What Makes our Actor-Educators Celebrities

When actor-educators join RESPECT, we inform them that they become mini-celebrities in the community.  Children “grow up” seeing RESPECT starting in pre-school or kindergarten and often look forward to our team returning…

RESPECT Returns to ESU 7 to Continue Building Healthy Relationships

During the 2018-2019 school year, RESPECT traveled to ESU 7 to provide programs in the fall and spring for over 1400 participants thanks to a generous grant from the Kim Foundation.  As…

Sarpy County Juvenile Justice Center Hosts “Reporting”

When the Sarpy County Juvenile Justice Center reached out to RESPECT, we were pleased to discuss what we could offer for the teens in their center.  Before doing so, our staff learned…

How RESPECT Builds Kindness: A Message from Dr. Patricia Newman

Recently I was in a teacher supply store and talking with the store manager and, as is often my habit, was sharing with her all that I do with RESPECT!  She asked…

Staging Conversations About Social Media Conference Makes a Difference for Teachers and Counselors

This year’s RESPECT conference was held on October 30th and drew educators, counselors, and other professionals from both local schools and organizations as well as from Greater Nebraska.  RESPECT collaborated with a…

RESPECT Recognized as Best Practice Partner by Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

RESPECT’s staff and board have always been committed to nonprofit excellence and a high standard of ethical practice.  Now, in addition to other recognitions for our demonstrated efforts in these areas, we…

RESPECT Releases its 2018-2019 Year End Report

As RESPECT begins its 20th year of “Building Healthy Relationships Using Theatre and Community Collaboration” we are pleased to release our 2018 – 2019 Year-End Report. The report highlights RESPECT’s accomplishments in…

Project Everlast Hosts RESPECT to Stage Conversations About Interviews and the Workplace

When Project Everlast, a statewide, youth-led initiative committed to providing resources, connections and support to young adults as they age out of foster care, wanted to help their members gain skills for the…

“Stop & Think” and “Natalie the Net Nanny” Programs Return to Otoe County

RESPECT was pleased to return to Otoe County to present programs across the area on bullying and internet safety to students in grades K-5 this September.  The effort was brought to five…

RESPECT Travels to ESU 16 to Stage Conversations with 4th – 12th Graders

During the week of September 16th, RESPECT’s actor-educators along with Executive Director, Dr. Patricia Newman, traveled to ESU 16 to provide 11 programs at four different sites.  Centered around North Platte, NE,…