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,…

Starting Off the School Year on the Right Track

With the start of the school year the RESPECT staff is busy working with schools and other youth serving organizations setting up programs for the upcoming year. I get many calls from…

New Cast Members Join RESPECT for the 2019-2020 School Year

RESPECT is pleased to announce the hiring of five new actor-educators to join our cast for the 2019-2020 school year. One of those new individuals is Omaha-born, Donovaughn Daniels. In addition to…

Columbus Community Hospital Brings In RESPECT to Stage Conversations at Camp

Dr. Newman and RESPECT’s actor educators traveled to Columbus, NE to present “Choices” at the Columbus Community Hospital’s S.N.A.P. Camp.  The “Choices” educational theatre program and talk-back discussion focus on issues surrounding…