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.

Latest News

  • OTOC Asks the City Council to Fund More Housing Inspectors in 2020 Budget

    OTOC Housing Leaders and Coalition Members Testify at the City Council Budget Hearing Nine of the 19 speakers at the Omaha City Budget Hearing testified for more inspectors and proper funding for implementation of the new Rental Housing Registration and Inspection Ordinance passed in April of this year. In the news: Omaha World Herald: Advocates […]

  • Leaders Attend Organizing Trainings This Summer

    Upcoming Training Opportunity IPL and OTOC will host a 3-Day Organizing Training in October for an intensive weekend led by organizers from around the country. Join us October 17-19 (Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon) at First United Methodist Church (7020 Cass St.) Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM; Friday 9 AM – 7 PM; Saturday […]

  • June Issue Cafes explore housing, organizing, power generation

    Environmental Sustainability with OPPD On June 27, we had our final June issue cafe. 17 people attended to learn about three new OPPD programs: community solar, electrical vehicle rebates, and the low-income energy efficiency pilot. On April 1st, OPPD announced their community solar program that allows you to get affordable solar energy. Solar energy uses […]

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