Social Issues

9:12 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Creighton University to offer same-sex benefits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University will soon begin offering health benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of its employees despite the objections of the local Catholic archbishop.

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8:15 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Three-year program to address health disparities in Omaha's African-American community

Creighton University and four community partners have received a grant for programs to reduce health disparities in Omaha's African-American community.

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3:14 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Northwest High School, UNO students mark 9/11 anniversary with anti-bias event

A group of Northwest High School and UNO students will mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with an event about understanding differences.

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12:50 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

New collaboration to address needs, achievement of young black males

Leon Andrews of the National League of Cities speaks Thursday in Omaha about initiatives to improve outcomes for young black males.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A new collaboration between the city of Omaha and more than 40 organizations seeks to meet the needs of and improve conditions for young black men.

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1:27 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Summit focuses on how to respond to, stop bullying

Students and educators from 32 schools gathered in Omaha Thursday morning to learn how to stand up against bullying.

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4:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Reports examine low-income Nebraskans' access to benefits

Nebraska Appleseed says about 180,000 Nebraskans receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP benefits.

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2:30 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Event focuses on needs of young black women

100 young black women will participate Friday in a conference designed to teach them important life skills.

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2:21 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Wednesday event highlights food insecurity in Nebraska

An estimated one in seven Nebraskans are food insecure—meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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8:44 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Inclusive Communities takes over Omaha Table Talk program

Omaha's Table Talk programs are returning, as part of Inclusive Communities.

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8:32 am
Wed February 5, 2014

VA, HUD conduct point-in-time count of homeless veterans

The Omaha VA is awaiting results of a point-in-time count of homeless veterans.

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