“Homebuilding” Competition

06.07.20

Join NeighborWorks Lincoln in a friendly virtual competition of “homebuilding” in which your family is invited to create a home out of toothpicks, marshmallows, and other simple household items… be creative! Photos should be submitted to staff@nwlincoln.org no later than June 9th and will be uploaded to the NeighborWorks Lincoln Facebook page. The public will vote for their chosen winners between June 10th-12th. Read More

NeighborWorks Lincoln Names New CEO

06.06.20

NeighborWorks Lincoln is pleased to announce the hiring of Wayne Mortensen, AIA, as the organization’s new CEO. A Nebraska native, Mortensen will relocate to Lincoln from Cleveland, Ohio where he served as Director of Design & Development at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for the last seven years. Mortensen is expected to start in mid-July. “Wayne possesses Read More

Virtual Presentation: History and Impact in Malone/Hawley

06.04.20

Please join NeighborWorks Lincoln on Tuesday, June 9th from 1-2:30pm for a virtual presentation on the “History and Impact in Malone/Hawley.” The history of the Malone/Hawley neighborhood involves the vibrant, early African-American neighborhood, the devastating effects of red-lining and the Northeast Radial, then, the long road back. We will highlight neighborhood connectedness, history, and the Read More

4th Annual Neighborhood Forum

01.08.20

Jon Carlson, Aide to Mayor Gaylor Baird, will open the Forum with an overview of the budget and 2020 priorities. Following the opening, will be breakout sessions where participants will choose up to three city departments they want to learn more about and share concerns. City departments will include: Planning, Parks and Recreation, LTU (transportation Read More

NeighborWorks Lincoln Announces Resignation of CEO Mike Renken

11.01.19

LINCOLN, NE – NeighborWorks Lincoln today has announced the resignation of CEO Michael Renken. The Board of Directors of NeighborWorks Lincoln accepted his resignation effective as of Oct. 29, 2019. The Board of Directors has hired Terry Uland as Interim CEO. Uland previously led NeighborWorks Lincoln for more than 15 years and more recently served Read More

Village Square Celebration

06.03.19

We would like to invite you to help us celebrate annual NeighborWorks Week this year from June 1-7th. This year, NeighborWorks organizations across the country are focusing on how we are “Building Strong Communities Together Every Day.” It truly takes every hand on deck to help build strong communities. Join us as we celebrate the Read More

A Taste of 27th on the Bridge

04.01.19

Experience the latest adventure on N. 27th St as we dine together on top of the Elaine Hammer Bridge on Thursday, April 25th at 5:00pm! This event will feature nine of our specialty restaurants and market located along the corridor: Amins Kitchen – Banhwich Cafe – Imperial Palace – Lobo’s City Mex – Misky Bakery- Read More

Lincoln Mayoral Candidate Forum

03.25.19

**This event is free and open to the public, however, seats are limited. Please register by clicking here to ensure your spot at the event. When registering, you must select the quantity of tickets you are reserving.  On March 30th, candidates running for Mayor of Lincoln will convene to discuss key issues facing the city of Lincoln, and what they Read More

3rd Annual Neighborhood Forum

01.16.19

Join Lincoln’s Neighborhoods, City Departments, and Nebraska Senators in Lincoln’s Third Annual Neighborhood Forum! We will begin the event by hearing from our state senators about this session’s bills on neighborhood and housing issues. A small breakfast (fruit, muffins, etc) and coffee will be available. We will follow the senator panel with small roundtable discussions featuring representatives from Read More

Annual Opening Doors Fundraiser

10.26.18

The Annual Opening Doors Fundraiser was held on November 13th with record-breaking attendance. A special thank you to all those in attendance.

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Opening Doors in Our Community

NeighborWorks Lincoln is a non-profit organization dedicated to community revitalization through an active partnership of resident leaders, private businesses and public officials. We open doors for people to achieve their dreams of home ownership and for others who desire a safe and attractive neighborhood.

I’m so thankful for this program and all the people that help make homeownership happen!! It’s been 5 years now [since I bought my home, but it] still feels like yesterday!

– Shauna I.
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