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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    Celebration of Community on March 24 features art, music, food & dessert and massive silent auction


    OTOC Celebration of Community 2018 “Lighting the Way” Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Kaneko Center (1111 Jones St) 350 items in “Huge” Silent Auction**Appetizers**Desserts**Live Music**Cash Bar Purchase Tickets for $25 from the OTOC office at 402-344-4401  or email bu 3:00 p.m. to reserve  Pre-sale tickets.  Tickets are $30 at the door. You will […]

  • Urban Abbey events in February encourage Leaders to get politically active

      Urban Abbey hosted three different Issue Cafes in the Month of February for OTOC Leaders and community members learn more about relevant issues happening in Omaha. Michael O’Hara from the Sierra Club (pictured left) spoke about the logistics of the city’s upcoming solid waste policy. Why do we need to care about the trash […]

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    Warm Energy at Feb. 12 Steering Committee Meeting

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    On Monday night, February 12, fifty people representing the OTOC Steering Committee packed the meeting room at First United Methodist Church.  Following the opening prayer and introductions of all attending, Convener, Cheri Cody, set the framework for the gathering.  She noted that the work that OTOC engages in used to be referred to as “the […]

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