March 2023 release
The March 2023 edition of Reader’s is now available on the streets as well as online at ISSUU.com.
This issue’s cover features our latest news, climate change and its impact on Omaha. “Bye, birds?” explores how habitat loss affects the world-famous sandhill crane migration, as well as hundreds of other bird species that live in or pass through Nebraska.
The story was researched and written in collaboration with Climate Central. This coverage is funded in part by a $20,000 grant from the Solutions Journalists Network. The Reader was named one of nine Climate Beacon newsrooms in the US. Funding continues until September 2023.
Chris Bowling’s “Downward Spiral” is the final story in our year-long series (DIS) Invested on how the community has dealt with the trauma of mental illness and incarceration. The series includes more than two dozen stories about housing, social support, criminal justice, mental health, and education.
Sarah Locke introduces readers to Tony Horner, CEO of the successful Fermented Felon kombucha business. Horner was dangerously close to surviving an endless cycle of jail time, probation and rehab. With a vinegar workshop and an inquisitive mind, he built a successful kombucha business with a goal that allows him to offer a popular, healthy drink and mentor other former criminals in entrepreneurship.
Plus all your favorite reviews, music news and cool things to do for March.