Over 1500 pray, sing and organize in solidarity at Prayer Vigil for refugees

It was a great crowd of over 1,500 people at Turner Park for the Refugee Prayer Vigil on January 31st. It was a time of prayer, teaching, story telling and exhorting us to take risks to love our neighbor and welcome the stranger.Comments on Facebook following the vigil were all like these:"A moving and beautiful evening showing our support and love to our refugee and immigrant neighbors.""Very...
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OTOC Leader Speaks Out On Affordable Care Act

OTOC leader Mary Spurggeon was among five speakers at a press conference in Lincoln on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The press conference was to encourage members of Congress to have a replacement for the ACA before they repeal it. Click Here to see a video of Mary at the press conference. Click Here to read an article from the Omaha World Hearald.To join OTOC's effort to assure ongoing access to...
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130 concerned citizens attended Who Is Watching Nebraska’s Waters?

It was a packed house at UNO on January 25th when members of OTOC’s Environmental Sustainability Action Team (ESAT), League of Women Voters and others collaborated to ask, “Who is Watching Nebraska’s Waters?”  For clear summary of the risks associated with Costco/Lincoln Premium Poultry project in Fremont and surrounding counties, click on the link below:John Hopkins - Fremont NE Poultry...
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February Issue Cafes focus on Rental Housing, Pay Day Lending, Environment and Immigrants

Leaders of Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) will hold 4 Issue Cafes and their annual night of Mexican Bingo at Urban Abbey during February. The Issue Cafes all begin at 6:45 and Mexican Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Click below to download the whole schedule:Urban Abbey Schedule for February 2017OTOC leaders have invited great speakers to inform you about these key issues:Wed. Feb 2--Leaders of...
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