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

  • Solitary Confinement a mental health issue in Nebraska- Advocacy needed

    OTOC and community members heard from Doug Koebernick about Solitary Confinement in Nebraska and the harmful affects concentrated isolation has on mental health. The evening started with a few minutes of the Frontline documentary Last Days of Solitary which shows the Maine solitary confinement system and the changes they’re made. The film really shows the inhumane […]

  • Rental Housing momentum on state and local levels

    Debut of #WeDontSlum All of the local Television stations and the Omaha World Herald covered our press conference today with our allies to launch the website www.wedontslum.com Leaders from OTOC, Restoring Dignity and Family Housing Advisory Services led the press conference and challenged the City to come up with a solution.  Look for coverage on the […]

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