KidGlov, a boutique, full-service advertising, branding and content marketing agency based out of Lincoln and Omaha, Neb., recently welcomed executive director of the Center for People in Need, Macala Carter, to its podcast, Agency for Change. The episode explored how the nonprofit has supported the Lincoln, Neb. community since 2003.
“We are really lucky to have so many great organizations in Lincoln that help people, whether it’s through financial assistance, providing food, career training or education,” said Kelley Peterson, KidGlov chief creative officer and host of the Agency for Change podcast. “There’s nothing basic to the services the Center for People in Need provides. They’re essential, critical and foundational.”
The Center for People in Need has been fighting poverty in Lincoln, Neb. for nearly twenty years. Their mission is to provide services and programs to low-income people that address their basic needs and help them achieve economic independence. The Center believes education is the key to helping low-income individuals obtain economic independence. Their educational and training programs help people obtain employment with a living wage and include: English language learning courses; the People Obtaining Prosperity program that provides full tuition assistance and additional support services to make college feasible for low-income individuals; the Opening Doors program which provides education, training and assistance to formerly incarcerated individuals; EduTech career development; and Google Career Certificate scholarship programs.
The Agency for Change podcast episode explores the numerous ways the Center supports the community, how Carter’s background in banking has helped her in this new role, and how the need for services is growing. The Center has seen the need for their services increase 78% over the last year.
“Our end goal is for folks to earn not just a surviving wage, but a thriving wage. We want to provide those we serve with the educational opportunities to use as a springboard into the workplace, a career, or an opportunity to provide for their family,” said Carter.
The full Agency for Change episode featuring Macala Carter can be found on KidGlov’s website, on YouTube, or wherever podcasts are available.
To learn more about the Center for People in Need, visit https://www.cfpin.org/.
The Agency for Change podcast from KidGlov marketing and advertising agency brings stories of people creating positive change in the world. From large companies and nonprofit organizations to small advocacy groups and solo agents for change, the program explores what inspires these changemakers, the work they’re doing, and how they share their message.
The advertising agency’s podcast releases new episodes every week. Listeners can hear the show on major podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, or on KidGlov’s website.
KidGlov is a boutique, full-service advertising, branding, and content marketing agency, as well as a certified B Corp, with offices in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., which specializes in nonprofit marketing, healthcare marketing, financial marketing, social impact marketing, and purpose-driven businesses. It has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Lincoln, and has won several accolades for its work, including awards from the American Marketing Association and the American Advertising Federation. Learn more about KidGlov on their website, or by visiting their offices in Omaha at 2120 S. 72nd Street, Ste 640, Omaha, Neb. 68124, and in Lincoln at 1230 O. Street, Ste 111, Lincoln, Neb. 68508.
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