To the average Joe, OTOC’s Celebrating Community Event might look like just a fundraiser. For anyone who has attended or helped plan it, we recognize that it is so much more. Over 300 people gathered last month at the Omaha Design Center to truly celebrate OUR community at the 14th Annual Celebrating Community Event. Our talented leaders organized a… Read More
New Website In Progress!!
Thank you for coming to OTOC’s website to learn more about our current work. Although our current site is a little behind, we have been VERY busy organizing for change! We are currently in the process of designing a new website, so please keep checking back for that launch. In the meantime, check out these… Read More
TEXAS DISASTER IS NOT AN “ACT OF NATURE” BUT A LACK OF ACTION BY STATE LEADERS
Omaha Together One Community is a proud local affiliate of the nation’s largest and longest standing organizing network, the Industrial Areas Foundation. As we write this, our brothers and sisters from our 10 sister organizations in Texas are suffering greatly and what’s most shocking, needlessly. The Texas power crisis is entirely man made and was… Read More
Statement on the Insurrection at the U. S. Capitol Yesterday
For almost 30 years, OTOC has been working as part of a national network to teach and practice the political skills necessary to effectively, respectfully participate in the democratic process. What happened yesterday in DC was an assault on democracy. OTOC condemns the acts of violence that were witnessed by the world, and commit to… Read More
Rental challenges are enormous. County Board can help greatly!
Imagine dozens, if not hundreds, of families in Douglas County getting evicted every week for non-payment of rent starting the first of July. This is part of the context for a momentous challenge the Douglas County Board of Commissioners is facing. They must distribute $166 million from the federal CARES Act to address the… Read More