RESPECT Is Thankful: A Message from Dr. Patricia Newman

I want to start by saying how thankful I am for the teamwork exhibited by the RESPECT staff while creating a VIRTUAL replication of the RESPECT organization during the past six months…

Virtual Programs Piloted at Westside Community Schools

After months of transitioning RESPECT’s interactive educational theatre programs to digital platforms and creating new scripts and content to address a world with COVID-19, we are thrilled to have piloted our virtual…

RESPECT Partners With More Tomorrows Awareness Campaign

RESPECT is pleased to be a community partner of the More Tomorrows, an awareness campaign focused on suicide prevention in the Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare service area in Nebraska. We are working…

Support RESPECT on #GivingTuesday402

RESPECT invites the entire community to partner with us and ShareOmaha for #GivingTuesday402 on December 1, 2020.  On this day which follows Cyber Monday, the Omaha Metro Area will come together to…

Sneak Preview & Review Offered for New Programs

RESPECT will hold Preview & Review events for professionals to get a glimpse into new virtual programs being offered this fall.  Educators, counselors, principals, and other youth serving professionals are invited to preview…

A Message From Dr. Newman: The Language of RESPECT

2020 has been a challenging year for RESPECT’s team and while there are many things to share (and even celebrate) about ongoing developments, I decided instead to share some thoughts we share…

“Bub Meets Scrub”: Teaching Kids About Big Feelings and Staying Health

As a sequel to “The Bubbylonian Encounter,” originally by Gene Mackey, RESPECT has developed a new program in direct response to physical and emotional health concerns due to COVID-19.  In the play,…

Aaron Winston Returns to RESPECT as Consulting Minority Artist

Aaron Winston, a former RESPECT actor-educator, has returned to be our Consulting Minority Artist.  In his role, Aaron provides the RESPECT staff, board, and audiences with a more diverse and inclusive perspective…

Stand Up Against Bullying: Celebrating 20 Years of RESPECT

Join us for a virtual fundraiser event on August 6, 2020 to support RESPECT’s 20 years of preventing bullying, child abuse, and dating violence in our community and “Staging Conversations” about healthy…

Being Committed to RESPECT: A message from RESPECT’s board and staff

RESPECT believes that every human being is a uniquely valuable member of our community and should be included, thought of, and treated in a manner that reflects and demonstrates dignity and self-respect….