Douglas County CARES Funding for Rental Assistance – Applications open now!
July 27th, 2020
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted last Tuesday, July 14th, to finalize a plan that allocates $10 million of the $166 million of Douglas County’s CARES Act funds for rental assistance. Influential in this decision was the engagement of leaders from Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) who met with many of the Commissioners to […]
Rental challenges are enormous. County Board can help greatly!
June 21st, 2020
Imagine dozens, if not hundreds, of families in Douglas County getting evicted every week for non-payment of rent starting the first of July. This is part of the context for a momentous challenge the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is facing. They must distribute $166 million from the federal CARES Act to address the […]
OTOC Statement on Racism
June 19th, 2020
OTOC Statement on Racism We join with people of faith across the country in standing with Black communities and affirming unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. We vow to examine our own hearts, to acknowledge the prejudices we find there, and to admit how they contribute to the racist systems of our society. We grieve with the […]