Monthly Archives: June 2012

June 25, 2012

D2 Center Student Food Tour: Thurs. June 28, 2012

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This Thursday, June 28, D2 Center Careers and Community Engagement Class students will participate in a food tour to learn more about careers in agriculture and culinary arts. The tour starts at an urban farm here in Omaha, followed by a trip to Nebraska City. In Nebraska City, the first stop is the Lied Lodge for lunch and discussion with chef Matthew Taylor, who focuses on local sustainable cuisine, then to Arbor Day Farm to see farming and conservation in a more rural setting. The tour will end back in Omaha by 2:30 PM.

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June 13, 2012

What is a YAN? A Youth Academic Navigator!

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One of the most important elements of the D2 Center program is the YAN, short for Youth Academic Navigator. A YAN is an advocate for the student who connects with them frequently to see how they are doing academically, specifically checking in on credit accrual, attendance, and progress towards a high school diploma.

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