Social Issues

Omaha
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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Health/Medical
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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Government
8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Wed December 11, 2013

MCC hosts documentary, discussion on life and murder of Emmett Till

A documentary showing Thursday in Omaha explores the life and murder of Emmett Till, and the struggle for justice following his death.

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Government
1:10 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Harkin: it's time for Congress to pass ENDA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

The U.S. Senate Thursday afternoon passed a measure banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Arts
1:00 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Documentary explores issues of race in education

A documentary showing Tuesday at Film Streams explores issues of race in education.

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Omaha
5:00 am
Sat June 29, 2013

First Monday Forum focuses on community education, discussion of north Omaha issues

A new monthly forum in north Omaha seeks to bring the community together to discuss important issues.

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Government
9:18 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Gay rights legislation draws standing room only crowd at legislative hearings

LINCOLN – More than 100 people came to a Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday on three legislative bills on adoptions and foster care by same-sex couples, and employee protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Government
10:39 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Salvation Army of Omaha director to speak before United Nations

This week’s United Nations session of the Commission on the Status of Women will include a Salvation Army of Omaha representative.

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Education
8:35 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Black-Jew Dialogues brings discussion on civil rights, diversity, race

A two-man show coming to Omaha this week discusses issues of race, diversity, and stereotypes through comedy and education.

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