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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  • Oct 17 press conference

    OTOC Leader Speaks Out On Affordable Care Act

    Oct 17 press conference

    OTOC leader Mary Spurggeon was among five speakers at a press conference in Lincoln on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The press conference was to encourage members of Congress to have a replacement for the ACA before they repeal it.  Click Here to see a video of Mary at the press conference. Click Here to read […]

  • Platte River

    Who Is Watching Nebraska’s Waters?

    Platte River

    Members of OTOC’s Environmental Sustainability Action Team (ESAT) are asking, “Who is Watching Nebraska’s Waters?”  To address this important question, they are co-hosting a panel discussion about Water Quality on Wednesday, January 25 from 7 to 9 pm at the UNO Community Engagement Center (6400 University Dr, South, room 230).  For clear summary of the […]

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