RESPECT Staff Members Lead Virtual Sessions at Nebraska Thespian’s Festival

On January 8th and 9th, RESPECT had the pleasure of being part of the Nebraska Thespian’s 24 Hour Play Festival. The theme of this year’s festival was “I See You”, focusing on…

How RESPECT Continues to Offer Important Programs During COVID-19

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit, RESPECT was just about to head out on a caravan to western Nebraska in order to lead 12 workshops for hundreds of students who would be…

Happy New Year!

RESPECT is looking to a brighter future, but even during COVID-19 we are still STAGING CONVERSATIONS VIRTUALLY! We have launched… 7 brand new plays written especially for this year, all performed remotely…

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,…