Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Education (Legacy Partner)

The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is currently a legacy site. WISE funds supported continuation of a long history of providing technical assistance, training and resources to school districts statewide who seek assistance in implementing sexual health education initiatives that prevent or reduce the risk of pregnancy, HIV, and other STIs.  

Women's Fund of Omaha(Legacy Partner)

The Women's Fund of Omaha joined WISE to focus specifically on efforts in Douglas County, as part of the organization's broader Adolescent Health Project. The Adolescent Health Project is a multi-pronged, community-wide effort to increase sexual health knowledge among youth and to improve sexual health outcomes in Douglas County.  It includes advocating for and supporting the implementation of sex education in all middle and high schools using the WISE method, building capacity for STD testing and treatment among clinical providers, increasing access to contraception, and sustaining a media campaign to increase awareness and promote best practices.