Kara Ficke serves as the campaign manager for We Care for Kids, a statewide effort to build support for quality early childhood education for all Nebraska families. Born and raised in Lincoln, Kara has devoted over 15 years to working locally, nationally and internationally with organizations to build community and impact change. She believes that quality early childhood care and education has an incredible impact on children, families and communities and is passionate about building support across Nebraska and beyond.
LINCOLN — In Nebraska, more than 76% of children under age 6 live in homes where all adults work, a figure that is higher than the national average. With this high percentage of young children needing care outside the home, accessible, high-caliber early childhood education becomes an even more important component of the overall quality […]