Wide Support for DACA in Nebraska

On September 7th various community organizations including Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON_NE), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and OneWorld Community Health Centers, among others came together to host an information session on DACA at the Gross Auditorium on...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

South Omaha Boys Town: Serving the community from within

“When people think of Boys Town, they mainly think about the residential program. That’s still a hallmark of what we do here but over the last seven to eight years, there’s been a push to shift our attention to working in the communities we serve,” said Christopher Miller,...
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Lesly Gallardo showcases the benefits of Micropigmentation

With flawless makeup, dressed in black from head to toes, Lesly Gallardo puts on a pair of latex gloves to apply a cream anesthetic over her client’s eyebrows. After this, she covers the area with two pieces of plastic, “because the heat they generate allows the...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017

Susan Mayberger Legacy with ESL Program

Growing up, whenever the subject of the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) came up, sure enough the name, Susan Mayberger was tied to the story some how. I would hear people say, “Well Susan Mayberger said,” or “Susan Mayberger is involved in helping,” so on and so forth: it seemed to me...
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

La Salvadoreña is a highlight of the Vinton Business District thanks to the determination of Blanca Tenorio

Blanca Tenorio remembers when she arrived from El Salvador like it was yesterday way back on January 2006: “I was studying engineering at the Universidad Nacional de San Miguel, but my whole family was already here, so I started to feel lonely.” When she arrived in...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Polishing the Gem of South Omaha: G.I. Forum undergoes new renovations

The brightly colored walls set the mood during lunch hour at the G.I. Forum. People are chatting and laughing, enjoying their lunch, and trying to escape the heat from the outside. Servers mil around the restaurant, taking orders and refill drinks. Jokes and stories are shared...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Dr. Peter Young helps parents and their kids to remain healthy thanks to chiropractic

“Who wouldn’t want to avoid waking up in the morning saying ‘oh God, everything hurts!’ or something like ‘I can’t move today, so I better stay home and not go to work’? It is awful when we have to go to work and complain from pain all day or...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Women supporting women in search of family harmony

During the months of April and May, the Mujeres y Valores (Women and Values) program once again took place at the Completely Kids facilities. Maria Otilia Montelongo, one of the event’s organizers, explained that this program was started by a religious woman who now lives...
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Women supporting women in search of family harmony

During the months of April and May, the Mujeres y Valores (Women and Values) program once again took place at the Completely Kids facilities. Maria Otilia Montelongo, one of the event’s organizers, explained that this program was started by a religious woman who now lives...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017

Cocinando Con Fuego

No hay un límite a lo que puede aprender un chef, pero si hay una cantidad finita de lo que se puede enseñar. Cuando digo “finita”, recuerden que los océanos también son finitos. El Programa de Artes Culinarias en Metro es amplio y continúa creciendo, con la meta de...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017