Malone Center Introduces New Program to Empower Youth

In partnership with Centered Counseling Services, the Malone Center ( has created and implemented fun, developmentally appropriate programming for young people. This program is productive and constructive, designed to empower youth ages K-12 with practical and meaningful skills that will help them improve their social and economic conditions.

Physical and mental health initiatives are also included in the program. This is done by incorporating physical and mental health into daily activities in the form of self-love, athletic, gardening, culinary clubs, one on ones, and other group settings. The Malone and Centered Counseling Services are committed to improving the community by expanding and accelerating their approach in areas of community engagement, health, and development, as well as education, life skills, and empowerment.

The Malone and Centered Counseling services look to continuously provide resources and opportunities for our community and families. In doing so, they diligently work to create and implement programs designed specifically to meet the needs of these individuals. These programs range from the programs mentioned earlier, to Maternal Wellness, Early Achievers Academy, Take Pause and Hold Cops Accountable both in Partnership with Lincoln Police Department, Teen Leadership, Minority Health Initiative, CLC at Culler Middle School, and so much more.

The Malone Center started in 1955 as a community center in the midst of the civil rights era as a platform for creating racial and socioeconomic equality. For more information, or to learn about their programs, visit or contact them directly at (402) 474-1110 or /