OASN’s emphasis is on Accompaniment, Education for undocumented immigrants, and Internal education for OASN volunteers. Accompaniment to court hearings or to provide space and assistance for people who have been awarded humanitarian parole are now the major activities of the organization. OASN is also providing a hotline for persons who are in fear of arrest … Continued
Share the Plate Recipients
Our Share the Plate partner for the month of May is Black Votes Matter Institute which funds and conducts an annual educational tour for 40 Omaha high school students to visit more than 15 Southern civil rights venues. The tour includes the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and … Continued
Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. This month we will “share the plate” with Financial Hope Collaborative. The Financial Success Program (FSP), the main program of the Financial Hope Collaborative, is a 100% grant funded financial education platform. It is a year-long comprehensive financial education and … Continued
Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. Our Share the Plate Organization for March 2018 is Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) excels at helping families make connections between health and housing issues. We improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families, making informed … Continued
For the month of February, we will be donating to Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. Founded in 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a grassroots organization that builds and renovates houses, forges community partnerships and breaks down barriers to home ownership.
For the month of January, we will be donating to String Sprouts. String Sprouts aims to provide music education opportunities to children ages 3 – 8 in underserved areas. With 13 lead teachers and 33 assistants, String Sprouts offers classes across the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, as well as in Scottsbluff, NE. String Sprouts is … Continued
Due to the emergency situations in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico our offering will be shared with the hurricane communities’ recovery and relief funds. We will be sharing our plate with these communities until the end of December.
Due to the emergency situations in Florida and Texas our offering will be shared with the Hurricane Irma Community Recovery Fund via The Miami Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund via the Greater Houston Community Foundation. The focus of these two organizations is to get immediate relief directly to individuals and supporting grassroots organizations as quickly … Continued
Social Justice has decided to continue our “plate sharing” with Omaha Permaculture for the month of September. Omaha Permaculture creates community gardens while working on sustainable land management that: Reduces mowing maintenance and absorbs more storm water Reduces dumping Provides edible landscapes for people and wildlife Replants forests And builds park benches for the … Continued
Permaculture is a sustainable way of living in which you enhance the productivity of your land to potentially develop an edible landscape. It is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavor. It teaches us how to build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch … Continued