85 faith leaders and community rallied on Sept 1 to call for an end to indefinite detention of women and children seeking political asylum

“Crossing the border to ask for asylum is not a crime!” That was the message that over 80 women religious, priests, pastors and OTOC leaders delivered to Congressman Brad Ashford and other members of Congress. Fifty people agreed to contact the offices of Nebraska Representatives and Senators over the next several months and recruit at least 4 more people to ask Congress to forcefully...
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240 diverse leaders come together for powerful Interfaith Solidarity Service

Over 240 packed Augustana Lutheran Church on Thursday August 4th for an Interfaith Solidarity Service. OTOC leaders worked with Institute for Public Leaders, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and other faith leaders to organize this powerful evening of prayer, song and statements of solidarity that we can overcome violence to have more peace-filled communities. The evening featured song,...
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Forty OTOC leaders attend August 8 Training Preparing for a Candidate Accountability Session

Click on the link below for a pdf of the Oct 17 Draft Agenda and questionsdraft-agenda-for-candidates Forty leaders of Omaha Together One Community met on Monday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran (3647 Lafayette Ave) to learn how to prepare for a large Candidate Accountability Session. The Lead organizer from AMOS, our sister organization from Des Moines, lead an information and...
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Nonprofit Advocacy Training

On Wednesday, July 27th eight OTOC and IPL affiliated leaders attended a training workshop on nonprofit advocacy and lobbying. The full day training workshop was organized by the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands and was hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Included in the workshop were three informative and interactive sessions:Nonprofit Lobbying 101: This session...
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