Organizations Working for Racial Justice

* These were co-sponsors of the Race Matters Conference on December 3-4, 2014

 

Three Suggested Resources:

List of Resources:

  • • Compassion in Action - Teela Mickles

  • • Douglas County Youth Center - Gregory Hepburn

  • • Employment First Career Center - Ron Snow

  • • ENCAP

  • • The Concord (Mediation) Center - Cindy Tierney

  • • Mayor's Faith and Community Task Force

  • • Metropolitan Area Planning Agency

  • • Nebraska Families Collaborative - A'Jamal Byndon

  • • Nebraskans for Peace - Race, Poverty & Violence Task Force - A'Jamal Byndon, Elaine Wells

  • • Network for Holistic Recovery - Eliga Ali (centralized calendar of events           )

  • • NonViolent Communication - Kevin & Kerry Earthsoul, Alan Vovolka, Elaine Wells

  • • North Star Academy - Janette Taylor

  • • Omaha 360 - Jami Anders-Kemp

  • • Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) - Joe Higgs, Elaine Wells

  • • Partners for Race & Equity in Nebraska (convened in 2013 by Voices for Children):

    • 1690 AM Radio

    • Alegent Creighton Health

    • ACLU of Nebraska - Alan Peterson

    • Anti-Defamation League

    • Bellevue University

    • Black Men United - Willie Hamilton

    • Boys & Girls Club

    • *Boys Town

    • Building Bright Futures

    • Building Healthy Futures

    • Catholic Charities

    • Center for Holistic Development - Doris Moore

    • City of Omaha, Human Rights & Relations - Cameron Gales?

    • Coalition for a Strong Nebraska

    • Community Action of Nebraska

    • *Creighton University

      • Creighton Center for Social Justice - Ken Reed-Bouley, Haley Warren

      • Werner Institute for Dispute Resolution - Bryan J. Hanson

    • Empowerment Network - Willie Barney

    • Fontenelle Elementary School

    • Foster Care Review Office

    • G. D'Ebony Outreach

    • Gutman and Associates

    • Heartland 2050

    • Heartland Family Service

    • Heartland Worker's Center

    • Inclusive Communities

    • Kiewit

    • Latino Center of the Midlands

    • Lutheran Family Services

    • MAD Dads

    • Malcolm X Foundation

    • Ministerial Alliance

    • NAACP

    • Nebraska Appleseed

    • Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

    • Nebraska Children’s Home Society

    • Nebraska Community Foundation

    • Nebraska Dept. of Education

    • Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services

    • Nebraska Families Collaborative

    • Nebraska Friends of Foster Children

    • Nebraska Latina-American Commission

    • Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition

    • Omaha Public Schools & School Board

    • Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

    • Panhandle Partnership

    • Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed, Inc. - Doug Paterson

    • Policy Research & Innovation - Jack Dunn

    • Project Everlast (Omaha, Geneva, Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, Scottsbluff, etc.)

    • Santee Tribe

    • *The Sherwood Foundation

    • Southeast Community College

    • Southern Sudan Community Association

    • St. Mary’s Immigration Program

    • The Leadership Institute

    • Thrive Center Omaha

    • Union Pacific

    • University of Nebraska Lincoln

    • UNO Faculty Diversity Committee

    • UNO Office of Latina/Latin American Studies

    • *Urban League of Nebraska - (former Police Chief, Thomas Warren)

    • U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

    • Voice Advocacy Center

    • *Voices for Children in Nebraska - Carolyn Rooker, Shelley Henderson

    • Winnebago Tribe

    • YMCA

• People's Oversight Initiative - D'Shawn Cunningham

• Sparks Academy - Alesha Dumas

• Table Talk at Metropolitan Community College - Tommie Wilson

• UNO, Academic & Student Affairs, Div. of Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs

 

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