and support of community projects in the area.
(Human Services Connections - November 20, 2014)
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21:26 min
Lynn Ayers, Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center, discusses the organization’s work assisting child victims in southeast Nebraska.
(Human Services Connection - November 6, 2014)
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20:52 min
Corrie Kielty, Executive Director at Nebrasak CASA, discusses the statewide network of programs that recruit and train community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in Nebraska court systems.
(Human Services Connection - October 30, 2014)
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22:20 min
Dr. Karla Lester, founder of Teach A Kid To Fish, discusses the local nonprofit's mission to combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.
(Human Services Connections - October 23, 2014)
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21:31 min
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