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VILLAGE ZONE DIGITAL MAP
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Visit EmpowerOmaha to connect to resources for food, health, employment, business and more!

The Empowerment Network's Village Zone Map is in partnership with Village Pastors and Faith Leaders, NONA, Food Bank, North Omaha Coronavirus Task Force & Technology Consulting Solutions.
EVENTS
FIRST FRIDAYS OMAHA! FRIDAY NIGHT JAM
The Village at 24th & Lake Strategic Partners
Virtually Via Zoom
Friday, May 7th @ 6pm - 9pm

  • About this event: For the first 200 that register, the First Friday sponsors will cover $10 towards your meal at one of the featured black restaurants. We will send you a code after you register. The code will allow you to order your food and receive a $10 discount (on Friday) from one of the businesses.
 
  • Interact with the highly popular “Kahoot and BLACK Card” Game and check out the newest exhibit from the Great Plains Black History Museum. 

  • Take the First Friday Challenge!  Let’s see which organization brings the most participants!  You can also win great prizes and memberships for your organization!

  • Participate in Spoken Word/Open Mic by WithLove Felicia, Cook with the Chef or Hot Topic/Networking & Celebrate May Birthdays.
BOSS & CO
Greater Omaha Chamber
Virtual Event
Friday, May 7th @ 8am - 9:30am
3000 Farnam Street

About This Event: Learn how and why to incorporate disability inclusion as part of your diversity, equity and inclusion plan.

Leaders in this space will share their personal experiences, provide resources and demonstrate how your business can thrive by creating a more inclusive workplace.
2ND ANNUAL SNEAKER SOIREE
Rooted Rhythm Syndicate LLC, SD, LP
Saturday, May 8th @ 8pm
Slowdown
729 North 14th Street

About This Event: The 2nd Annual Sneaker Soiree is a celebration where we’re bringing black tie and street fashion together for a night out. Rooted Rhythm Syndicate LLC looks to provide an opportunity to have everyone look good, feel good, and to have your feet comfortable, yet stylish. So, throw on that dress, suit up, add those suspenders, break out that brand new tie, pull out that suit you’ve saved for a dope event, put away those heels and wingtips, and display your dope pair of sneakers!
REAL TALK WITH THE 100
100 Black Men of Omaha
Saturday, May 8th @ 11:30am - 12:30pm
Via Zoom
Topic: Relationships

About This Event: One thing that everyone has but we all seem to handle differently
are relationships. We all have some form of connection with
everyone that we associate with.

What we are going to discuss this weekend is about who we associate with, and how we navigate those relationships. One of our very own 100 Black Men members, Casanova Brooks, will be joining us as well!
RUN/WALK 5K FOR OBESITY
Zorinsky Lake Park
Saturday, May 8th @ 8am
Zorinsky Lake Park
3808 S. 154th Street

About This Event: Join us Spring 2021, Zorinsky Lake, and complete your first 5k to honor the lives of those struggling with obesity. This disease continues to trap and take many lives and lively hood.
FREE INTERNET!
FCC & Universal Service Administrative Co.
Sign-Up Opens Wednesday, May 12th


What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program? The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:
  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.
The FCC has announced that consumers can begin applying for and enrolling in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12, 2021. The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner.
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G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS HIRING EVENT
Hiring Heroes
Wednesday, May 12th @ 10am - 5pm
11414 W. Center Rd #100

About This Event: G4S believes in a security principle that puts your interests first. Our risk-based approach designs a program customized for your needs, using the latest innovations in technology. We back your program with the world’s most vigilant guard force. Our integrated security solutions help you mitigate risk, reduce costs and drive compliance.
SELLING SAFE FOOD
Nebraska Extension
Thursday, May 13th @ 6pm - 7:30pm
Online Class via Zoom

About This Event: The Nebraska Extension office is offering a live virtual class for food safety certification. This training fulfills the need for accredited food safety training required in LB 304, part of the Nebraska Pure Food Act. This course is specific to Nebraska's laws and may not reflect laws in other states or countries.

More information: Cindy Brison 402-444-7872 or cbrison2@unl.edu
2021 DARE TO BELIEVE MENTAL EALTH CONFERENCE
Center for Holistic Development, Inc.
Virtual Workshops
Tuesday, May 18 - May 27th @ 3pm - 4pm

Celebrating over 20 years of service to the community
DRIVE-THRU CAREER/RESOURCE FAIR Urban League of Nebraska
Wednesday, May 19th @ 10 am - 12 pm
Urban League of Nebraska
3040 Lake Street


About This Event: The Urban League will be hosting a Drive-Thru Career Fair to connect career seekers in the community to open opportunities as well as sharing information regarding community resources and COVID-19 information. We will be handing out bags that contain employment information from employers that are hiring.
STAY IN YOUR CAR. DRIVE UP. GRAB A BAG!
COMMUNITY RESOURCES
FREE INTERNET
FCC & Universal Service Administrative
Sign-Up Opens Wednesday, May 12th

What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program? The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals

Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands

A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.

The FCC has announced that consumers can begin applying for and enrolling in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12, 2021. The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner
SHEET METAL PROGRAM
Metropolitan Community College
This program focuses on engaging students who are interested in the sheet meal trade by having them build parts of a real aircraft. Students will learn the basics in sheet metal to include: riveting, bending, shaping, blueprint reading, LEAN practices and quality assurance. In this five-week, 100-hour program, students also will work with Career Skill Coaches on improving their employability soft-skills. Students will leave this course with desirable workforce skills in the Omaha area and would have met with representatives from the local sheet metal union. Pre-apprentice employment beginning wage starts at $12.00/hr. and Apprentice wage starts at $16.43/hr.

Application Deadline: Monday, May 17th
COLLEGENOW PROGRAM
Metropolitan Community College
Metropolitan Community College has started a new CollegeNOW Program!

This Program offers #FREE Tuition, Fee’s & BOOKS for Summer Classes (this Summer ONLY) for ALL High School Students (Freshman-Seniors) across the State Any Student who will be Graduating from 2021-2024 is eligible
Even if your Student does not plan to attend Metro after Graduation, they can take Transferable Classes that will be accepted at a 4-Year University
Jumpstart your College Education NOW and get exposure to a College environment
Classes begin June 6th
FINANCIAL EDUCATION 2021 WORKSHOP CALENDAR
Family Housing Advisory Services
The Financial Education course teaches the fundamentals of personal finance and provides participants with the right tools and support to gain control of their financial future.

Advance registration is required for all classes
If unable to register online, call 402.630.0021 or 402.934.6431
OMAHA 360
Collaborative Violence Prevention Initiative
Virtual Weekly Meetings

G: To make Omaha the safest city on the planet

M: Omaha 360's purpose is to work together to end gun and gang violence; bring peace and prosperity to every zip code in Omaha!

V: That Omaha continue to be recognized for being a great, safe city, in every zip code.

NONA
North Omaha Neighborhood Association
NONA (North Omaha Neighborhood Alliance) is to improve the quality of life in our community by: Connecting, Communicating, Coordinating, Collaborating and Celebrating. This is where we bring North Omaha neighborhood associations together and transform North Omaha block-by-block.
SONA
South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance
We decided to use our platform to connect our government leaders from School Board up to Congress, our community advocates and leaders and our nonprofit leaders across North and South Omaha to lay the foundation for positive and effective communication during this crisis and going forward as we heal afterwards.
OPD
Omaha Police Department
Inside the April Edition

POST COVID-19 VACCINE SURVEY SCAMS

The Department of Justice has received reports that fraudsters are creating fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine surveys for consumers to fill out with the promise of a prize or cash at the conclusion of the survey. In reality the surveys are used to steal money from consumers and unlawfully capture consumers' personal information.
EMPLOYMENT
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE MIDLANDS
Bilingual Match Support Specialists
About this position: Provide effective written and oral communication with all parties of a match to assess the satisfaction with the match.  
Assess the safety of the Little through conversation with all parties, inquiring about the activities being performed, where the match is meeting, and whether appropriate boundaries are being held/respected
Travel to Littles’ homes to introduce volunteers to children/parents and begin relationship development. 
Manage database of Bigs and Littles to maintain accurate records for each match, including communication and dates of contact. 
COLLEGE POSSIBLE
Development Specialists
About this position: Prepare, write and submit grant proposals for a portfolio of corporate and foundation partners. Research, create proposals and manage community fundraising partnerships (e.g. Restaurant Dine to Donate events, grocery store round-up programs, etc.). Work with the Development Director and Donor Relations Manager to steward donors including printing and mailing institutional acknowledgement letters.
NEBRASKA CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY
Self-Sufficiency Specialists
About this position: Self-Sufficiency Specialists are responsible for providing education and support to individuals through identifying specific needs, teaming with individuals to create an individual or family service plan, connections to community resources, and helping individuals and families navigate community systems.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH IS HIRING
Community Village Ambassador
About this position: The main area of focus will be food insecurity, this means much of the day-to-day work will be within the mission of the Trinity Feeds food pantry. The ambassador will be promoting the food pantry (social media), preparing information for patrons to be handed out, available to accept and coordinate food donations and process them within the pantry room. In addition to working on the third Saturday of the month, the candidate will also coordinate and collaborate with resource partners such as Whispering Roots, local pantries, local schools and OHA housing to provide support with their community needs. Outside of the food insecurity issues, the ambassador will be fielding phone calls from community members looking for assistance with locating resources such as open food pantries, rent or utility assistance, shelter information, and access to health care. As COVID will allow, the ambassador will also assist in organizing and preparing for community events such as, Halloween on the Boulevard, the Florence Days parade and being present at the event to answer questions from community members on the resources or services that Trinity Needs can provide.

Hourly wage: $15.00-$19.00 per hour

Interested candidates can contact Jon Gathje at pastorgathje@gmail.com
DENA'S PLACE
Multiple Openings
NORTHEND TELESERVICES
Inbound Customer Service (Work From Home)
About this position: Starting pay is $14.00 hourly ($15.00 bilingual) and these are full-time positions. Individuals will respond to incoming interaction from customers and provide follow-up on inquiries as needed. Must have high school diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years customer service experience and/or general office experience.
PENFED
Member Service Representative
About this position: Starting pay is between $16.11-$19.48 hourly, based on experience and these are full-time positions, with a $250 Bonus on 1st Paycheck, a one-time payment of $500 in the paycheck following 45 days of employment and a one-time payment of $500 in the paycheck following 90 days of employment. Training will be conducted in office as well as from home and once completed schedule will rotate between working from home and in the office. Individuals will answer member telephone calls regarding share and loan products and accounts. Will resolve member problems and maintain knowledge of products, policies and procedures. Must have at least 2 years of customer service experience.
MUTUAL OF OMAHA
Customer Care Analyst
About this position: Mutual of Omaha is hiring for a Customer Care Analyst Positions (Multiple Positions). Starting pay is $16.00 hourly and these are full-time positions. Individuals will serve customers over the phone, navigate multiple computer systems, and maintain attention to detail while providing excellent service. Must have call center experience
DOUGLAS COUNTY CORRECTIONS
Inmate Services Associate
About this position: Starting pay is $16.33 hourly and this is a full-time position. Individual perform a variety of clerical and administrative duties associated with inmate services such as, recording and disseminating mail, record and verify money received, process inmate mail, store and retrieve inmate property, etc. Must have High School diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of clerical or customer service experience. Must have a valid drivers license.
NO MORE EMPTY POTS
Production Manager
About this position: Starting salary is between $41,600-62,400 based on experience + benefits and this is a full-time position. Individual will be responsible for production of prepared meals, catering, and value added products. Will create plant-based menus integrating seasonal, local, and/or gleaned food as appropriate (read full description). Individual must have an Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts or a related field, and at least 1 year management experience, and Managerial ServSafe certification. Must be knowledgeable with Google Suite and Microsoft Office, very strong planning and project execution skills, and be able to effectively manage others.

Application Open Until Filled.
NO MORE EMPTY POTS
Development Specialist
About this position: Starting pay is between $15-$21 hourly based on experience and this is a part-time position (20-25 hours per week). Individual will be responsible for general development activities to include donor engagement, major gifts, fundraising, grants, and campaigns. Will research and respond to grant opportunities, manage and implement donor engagement, develop & support giving campaigns, etc. (read full description). Individuals must have Associate's Degree in marketing, development, event management, a related field, or comparable experience in these fields, and at least 1 year project coordination experience.

Application Open Until Filled.
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NE
Customer Service Representative
About this position: Blue Cross Blue Shield is hiring for Customer Service Representatives (Work-from-Home). Starting pay is $17.00 hourly and these are full-time positions. (Day Shift) They have multiple openings! Individuals will be responsible for handling incoming phone calls and being the primary customer interface for inquiries. Will inform and educate as well as serve as member advocate. Will communicate with customers via telephone, fax, web, and/or electronic mail.
BOYSTOWN IS HIRING
Multiple Job Openings
Development Coordinator: Boys Town wants to continue building a diverse workforce to impact the lives of youth, families and patients. Interested candidates should review job openings and descriptions to apply!
QUICK BITES IS HIRING!
Dishwasher. Line Cook. Dining Room Manager
About This Employer: Quick Bites Soul Food is a Black family-owned and operated restaurant opened by our late founder, Justin Epting, in 2017 in Old Town Bellevue. Quick Bites aims to serve the greater
Bellevue/Omaha community with comforting food and a soulful atmosphere our teammates and patrons alike can feel at home. Our traditions are Black and our community is open to everyone, full stop. We serve love with every plate.

Qualified applicants can send emails to: quickbitessoulfoodrestaurant@gmail.com
DOUGLAS COUNTY IS HIRING
Customer Service Technician
About this position: Douglas County is hiring for Customer Service Technicians. Starting pay is $18.21 hourly and these are full-time positions. Individuals will assist customers in person, via telephone, and by mail in completing transactions to obtain services and documents processed and issues by the Real Estate and Motor Vehicle Divisions. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, two years of related experience involving customer service and clerical skills, and at least one year of cashiering experience. Not background friendly
OMAHA COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE
Property Master & Development Coordinator
Development Coordinator: The Development Coordinator will work with the Development Director to plan and execute strategies to attract, engage, and retain individual, corporate, and foundation supporters. This person will provide general administrative support for the Development Department, serve as primary database user, coordinate funder recognition and benefit fulfillment, oversee donor cultivation and stewardship events, act as primary liaison for development-related auxiliary groups, and assist with other Development Department activities.

Interested applicants may email their application to: Theresa Ross at tross@omahaplayhouse.com
RESOURCES Rental, Mortgage, Utility, Food, Legal & more...
M.U.D. & OPPD CUSTOMERS CAN APPLY FOR NEW STATE RENTAL & UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Renters and landlords who are struggling financially because of COVID-19 can now apply for assistance with rent and utilities under the state’s new Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program, which recently launched, is funded through the U.S. Treasury as part of a federal coronavirus relief package.
 
Omaha Public Power District and Metropolitan Utilities District want to encourage customers who qualify for the program to apply. Customers within Douglas County, the City of Omaha, Lancaster County and the City of Lincoln do not qualify for the state’s program because those areas are receiving federal funds directly. They will operate rental and utility assistance programs separately from the State. 
 
To learn more about the state’s program, customers should visit coronavirus.nebraska.gov. They can also call 1-833-500-8810 to reach the state’s contact center for more information, including eligibility guidelines, documentation requirements, and additional utility assistance programs.
 
FAMILY HOUSING ADVISORY SERVICES
Serving the Community since 1968
If you or someone you know is in need of rent, mortgage or utility assistance, the FHAS staff is here to serve you and the community!

Fair Housing: 402-934-6675
Foreclosure Prevention: 402-934-1777
Tax Assistance: 402-250-9781
Mortgage Lending: 402-342-3773
Rent/Mortgage/Utility Assistance: 402-934-6763
NO MORE EMPTY POTS
No More Empty Pots has initiated emergency response to urgent community needs for food relief. We’ve partnered with local producers, businesses, community organizations and volunteers to meet the demand with available resources.

Learn more about the Community Harvest CSA and Prepared Meals program. CSA is a great way to get access to affordable local, seasonal, fresh and healthy raw produce.

If you are in need of emergency food support
FAIR DEAL VILLAGE MARKET PLACE
Buy in Bulk Locally #SupportTheVillage
Days: Tuesday - Saturday
Hours: 10 am - 4:00 om

For more information contact Cynthia Hume
at 402-504-1301
LEGAL AID OF NEBRASKA
Covid Related Resource
Do you have a legal problem related to COVID-19?
Tiene usted un problema legal relacionado al COVID-19?

Contact the COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline
(La Linea Directa de Alivio de Desastre COVID-19)

Nebraskans facing eviction or other legal issues related to COVID-19, should contact Legal Aid of Nebraska.

If you have received an eviction notice and your income has been affected by COVID-19 pandemic please call Nebraska Legal Aid and give this declaration to your landlord.

1-844-268-5627
UNITED WAY OF THE MIDLANDS
#CommunityStrong
CARES Act Housing Assistance

Who is eligible to receive funds through the program
An individual who meets the following requirements is eligible to apply for assistance:
  • Is a U.S. Citizen or legal resident and resides in Nebraska
  • Has experienced negative financial impact due to COVID-19
  • Can provide verification of lease, mortgage or rental agreement when applying for mortgage or rental assistance

Interpreters available for over 100 languages

Text: NECOVID To: 898211
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Unemployment FAQs
CARES Act Unemployment Extension!
Click Here for details.

Click the button below for a list of helpful COVID-19 resources, including instructions for filing an unemployment claim and information on Short-Time Compensation.
HEALTH RESOURCES
OMAHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Health Updates
To Our Omaha Public Schools Community:

When early August arrives, more than five months will have passed since we last learned with students in-person. We miss our students. We have actively planned for a responsible reopening of our schools throughout the spring and summer. This outline offers more detail about the safety measures and new routines we anticipate in August and beyond...CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
CHARLES DREW HEALTH CENTER, INC.
While the restrictions around the coronavirus (COVID-19) are beginning to loosen in Omaha, it is still crucial to practice preventative measures. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (the grocery store) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
UNMC
Munroe-Meyer Institute
The MMI Department at UNMC is offering up to 2 free behavioral telehealth consultations. The service is available for families regardless of insurance coverage.
NOAH
North Omaha Area Health
Why Get Vaccinated?

COVID-19 is a contagious disease caused by
the coronavirus. You can get COVID-19 through
contact with another person who has the virus. It
is a respiratory illness that can affect other organs.
Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure
to the virus. Symptoms may include: fever or chills,
cough, shortness of breath, tiredness, muscle or
body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell;
sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or
vomiting, diarrhea. Anyone can get COVID-19 and
can and make existing medical conditions worse.
The COVID-19 vaccine can prevent COVID-19.
Why trust the vaccines? READ MORE HERE
CHI
Catholic Health Initiatives
Our hospitals are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are in close contact with local health authorities. For more information for the public and health care providers on coronavirus, please visit the CDC website.

Some CHI Health events and activities have been cancelled or postponed out of an abundance of caution. Please double check the status before arriving at an event.
CENTER FOR HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT
Change your thinking, change your life!
Our goal is to help individuals relieve emotional and psychological pain, make behavioral changes that facilitate growth, increase self-awareness and self-knowledge, which lead to healthy living.
BUSINESS RESOURCES Small Businesses, Non-Profit
NEBRASKA ENTERPRISE FUND
We do more than just lending
When you partner with Nebraska Enterprise Fund you get access to tools and resources to help your business succeed. Contact a business mentor today!

NEF offers loans direct to business and can help fill financing gaps in participation with other lenders or programs.

In addition to the programs NEF offer, they can connect your business to both local and statewide program partners with expertise in micro and small business development.
SBA LAUNCHES SUPPLEMENTAL TARGETED ADVANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES HARDEST HIT BY COVID-19
SBA
Press Release: If your company received the $10,000 SBA EIDL grant (which does not have to be repaid), you may now also receive an additional $5,000 in grant funding.
To qualify for the Supplemental Targeted Advance, an eligible business entity must be in a low-income community, suffered greater than 50 percent economic loss, and have 10 or fewer employees.

On April 22, the SBA had modified its Targeted EIDL Advance application process to see if businesses also qualified for the $5,000 supplemental grant, and small businesses that are contacted by the agency will have their applications processed on a first-come, first-served basis, the SBA said.
SHUTTER VENUE OPERATORS GRANT
SBA
Program Details: The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.
Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.

This grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19.
SBA IS RAISING THE LOAN LIMIT FOR #COVID19 EIDL
SBA
Program Details: SBA is raising the loan limit for #COVID19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans to up to 24 months of economic injury with a maximum loan amount of $500,000.

Business owners who received a loan subject to the previous limits can now request an increase under the new limits. SBA is emailing borrowers instructions on how to submit a loan increase request
Extended! SBA
U.S. Small Business Administration
On Monday, February 22, President Biden announced the following changes to SBA's coronavirus relief programs to ensure equity:

Specifically, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 am ET, SBA will establish a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. This will give lenders and community partners more time to work with the smallest businesses to submit their applications, while also ensuring that larger PPP-eligible businesses will still have plenty of time to apply for and receive support before the program expires on May 31, 2021.
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SBA is currently offering the following funding options:
GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER
We Accomplish More Together
Vaccination Information for Businesses

To assist business owners and employers, we've compiled a list of COVID-19 vaccine information and policy guidance. You can find official guidelines from trusted sources, such as the FDA, DHHS and others.

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The resources below can help organizational leaders better understand the implications of COVID-19

NAM
Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Are You Facing a Leadership Transition?

NAM offers a Mission-Driven Executive Transition Toolkit to guide your board and organization through the challenges of getting to the next step in your organization's success. The toolkit has 32 pages of expert advise backed up by 22 downloadable templates, and NAM members get the additional resource of 24 reading list references. 

Go HERE to get it!
MEDIA OUTLETS
THE OMAHA STAR
Nebraska's Only Black Bi-Weekly Newspaper
The Omaha Star and its work for equal rights for all Americans is legendary. Throughout its renowned history, the Omaha Star was on the forefront, leading the charge to open public accommodations to African Americans, including hotels, restaurants, theaters and taverns...READ MORE
NOISE
North Omaha Information Support Everyone
NOISE is a new community-led news organization committed to strengthening information creation and sharing throughout North Omaha.
Text NOISE to 33222 to get text alerts.
REVIVE OMAHA MAGAZINE
Spirit, Mind & Body
Revive! Omaha Magazine is a Lifestyle and Community Empowerment Magazine serving African-Americans in the Greater Omaha Area

Access the 2020 Revive Black Business Directory HERE
THE BOSS RADIO STATION
95.7 FM
Start your day with William & Martine

Monday through Friday | 7 am - 9 am
GOSPEL MUSIC OMAHA
100.3 FM
FINALLY! Nebraska's FIRST and ONLY 24/7 live on-air urban gospel radio station 100.3FM in Omaha Nebraska. http://www.GospelMusicOmaha.com for more details.

Tune-In with Lady J
HEARTLAND FOCUS
Channel 6
Tune-In Every Sunday @ 6 am
with Tim Clark
COVID-19 UPDATES
GET THE LATEST UPDATES
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, how are we communicating the importance of abiding by social distancing regulations?

< Click on the map to follow the development of the virus through Douglas County.
DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPT
Citizens of Omaha and Douglas County:
Information Line for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):
402-444-3400

Open Seven Days a Week, except Holidays
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available.
CITY OF OMAHA
Citizens of Omaha and Douglas County
The City of Omaha, Douglas County, our health care partners, and first responders are working diligently to protect public health and safety as the coronavirus spreads.  We are working together to lower the risk of transmission and infection and reduce the impact on our community.
STATE OF NEBRASKA
Dept. of Health and Human Services
DHHS COVID-19 Information Line:
(402) 552-6645

8 am - 8 pm CST - 7 Days a Week
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