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NUSA and Bridging The Future in Omaha

NUSA is a national organization committed to building up neighborhoods across the United States. Their yearly conference, Neighborhoods, USA or NUSA, attracts national and international community leaders who share ideas and experiences with the goal of building stronger and more vibrant neighborhoods. Omaha was selected as the host of the 42nd annual conference, bringing together […]


Honoring 10 years of Empowerment and the Next 10 Years Beyond

Our biggest and long time collaborator and client, The Empowerment Network, recently celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary of record setting change and advocacy in the City of Omaha that has begun to reach beyond. Long time work with them has given us a unique and special access to many of their moments of growth. This […]


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 […]


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 […]