Buffalo County Community Partners, is a county-wide effort located in central Nebraska. Buffalo County Community Partners was one of the first projects of its kind in Nebraska. Community Partners has data assessments or surveys done each year to monitor the health status of the community. They take the results and share them with the community. Community members create coalitions to address the problems and unite resource to create change. For more information about us click here.
Did you miss our December newsletter? No worries. We've got it right here for you. Scroll through the newsletter below to learn what we've been up to the last month. If you'd like to get signed up for our newsletter to be delivered to you in the mail or by email each...read more
This post was written by Kearney High School senior, Isabella Breinig, as part of her volunteer hours with Buffalo County Community Partners. Body image, defined by the Webster Dictionary as, a subjective picture of one's own physical appearance established both...read more
Since the fall of 2014, Buffalo County schools and childcare facilities have been implementing a social emotional learning curriculum called Second Step. This curriculum gives students the tools to excel in and out of the classroom by challenging them in emotion...read more
The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) came together for their first meeting of the year in August. The members had a board orientation going through expectations for the year, and then they proceeded with the meeting. “Our meeting was very informative and I think it was a...read more
One of the HealthyMINDS Collaborative's partners, The S.A.F.E. Center, recently hosted Nebraska’s first regional training of Coaching Boys Into Men. This training is a strategy of the HealthyMINDS violence prevention group, who is working together to reduce youth...read more
Earlier this spring, Two Rivers Department of Public Health put together an “Active Living Summit” to gather community input on improving active lifestyles in Kearney. After two communitymeetings, a few areas for action emerged. One was the need for complete streets...read more