Payday Lending Ballot Initiative
OTOC’s Payday Lending Action Team has been working for several years to combat inhumane interest rates on delayed deposit loans. In 2020 we are participating in a state wide ballot initiative to put reduced interest rates into law. 2020 Ballot Initiative A coalition of nonprofits across the state have teamed up to put this issue […]
Starting the Year with Issue Cafes!
Upcoming Issue Cafes: Mental Health Tuesday, February 25, 6:45-8PM Join the Mental Health Action Team for a panel exploring solutions to keeping people with mental illness out of the Criminal Justice system. Unicameral Update on Feb. 18 Jo Giles from the Coaltion for a Strong Nebraska presented about several bills currently in the State Unicameral […]
OTOC represented at Great Plains United Methodist Conference Seminar
Long time OTOC leader Kevin Graham of First United Methodist was a presenter at the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church’s Mercy and Justice webinar on Saturday, January 18. The webinar was to teach Methodists in Nebraska and Kansas about community organizing as the Methodist churches are looking to start teaching community organizing […]