The 7th Omaha Peace & Justice Expo - 2018
The 7th Omaha Peace & Justice Expo - 2018

                                        Organizations - Expo 2018

ACLU Nebraska

American Civil Liberties Union

Devoted to the defense and promotion

of the individual rights granted by the US

and Nebraska Constitutions

134 S. 13th St. #1010

Lincoln, NE 68508

402.476.8091*109

kthomas@aclunebraska.org

www.aclunebraska.org

 

Amnesty International

Omaha Local Group

We work both at home and abroad to tackle

the most pressing human rights violations.

AIOmaha@outlook.com

www.aiusa.org

Meetup-Omaha Amnesty International Local Group

 

BeSMART

Promoting responsible firearm ownership to prevent

unintentional child deaths and teen suicide.

nebraska@momschapterleaders.org

www.besmartforkids.org

 

The Big Garden

Growing healthy food, healthy kids

and healthy communities.

5602 Read St. Omaha, NE 68152

402-898-9862

www.biggarden.org

info@biggarden.org

 

Black Votes Matter

Institute of Community Engagement

2516 N 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110

402-905-9305 w   402-812-3324 c

Preston Love Jr. MPS - Founder/Director

prestonlovejr@gmail.com

www.prestonlovejr.com

 

Citizens' Climate Lobby - Bellevue Chapter

Passing Carbon Fee and Dividend, climate change solution.  

Reduce greenhouse gases, grow the economy and save lives.  

Frances Moore 402-415-7705 frances.moore.ne@gmail.com

Meetings:  third Thursdays 5:30pm -

Nebraska Medicine-Bellevue Conference Room A.

 

Citizens' Climate Lobby - Omaha Chapter

Passing Carbon Fee and Dividend, climate change solution.

100% of the revenue is returned to households,

will reduce greenhouse gases, grow the economy and save lives.

Omaha@CitizensClimateLobby.org

 www.facebook.com/CitizensClimateLobbyOmaha

402-453-0776

 

Civic Nebraska

Working to create a more modern

and robust democracy for all Nebraskans.

1111 Lincoln Mall, Ste. 350  Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 904-5191

shannon.casey@civicnebraska.org

www.civicnebraska.org 

 

Conservative-Liberal Dialogues

Gathering people from across the political spectrum

for respectful dialogue and problem solving.  

Elaine Wells  402-415-9500  mmwells15@gmail.com

 

FFI-O Family and Friends of the Incarcerated - Omaha

Providing support and assistance to those

whose loved one’s are incarcerated, while advocating

for a humane, rational and restorative correctional system.

402-558-2085  Melbeckman@cox.net

Facebook

 

 

First Unitarian Church of Omaha

An inclusive Community that Listens, Engages,Inspires and Acts

3114 Harney Street Omaha, NE 68131

(402) 345-3039

www.firstuuomaha.org

 

Food Not Bombs: Omaha

We are a volunteer organization dedicated to nonviolent social change.

We recover food that would otherwise be discarded

and make vegetarian meals, serving in public spaces to anyone without restriction.

www.facebook.com/groups/OmahaFNB

 

GLSEN Omaha

Every day GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students

are able to learn and grow in a

school environment free from bullying and harassment.

omaha@chapters.glsen.org

www.glsen.org/chapters/omaha

Find us on Facebook

 

Grace Abbott School of Social Work - UNO

Educating professional social workers to engage

in the community and promote social change.

Undergraduate and graduate degrees available.

P: 402.554.2793

F: 402.554.3788

Website 

 

Gravity, a Center for Contemplative Activism

Our mission is to nurture the integral connection between contemplation and action.

PO Box 7  Omaha, NE 68101

402-516-6116

info@gravitycenter.com

gravitycenter.com

 

Holy Family Parish & Ministries

1715 Izard St. Omaha, NE 68102  (402) 345-1062

Door Ministry: (402) 341-6561 http://holyfamilyomaha.org/   

A small, welcoming, participatory community devoted to serving the poor.  

Brochures to describe our Ministries.

http://holyfamilyomaha.org/   

 

Immigrant Legal Center

An Affiliate of the Justice for Our Neighbors Network

Providing Immigration Legal Services, Education, and Advocacy

4224 Center St. Omaha, NE 68105

Immigrantlc.org

402-898-1349

Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

 

Inclusive Communities

Breaking barriers and creating conversations for 80 years.  

6001 Dodge Street

Community Engagement Center, Rm. 122

Omaha, NE 68182-0868

www.inclusive-communities.org

To volunteer, contact Tena Hahn Rodriguez

at tena@inclusive-communities.org

 

Indivisible Omaha

A progressive grassroots organization empowering people

to participate in shaping America's political future

by electing bold progressive politicians at all levels of government.  RESIST

www.indivisibleomaha.org

@Indivisibleomah

info@indivisibleomaha.org

T: 531-600-9068

 

League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha

A nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed  &

active participation in government through voter registration

& education and advocacy.

115 S. 49th Ave. Omaha, NE 68132

402-344-3701 office@omahalwv.org

www.omahalwv.org    www.facebook.com/LWVGO

 

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Providing free, civil legal assistance to low-income Nebraskans.

We work hard to make equal justice happen.

LegalAidOfNebraska.org

209 S. 19th St, Ste 200  Omaha, NE 68102

Eight locations across Nebraska

402-348-1069

 

Metropolitan Community College

PO Box 3777  Omaha, NE 68103

(531)622-2400

enrollmentservices@mccneb.edu

www.mccneb.edu

100s of courses and programs online and in class.

Whatever your educational goal, make MCC a part of it.

Smart choice.

 

Nebraska AIDS Project

Leading the community in the fight to overcome HIV and AIDS

and its stigma through education, supportive services, and advocacy.

www.nap.org to learn more or schedule testing at a location near you!

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

 

Nebraska Appleseed

We fight for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans

941 O St, Ste 920 Lincoln, NE

402-438-8853

Learn more at NeAppleseed.org

or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

 

Nebraska Grassroots Progressives

Volunteer-led Grassroots Progressive movement, focuses on

ensuring the enactment of a bold, sensible progressive agenda.

@NebraskaGrassrootsProgressives

@NGProgressives

 

Nebraska Sierra Club

We advocate for a healthy environment within a just society.

We protect America’s wild places

and we promote smart energy solutions to combat global warming.

P.O. Box 4664, Omaha, NE 68104

dcorbin@cox.net

www.sierraclub.org/nebraska

www.facebook.com/NebraskaSierraClub

 

Nebraska Sikhs

Local community of Sikh faith followers

contactus@nebraskasikhs.org

www.nebraskasikhs.org  

www.facebook.com/NebPunjabiCom

 

Nebraska Water Protectors

Indigenous female-lead organization of

concerned mothers, grandmothers, wives,

sisters and daughters of Unci Maka fighting

for clean water!

Nebraskawaterprotectors@gmail.com
facebook.com/nebraskawaterprotectors

 

Nebraskans For Peace

a statewide grassroots advocacy organization

working nonviolently for peace with justice

through community building, education and political action.

Omaha Chapter

PO Box 6418 Omaha, NE 68106

402-453-0776

NFPOmaha1970@Gmail.com

www.NebraskansforPeace.org

 

NFP: Palestinian Rights Task Force

Our mission is to promote knowledge of

and work to relieve the unjust conditions in Palestine today.

402-478-5729   hanna7@cox.net

NFP-Palestinian-Rights@googlegroup.com

A part of Nebraskans For Peace’s statewide grassroots organization

 

Omaha Area Sanctuary Network

Welcoming Immigrants & Working for Immigration Justice

www.OmahaSanctuary.net

To participate: Contact Larry Jensen, lpjensen@omahasanctuary.net

 

Omaha DSA

Omaha Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America

We are a political organization fighting oppression and building 

democracy so everyone can live a full and dignified life.   Join us! 

OmahaDSA@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/OmahaDSAwww.twitter.com/OmahaDSA

 

Omaha Friends Meeting (Quakers)

Join us in unprogrammed worship Sundays 10AM in Haviland Hall

at Saint Andrews, 925 S. 84th St.  Omaha, NE

For info call Carol 402-391-4765 or Bob 402-926-6583

Find us on Facebook

 

Omaha Metro Area Humanist Association

(O.M.A.H.A.)

Extending the hand of friendship and the voice of reason

PO Box 540131

Omaha, NE 68154

www.omahahumanists.org

www.facebook.com/pg/omahahumanists

 

Omaha Student’s Union

OSU is a combination of high school & college students,

fighting for student voice in our community & legislature.

https://twitter.com/omahasu?lang=en

 

OTOC - Omaha Together One Community

Health & Wellness Committee -- Insure the Good Life

Grassroots, community-led campaign to expand Medicaid in Nebraska

@insurethegoodlife

Facebook  - InsuretheGoodLife

Media requests - insurethegoodlife@gmail.com

http://otoc.org

 

Peace with Justice Ministries, Great Plains Conference of The United Methodist Church

Working for peace and justice locally, nationally and internationally.

www.facebook.com/peacewithjusticeministriesgp

Contact info: Andrea Paret, amparet08@yahoo.com

 

The People’s Film Festival

Showing enlightening documentary films for over 10 years

(free or voluntary donation).  

Elaine Wells  402-415-9500  mmwells15@gmail.com  

Al Viola  678-622-2129  albertlviola@aol.com  

Facebook: @ProgressiveOmaha

First Unitarian Church 3114 Harney St 1st & 3rd Mon 7PM

 

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

Provides, promotes and protects reproductive

and sexual health through services, education and advocacy.  

1-877-811-7526

  www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-heartland

 

Policy Research & Innovation

an Omaha-based think tank for the people

402 599-0868

office@prineb.org

www.facebook.com/PolicyResearchandInnovation

 

REASON

Since 1999 REASON has promoted critical reasoning

& opposed dysfunctional & irrational belief systems such as

racism, homophobia, militarism, economic inequality,

political extremism, quackery, theocracy, & climate-science denial.

For more, see our Mission Statement - www.reason.ws

 

Refugee Empowerment Center

An Affiliate of the Ethiopian Community Development Council

Resettling and Empowering refugees

through direct services and educational programs

3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha, NE  68131

402-554-0759

Email: info@RefugeeEmpowerment.org

Facebook.com/RefugeeEmpowerment

Instagram.com/refugee.empowerment

 

RESULTS

Empowering ordinary people to create the political will 

to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty around the world! 

402-415-9500  mmwells15@gmail.com

402-415-7705  frances.moore.ne@gmail.com

 RESULTS.org  

Omaha Chapter  2nd Sat 12:55pm  W. Dale Clark Library downstairs

 

Second Unitarian Church of Omaha

2Uomaha.org

3012 S. 119th St

Info@2uomaha.org

We are diverse in faith, history and spirituality, and desire to make a

difference for good. We stand on the side of love, justice, and peace.

 

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows

International group of September 11th victims’ family members

advocating non-violence in pursuit of justice to break cycles

of violence engendered by war and terrorism.

Local contact Nancy Meyer

info@peacefultomorrows.org  212-598-0970

 

United Nations Association -Nebraska

"An educational and advocacy organization promoting an
understanding of the United Nations, its role in the world, and its programs"

http://unanebraska.weebly.com

Mail: Bob Haller, 7445 Kentwell, Lincoln, NE 68516

mshortt@innebraska.com, unanebraska@gmail.com

402-488-4258