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OTOC News from July 2014

  • 3 OTOC immigration leaders involved in recent World Herald article, guest column, pulse letter

    Sr. Kathleen Erickson, RSM, an active member of the OTOC Immigration Action Team, was featured in July 25th article by Erin Grace. Sr. Kathleen helped OTOC organize a July 6 workshop which featured Mercy Associate Aida Gonzalez Melana whom Sr. Kathleen met when she spent five weeks in San Pedro Sula, Honduras–the murder capital of […]

  • OTOC leaders show support and City Council creates Omaha Land Bank

    OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team worked with OTOC Solidarity member, Habitat for Humanity, to organize a slate of 9 speakers to testify at the City Council Hearing.  The 9 speakers, representing faith, community, business and housing leaders, presented short, informative statements which effectively built the case for why Council should vote to create the land […]

  • 110 people attended OTOC workshop about CHILDREN FLEEING CENTRAL AMERICA

    There was an overwhelming response on Sunday, July 6 from Omahans wanting to know why so many children are fleeing Central America Over 110 people attended an OTOC workshop on Sunday, July 6 at St. Leo the Great to hear first-hand about how violence and  human rights violations  in Honduras are resulting in the unprecedented […]