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  • Temporary Protective Status Update

    November 26th, 2019

      65 people gathered on Friday evening to watch the film “The Last Dream.” It is a documentary about a group of youth in Baltimore whose parents are Temporary Protected Status recipients. With the TPS program under threat and caught in legal battles, the children, most of whom are US citizens, are also caught in the […]

  • Medicaid Expansion Hearing

    November 21st, 2019

    On Nov. 13, the Omaha World Herald reported on the public hearing on the advisability of implementing expanded Medicaid with the Section 1115 Waiver experiment proposed by the Nebraska State Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS). At that hearing, 24 out of 24 speakers opposed it.   You can oppose it, too. Comment here. Background: Besides […]

  • Mental health emergency services kick off Issue Cafe month at Urban Abbey

    November 20th, 2019

    Emergency Mental Health Services A panel of speakers spoke about emergency mental health services currently available in the Omaha Metro area and new ones being planned. Some resources shared: Nebraska Medicine Director of Behavioral Health: Dr. David Cates UNMC will be opening a Psychiatric Emergency Service next July. They are currently treating 3,000  psychiatric crisis […]

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