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City Impact in Lincoln, Nebraska empowers under-resourced communities through holistic youth, family, and neighborhood development. We aspire to be the best in the world at seeing, investing in, and encouraging the unique strengths of under-resourced youth and families so that their leadership makes a lasting positive impact within in our Lincoln community.
Through core values of growth mindset, community, and excellence, City Impact encourages holistic transformation.
Thanks to 300+ volunteers who loved on and empowered struggling readers at Clinton, Elliot, Hartley and McPhee Elementary Schools.
Gifts of Love donations provided Christmas with dignity for 3000+ under-resourced children and their parents.
42 mentoring pairs provide students with motivation and preparation to for post high school education and success.
Programs To Help Youth & Families Thrive
Program resumes Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 4:30 – 6:30 PM
This year City Impact Mentoring had 42 Mentoring pairs with 2,627 hours spent together.
City Impact Faith Academy programs merge Bible study & relational discipleship to empower youth.
Making An Impact One Story At A Time
Back to School Celebration Back to School Night is a tradition at City Impact. This year we brought the fun, showcasing some CI kids’ dance talent and sharing Kona Ice.The smiles say it all!
Summer Camps Create Memories for CI Kids Camp Sonshine and Camp Solaris are the highlight of the summer for many City Impact kids and youth. This summer, we were able to send 37 kids to camp! Campers enjoy a huge variety of activities including swimming, archery, go...
Community Realized Through Art In celebration of City Impact's 25th year, we partnered with The PALETTE Project to create a collaborative mural for our space. It's important that our youth and families feel welcome when they come to City Impact. We wanted to create a...
Youth Voice Amplified A few nights ago, City Impact held our second Community Conversation evening of the summer. This one focused on hearing the voices of our students. Dozens of youth and staff gathered, enjoyed a meal, and engaged in meaningful conversation. “The...
Growing the Ripple of Empowerment This week, we celebrated our graduating 5th graders at CI Kids. Students K – 4th grade, youth leaders, teachers, volunteers, and parents gathered to cheer on the grads as they crossed the stage one by one. The graduates walked through...
Rising Reading Star: Emiliano's Story When Emiliano started coming to CI Reading in fall of 2021, he was completely closed off. He found reading frustrating and hard, and he was distrustful of the adults who tried to help. At CI Reading, we love skeptical students!...
Zahria has grown up at City Impact, coming to CI Kids every Tuesday then becoming a youth leader. Now, she’s on staff at City Impact teaching a classroom of 2nd graders every week. But life hasn’t always been easy for Zahria. Check out Zahria’s story in her own words....
Last Tuesday was a special night at CI Kids, observing a rite of passage for our 5th-grade class. 5th-grade graduation is a milestone for CI kids and a chance for us to celebrate as a community. Youth leaders serve in every CI Kids classroom helping teachers, leading...
“I love having Jaydlynn serve as a Youth Leader at CI Kids. She’s got such an authentic connection with the kids. She’s a natural community builder,” says CI Kids Director Renee. Jaydlynn has been part of City Impact for 10 years, starting in kindergarten and now...
Taylor has been part of the City Impact family for 15 years. He started coming to Bible Club in kindergarten. “I got to hang out with my friends and make new friends. We would play games in the gym. We did devotionals and had a worship time every week. It was fun!”...