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2017 Leadership Awards

This year marks the 28th Annual African-American Leadership Awards for the city of Omaha and the first for our own Jason Fischer receiving the Leadership Award for Professionals Under 40. First off, a big thank you to everyone for considering the honor, and an even bigger thank you to the Urban League of Nebraska and […]


The 5th Leadership Conference: Ready for the next Beginning

The 5th African American Leadership Conference (AALC) is a wrap, something seen as not having support years ago, is now, still continuing to set attendance records… Still continuing to bring voices to Omaha that some had never dreamed of seeing here. It was just a few years ago when so many said it’s couldn’t be done […]


A Summer of Step Up

This summer, like every summer for the last 5 years the Step Up Program has connected local youth with employers. Whats different this year? There’s been a huge expansion of the program since it started, with even more sponsors and partners than before, including having a dedicated film crew (Hint…It was Us!) to share their vision to even more members of […]


What is the meaning of Excellence? Is it the end goal?

Years go by quickly, in a blink, one season is already turning to the next, life can fly by and the work continues on. In that busy space there’s not always much time for reflection or sometimes even celebration as work rolls from one thing to next thing. Often times it takes someone from the […]


Your not READY for this!

You can try to teach youth about history by having them read textbooks or you can let them make history themselves. When we first met with the Nebraska Urban League on doing a film with a group of youth about ‘Cultural Literacy’ we weren’t sure what that meant. We then found out latter that meant interviewing […]