Expressionistic images

Costa Rica native Elisa Morera Benn of Omaha has been making art infused with the colors and passions of her tropical Central American homeland since childhood. “All my life my surroundings have been full of contrasts. Shades of green, red, orange, a whole range of intensities and feelings. It is impossible to separate artists from […]

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Events

November 30th Bachata VS Reggaeton Night REHAB Nightclub 2615 S 120th Street, Omaha Nebraska 68144 9:00 pm – 2:00 am Calling all Bachata & Reggaeton Lovers! We will be playing the hottest hits from both genres back to back! We will be featuring El Salsaroldente who will be having Bachata dance lessons from 9-10pm for […]

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Surviving breast cancer

Maria Eugenia Tapia has survived breast cancer for five years. She discovered she had a lump on her breast, so she went to get a mammogram, but nothing showed up in the test. And yet, the cancer was quietly growing. She was living in Omaha when she noticed the bigger mass – it was a […]

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Christine Neumann-Ortiz in Omaha and the Metropolitan Community College

Immigrant rights activist Christine Neumann-Ortiz visits Omaha and the Metropolitan Community College(MCC) to share her experiences and views on the political climate immigration is going through in the country. Neumann-Ortiz is an activist known for hercontributions and advocacy for immigrant rights in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the country, as well as being the Founding Executive Director […]

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A woman with a purpose

Community advocate and organizational development expert Marta Nieves, 81, nearly always finds the silver lining. “I’m a visionary. I can envision so many positive things,” said Nieves. The bilingual Nieves has family roots in Cuba. Born in Tampa, Florida, she grew up in New York City, where she learned life lessons from her grandmother, Theresa. […]

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Briefs

Appeals court blocks Trump from ending DACA A federal appeals court in California has blocked the Trump administration from immediately terminating an Obama-era program protecting from deportation young immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, ruled unanimously in favor […]

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Events

November 15th AIM Tech Celebration Founders One Nine 1915 Jackson Street, Omaha, NE 68102 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Please join us at our annual “Tech Celebration and Awards” event on November 15, 2018! This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register, please visit: http://careerlink.com/techcelebration The Tech Celebration is […]

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How OPS handles emergencies using statewide Standard Response Protocol

In a time of nationwide concern for student safety, OPS has officially adopted the four, action-based responses within the Nebraska Department of Education-approved Standard Response Protocol district-wide. Schools all well as after school program providers are being trained district-wide to ensure consistent use of the protocols at every OPS school. The Standard Response Protocol is […]

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