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May 05, 2022

Community Resource Fair for Omaha-area Youth, May 4, 2022

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D2 Center staff participated in the Community Resource Fair for young adults at Fontenelle Park Pavilion along with more than 25 nonprofits, community agencies, educational institutions, and employers. Organizations shared info ranging from education and housing to health care and legal services.

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May 03, 2022

D2 Center 2022 Summer Elective Classes

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May is here and it’s time to start thinking about summer! Every year the D2 Center offers options for students who are in need of elective credits. These courses are designed to complement OPS summer school opportunities and are taught by Nebraska certified teachers. Once again this year classes are virtual, other than the the first session where students are required to pick up class materials in-person at the D2 Center. See below for details!

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April 18, 2022

Accelere College and Career Fair, April 2022

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D2 Center staff participated in the OPS Accelere College and Career Fair on April 14, 2022. About 20 local employers, postsecondary education and training organizations, and the military were present to meet with students. Here are a few photos of the event, which had a great turnout!

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March 31, 2022

Reconnecting Youth: Putting Out of School, Out of Work Youth on a Path to Self-Sufficiency

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The D2 Center is included in a new set of tools produced by MDRC and Child Trends for the project “Reconnecting Youth: Putting Out of School, Out of Work Youth on a Path to Self-Sufficiency.” These tools can be accessed on youth.gov. This project was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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November 24, 2021

D2 Center @ Intern Omaha Expo

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D2 Center staff attended the Intern Omaha Expo at the Scott Conference Center on November 19, 2021. Hundreds of students attended from school districts in Douglas and Sarpy County to learn about career options from over 40 Omaha Metro employers in a variety of fields. Below, D2 Center Staff Specialist Jodie Martinez visits with local high school students about an internship opportunity at the D2 Center.

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