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  • Over 150 attend 8 workshops at OTOC Issues Conference

    On February 22nd, over 150 congregation and community leaders attended eight different workshops organized by teams of OTOC leaders on topics affecting Omaha families. The topics for the workshops emerged out of hundreds of individual meetings OTOC leaders held in 2013. Each of the interactive workshops at the Issues Conference identified current concerns of the […]

  • OTOC Leaders learn about Energy Future

    On Monday, April 14, over 40 OTOC and community leaders met with officials from OPPD,  Nebraska Wildlife Foundation and Interfaith Power and Light to listen to different perspectives about Omaha’s energy future. OPPD staffers reviewed the various options which the utility faces in dealing with their coal burning North Omaha  power plant. The North Omaha […]

  • Over 700 attend April 6 Mass for the Deported

    Over 700 attended a celebration of the Mass at Holy Name Catholic Church on Sunday, April 6.  People were invited to write the names of their deported family and friends on posters at the back of Church or sheets of paper passed in through the pews.  At times, the church was full of sadness and […]

  • Over 100 meet with Fast4Families leader on February 17

    On February 17, OTOC leaders organized meetings at College of St. Mary and First United Methodist Church with D.J. Yoon of “Fast4Families,” a national campaign to draw attention to the plight of people who are deported and their families who remain.  Mr. Yoon was one of several people who fasted for over 20 days on […]