Acknowledgements

thanking our community partners

A Community Effort

Lincoln Vital Signs is a collaborative project made possible by the efforts of
numerous organizations and leadership. 

thank you

The reports would not have been possible without the generous contributions of data and expertise from additional individuals and organizations. The authors maintain full responsibility for any errors in data or representation.

Special Thanks

The following individuals assisted in the collection, analysis, or presentation of this report:

Lincoln Vital Signs 2022

Alyssa Allen, Tammy Stevenson – The Bridge Behavioral Health
Jason Ball – Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Eric Buchanan – The Buffett Early Childhood Fund
Adelle Burk, T.J. McDowell Jr. – City of Lincoln – Mayor’s Office
Deb Fiddelke – University of NebraskaLincoln
Katie Flood, Clair Lindquist – Lincoln Police Department
Alec Gorynski, Michelle Paulk – Lincoln Community Foundation
Victoria Grasso – Cooper Foundation
Brian Hastings – University of Nebraska Foundation
Morgan Hermanek, Lori Seibel – Community Health Endowment of Lincoln
Sara Hoyle – Lancaster County
Halley Kruse – Acklie Charitable Foundation
Meagan Liesveld – United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County
Betty Medinger, Mary Jo Pankoke – Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Luke Peltz – Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development
Liz Ring Carlson – Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
Erin Rourke – Region V Systems
Nicole Vint –Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Teresa Wanser-Ernst – Lincoln Public Schools
Tom Woods – Woods Charitable Fund
Michelle Zych – Sherwood Foundation

Special Thanks

The following individuals assisted in the collection, analysis, or presentation of this report:

Lincoln Vital Signs Race Equity Trends 2024

Marco Barker – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Karen Bell Dancy – YWCA
Eric Buchanan – Buffett Early Childhood Fund
Marquesha Frost – Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Alec Gorynski – Lincoln Community Foundation
Victoria Grasso – Cooper Foundation
Romero Guerra – El Centro de las Americas
Meagan Liesveld – United Way
Selina Martinez – Lincoln Community Foundation
TJ McDowell – City of Lincoln Mayor’s Office
Michelle Paulk – Lincoln Community Foundation
Nancy Petitto – Civic Nebraska
Lori Seibel – Community Health Endowment
Sandra Washington – City of Lincoln City Council

A NEw Approach to interacting with Data

For the Lincoln Vital Signs report, we worked closely with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Their mission is to facilitate and support research and analytics needs utilizing software for creating interactive data visualization.