COLT

An Intersectional Community

Stand in for Nebraska Community Leadership Team self-identify as community advocates and human rights ambassadors for the organization.

To best advance human rights and justice alongside multi-marginalized communities in Nebraska while dismantling systemic oppressions, Stand in for Nebraska Community Leadership Team enacts a diverse, shared, and supportive leadership model.

Our vision in 2021, is to enhance educational programming, outreach, and quality food security for Nebraskans.

Our Values

PERSONAL INTEGRITY

We believe in remaining mindful, de-centering ego, and practicing self-care and healing to remain resilient, build stamina, and be effective.

Relational INTEGRITY

We believe in the value of listening to the most vulnerable, protecting our community, and using sensitive approaches to our work with others. 

Organizational INTEGRITY

We engage in courageous and responsive leadership, celebrate innovative initiative, and lead with a passionate focus to get work done.

Our Community Organizing Leadership Team

Kevin Abourezk

Kevin Abourezk

Stephanie Bondi

Stephanie Bondi

Tanya Encalada Cruz

Tanya Encalada Cruz

Yolanda Nuncio

Yolanda Nuncio

Cheri Stollar

Cheri Stollar

Freedom Thompson

Freedom Thompson

Dr. Sarah Sawin-Thomas

Dr. Sarah Sawin-Thomas

Nichole Vesely

Nichole Vesely

Jason Witmer

Jason Witmer

Nature Medicine Song Villegas

Nature Medicine Song Villegas

Our 2022 Vision

To continue building community partnerships, self-sufficient financial viability through grant support and fundraising, and data-illustrating program impacts.