Lunch and Learn Schedule and Videos

2020 – 2021 Lunch and Learn Schedule

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Due to COVID-19 considerations the 2020-2021 Lunch and Learn season will be held via Zoom calls. There is no charge to participate in the Zoom presentations. (Donations are gratefully accepted, please see the DONATE link in the right side bar.)

You must register ahead by emailing in order to receive the Zoom link. No phone messages will be accepted. Reservations should to be made by the Monday before the Thursday meeting to give us time to send the Zoom link to you. Please put the word registration in the subject line.

Presentations take place on the First Thursday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m., September – May. (See March exception.)

Beginning in October 2020, presentations have been recorded: Jump to Videos of Previous Presentations .


May 6, 2021 Together One Lincoln  Sandra Washington, Lincoln City Councilwoman


Videos of Previous Presentations

Did you miss a Lunch and Learn? Here are links to those presentations:

September 3,2020 Voting Rights, Voting Right Now: Principals and Practicalities of Voting in Lancaster County  John Cartier, Director of Voting Rights and Dave Shively, Lancaster County Election Commissioner


October 8, 2020 The Electoral College: Is It Still Relevant? John Comer, Professor Emeritus, UNL Department of Political Science


November 5, 2020 Redistricting and Apportionment  Gavin Geis, Executive Director, Common Cause Nebraska


December 3, 2020 Dr. Deborah Turner, President of the National League of Women Voters   Due to unforeseen technical difficulties the video of Dr. Turner’s 12/3  presentation is unavailable. Please enjoy this video


January 7, 2021 Focus on the Coming Nebraska Legislative Session  Analysts Craig Beck and Alex Serrurier, OpenSky Policy Institute


February 4, 2021

The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg   Anna Shavers, Associate Dean, NU College of Law; Eric Berger, Professor, NU College of Law


March 4, 2021 

Can’t Trust it: Race, Policing, the Prison Industrial Complex  Dr. Jeanette Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies, UNL


April 1, 2021 

Holding Cops Accountable; What is Happening Locally? Ishma Valenti, Director, Community Engagement, Clyde Malone Community Center