Omaha’s City Charter Convention (and How to Get Involved)

Yesterday, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert submitted an ordinance to convene a city charter study convention on May 16. The purpose of the convention is to review the operation of city government under the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, with the possibility of recommending appropriate amendments to benefit the city’s governmental affairs.

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People painting a mural on the side of a building

Murals Magic

I will be honest, I used to not fully understand why murals were the go-to community development art form. It wasn’t until I was tasked with project managing two murals during the summer of 2014 in my role at The Union for Contemporary Art that I became an enthusiastic believer in their role in fostering vibrant communities.

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One Omaha: Where We’re Going

On September 14, 2021, One Omaha became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We will continue to benefit the Omaha community by addressing the lack of knowledge and resources available for residents to sustain a better quality of life.

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