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Category: Updates

May 15, 2020

D2 Center and Omaha Gives! May 20, 2020

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Please join us in this local day of giving. We’re still serving our students, who struggle in the best of times, and have even celebrated a few graduations! But these students need us now more than ever. We are staying true to our mission and are supporting our students and their families, connecting them with resources they need most.

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February 10, 2020

Omaha World-Herald Sponsored Feature: Opportunity Youth Alliance

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Thanks to the United Way of the Midlands, a new Sponsored Feature in the Omaha World-Herald shines a spotlight on the Opportunity Youth Alliance, a group of more than 5o local nonprofits working with youth ages 16-24. The D2 Center has been active with the OYA since its inception, and the World-Herald feature includes an interview with the D2 Center’s own Greg Emmel, along with Ronda Newman from Project Everlast Omaha and Chad Mares from Greater Omaha WorkLab.

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November 26, 2019

D2 Center 2018-19 Annual Report

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The D2 Center Annual Report (PDF) for the 2018-2019 fiscal year is now available. Our Annual Report offers information about the students we serve, program outcomes, and our organization overall. High-level results for the year include:
— 368 total students served in the Youth Academic Navigator (YAN) program — an all-time high;
— 65 additional students served in OPS Multiple Pathways programs by D2 Center Career Navigators;
— 79 students graduated from high school — also an all-time high; and
— 250 outreach attempts to withdrawn students through our re-engagement partnership with Omaha Public Schools (OPS).

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