Issue Cafes at Urban Abbey

November is OTOC month at Urban Abbey (1026 Jackson in the Old Market). Similar to our Share the Plate, Urban Abbey gives one-half of counter sales to a like-minded local nonprofit each month. Stop in at any time or attend an Issue Cafe sponsored by OTOC. Metered street parking or $2 in the city lot across the street.

  • “Refugee Experience” Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 6:45 p.m.

Hear about the refugee resettlement process, the various types of immigration paths, and the refugee communities in Omaha from Alana Schriver, OPS Refugee Specialist.

  • “Mental Health Emergency Resources” Tuesday, Nov. 20th, 6:45 p.m.

Hear from Miles Glasgow of Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare about their emergency response programs to help provide mental health services during high stress situations.

  • “Improving Rental Housing in Omaha” Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 6:45 p.m.

Substandard housing in Omaha is a plague on neighborhoods and families. Hear OTOC leaders discuss measures our community can take.