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Archive for October, 2014

3rd Annual Refugee Cultural Night on Sat. Nov 15 at 5:30 pm & Refugee and Immigrant Table Talk on Tues Nov. 18

October 27th, 2014

Omaha Together One Community, Institute for Public Leadership (IPL)  and 9 refugee communities invite you to attend the Third Annual Refugee Cultural Night, a celebration of music, song, dance and snacks from the diverse refugee communities of Omaha.Read More . . .

Forty OTOC leaders attended Oct 20 IMA Candidate Forum and others to attend Nov 8 FUMC Poverty Forum

October 16th, 2014

Rev Williams in fron of the crowdForty OTOC leaders participated in a  candidate forum sponsored by the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA)  Monday, October 20 at 6:30 pm at the MCC Fort Omaha Campus. IMA asked members of OTOC’s Immigration Action Team to ask candidates for US Senate and House a question about immigration. Action Team Leader Dave Pedersen asked candidates what they would do to push for comprehensive immigration reform if they were elected to Congress. He also asked that if substantial reform appears to be impossible in a gridlocked Congress, whether they would support Executive Action by the Administration to extend deferred action to adults with long history of living in the US without legal problems and with many ties to the community.

  Other Topics raised by members of the audience included:Read More . . .

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