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

  • Broad-Based Community Organizing Training

      On Monday, July 8th Paul Turner, an Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) community organizer, kicked off the first training session from the series Reflecting on Democracy: Why People of Faith Matter. Turner first explained IAF’s unique history. IAF is a network of local faith and community-based organizations, and OTOC is one of those organizations!  In […]

  • 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 […]

  • Spanish Leadership Formation

    80 Hispanic leaders from more than 21 different institutions gathered for a two-day leadership formation on June 21 and June 22. Sponsored by the Institute for Public Leadership, Omaha Together One Community, Catholic Campaign for Human Development and Inter-faith Education Fund, these participants learned how to connect one’s faith to relational organizing practices. The leadership […]

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