Research at Nebraska 2021-2022 Report

Tag: U.S. Department of Justice



Avoiding School Violence Before It Starts

As the nation tackles rising school violence, Nebraska is investigating ways to head off threats. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is evaluating tip lines Nebraska schools set up for students, parents, staff and the community to report behaviors of concern. Many lines also support students in crisis, such as those being bullied or […]

Improving Support for Sex Trafficking Survivors

Sex trafficking is receiving greater attention globally. As society begins to acknowledge and tackle this silent crime, survivors have a critical, though largely absent voice. Nebraska’s Katie Edwards aims to improve community response by learning from trafficked survivors themselves. She’s collaborating with Call to Freedom, a South Dakota-based nonprofit organization that supports survivors, and the […]