Democracy is not a
spectator sport

OTOC exists to recreate community in our fragmented society. People are often disconnected and conversations about important issues are difficult. OTOC seeks to reweave the frayed social fabric and connect people across the lines that tend to divide them: race and ethnicity, economics, religion, geography and language.

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  • OG Logo with Date

    Give to Institute for Public Leadership to support training for OTOC and community leaders

    OG Logo with Date

    Give until Midnight on May 20th as part of Omaha Gives Please contribute to Institute for Public Leadership (IPL), an affiliate organization of OTOC, that provides training and leadership development to many community leaders, including leaders of OTOC member congregations and Action Teams. IPL is a tax-deductible 501(c)3 organization. Donate to IPL by clicking on […]

  • Gaspar Lorenzo with Kathleen & Mark backing up

    OTOC leaders rejoice at Unicameral vote to grant drivers licenses to Dreamers

    Gaspar Lorenzo with Kathleen & Mark backing up

    OTOC leaders were greatly cheered that the Nebraska Unicameral was able to clear last minute efforts to filibuster LB 623 which grants Dreamers who have been granted a temporary federal status the opportunity to apply for a Driver’s license in Nebraska.  According to Kathleen Grant, OTOC Immigration Action Team Chair, “It is high time that […]

  • community alliance meeting

    OTOC Mental Health Action Team meets with Kim Foundation and Community Alliance

    community alliance meeting

    Leaders working on the OTOC Mental Health Action team had a full afternoon of meetings on May 14. In the early afternoon five leaders from OTOC and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) met with the executive director and program director of the Kim Foundation. The conversation helped the OTOC and NAMI leaders understand better […]