Over 20,000 refugees from Africa and Asia live in Omaha. OTOC (Omaha Together One Community) and IPL (Institute of Public Life) work with them to meet challenges with the education system, housing, and cultural awareness by law enforcement.
At the Refugee Cultural Night you can meet families, taste foods, and enjoy dances and songs from South Sudan, Darfur, Burundi, Bhutan, and several area of Burma (Myanmar).
The Refugee Cultural Night is Saturday, October 5, at Creighton Prep Commons, 7400 Western Ave.. Snacks and conversation at 5 p.m., dance and song performances at 6.
The cost is $10 for individuals up to maximum of $20 for families. All proceeds will benefit the refugee groups, supporting their ongoing work to share their culture.
For tickets see Vicki Pratt or Pat Caffrey.