OTOC Nights at Urban Abbey

OTOC (Omaha Together One Community) is sponsoring a series of fun and educational evenings at Urban Abbey Coffee House in the Old Market, 1026 Jackson.

Everyone is invited to enjoy food, coffee/tea/hot chocolate, and conversation. A portion of all January’s counter sales and packaged coffee sales will be donated to OTOC as their community partner. So stop by at any time to help support OTOC’s work in Omaha.

Saturday, January 10, 6:30 p.m. Mexican Bingo Night

Enjoy an entertaining evening of Mexican Bingo (Lotería), great Mexican food, and good times with OTOC leaders and community friends. For a donation of $10 you get to eat and play Mexican Bingo to win great prizes and big surprises.

Thursday, January 15, 7:00 p.m. OTOC Issues Café: Immigration

OTOC’s Immigration Action Team and guest speaker help us understand how the Obama Administration’s program of deferred action will work, impact Nebraskans, and how the Nebraska Unicameral could take action to allow young people who have already qualified for deferred action to obtain a driver’s license.

Wednesday, January 21, 7:00 p.m. OTOC Issues Café: Tax Reform & Medicaid

OTOC’s “Death and Taxes” Team and guest speaker update us about the prospects in the 2015 Legislative Session for changes to Nebraska income and property taxes and efforts to reform Medicaid in order to cover the 70,000 people now caught in the “coverage gap” caused by Nebraska not expanding Medicaid coverage.

Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. OTOC Issues Café: Sustainable Energy

OTOC’s Sustainable Energy Team and guest speaker tell us how we can move Nebraska into the future by continuing efforts to encourage sustainable energy from sources like wind, solar, and bio fuels. The conversation will include an update on major legislation affecting the environment that has been filed in the Unicameral.