Press Releases

Leadership, relationships key to managing growth

02/09/2018

When Falke arrived at Project Harmony seven years ago, there were 20 employees; today the staff has almost quadrupled. In the five years since he's been in the role of senior director of operations, the nonprofit organization has grown to one of the largest child advocacy centers in the country, serving more than 5,000 children and families each year.

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Project Harmony Executive Director Responds to Recent Sexual Abuse Allegations

01/26/2018

Allegations of sexual assault, sexual harassment and sexual abuse continue to surface involving those in high positions in journalism, politics, entertainment and athletic organizations. Each allegation should open our eyes to the insidious nature of sexual abuse and the tendency to deny it. Are we as a society covering this up at the expense of those most vulnerable?

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Halloween Safety Tips

10/31/2017

“Everyone is responsible for a child’s safety,” says Project Harmony Executive Director Gene Klein. “From parents and guardians to homeowners and motorists, everyone plays a part to ensure children come home safely this Halloween.”

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Do You Know Who Is Watching Your Baby?

08/31/2017

Thorough background checks are often overlooked, or taken for granted. Parents expect their children to be safe in child care. A background screening is more than just checking a resume or contacting a list of references. Click to read more.

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Back to School: Is there too much pressure?

07/28/2017

Children approach the beginning of the new school year with all kinds of feelings – and so do parents. As parents, we feel like we need to push, inspire, or motivate our children to make a fresh start -- a new opportunity to excel. Some kids are great at repelling these messages and others really take it to heart – maybe more than we had intended.

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PROJECT HARMONY EARNS RE-ACCREDITATION

11/11/2016

Project Harmony has been awarded re-accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with National Children’s Alliance and denotes excellence in service provision.

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The Behavior Isn't the Kid

11/10/2016

With recent controversy regarding a student thrown from her desk because she didn’t obey orders - Project Harmony presents PAPER TIGERS, a feature length documentary that explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences on struggling teens. Their teachers are armed with new science and fresh approaches that are changing their students' lives for the better.

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Project Harmony Provides Tips for Walking Safely to School

11/08/2016

“Gang Violence Fueled by Clicks on Social Media”; “A Series of Shootings Rattles Northeast Omaha”; “Female Police Officer Murdered by Gang Member”; “12-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With a Deadly Omaha Shooting”; “Omaha Police Respond to another Shooting” – Recognize these headlines?

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Project Harmony Congratulates Two Outstanding Leaders

11/08/2016

Project Harmony would like to congratulate two of their outstanding leaders, Gene Klein and Deb Anderson, recently recognized through the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO).

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Summer Safety Includes a Technology Safety

11/08/2016

Summer safety for children goes well beyond sunscreen, swimming, biking, and softball/baseball. With the explosion in communication tools, technology should be included within your summer safety checklist.

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