Connecting Young Nebraskans

840+ Members & Growing

Connecting Young Nebraskans, a network of the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska, is a statewide network designed to connect, empower and retain young leaders in the rural areas of the state.



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Young people between the ages of 21 and 40 who are motivated to provide leadership in their rural communities face big challenges, including:

Through CYN, these young people are brought together in purposeful ways to expand networks, grow skills, think boldly and take action on behalf of their rural communities.

Connecting Young Nebraskans
RFI Believes in CYN
CYN Focus 5
CYN Steering Team
CYN Blog
2016 CYN Summit



CYN Brochure
2016 CYN Summit Impacts
2015 Network Impacts