LB1173 Child and Family Transformation Community Forum in Columbus April 4

News Release
For Immediate Release: 3/30/2023

Jeff Powell, (402) 471-6223,

Lincoln – Last year, the Nebraska Legislature approved LB1173 which tasks the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches to create a workgroup to develop a practice and finance model to transform and improve child and family well-being in Nebraska.

To achieve an effective transformative plan, it is important to hear feedback and ideas from all stakeholders and from individuals with different backgrounds, expertise, and life experiences. For this reason, members of the LB1173 workgroup and their consultant, The Stephen Group will hold a community forum in Columbus on April 4 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Wellness Center Multipurpose Room at Columbus Community Hospital.

What: LB1173 Columbus Community Forum

Where: Wellness Center Multipurpose Room at Columbus Community Hospital
3912 38th St.
Columbus, NE 68601

When: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
2:00 to 4:00 PM or
6:00 to 8:00 PM

To RSVP, please email The Stephen Group at A remote option is also available. Once RSVP'd a calendar invite with a ZOOM link will be sent to you.

For more information regarding LB1173, and a list of other upcoming meetings, please visit

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