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Equity Journey

Leading Through Crisis: Facing the Challenges of our Community

The events of the last three months have changed us all; they have changed our community, our businesses, and nonprofits. How we work, where we work, and how we live […]

Jul 27th, 2020   COVID-19, Equity Journey

Equity Team Implements Use of Internal Equity Filter

Omaha Community Foundation’s internal Equity Team has led conversations of racial equity guided by current events, created space for dialogue and learning, and contributed to the Foundation’s overall strategic planning […]

Jul 21st, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Equity Journey Reflections: Emily Prauner

I am a work in progress. This blog post itself is a work in progress. It is incredibly different than the draft I wrote three weeks ago, and I know […]

Jul 15th, 2020   Equity Journey, Philanthropists

OCF Honors the 50th Anniversary of Pride Month

June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQIA+ Pride traditions, with the first Pride March held in New York City on June 28, 1970, commemorating the one-year anniversary of […]

Jun 30th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Equity Journey Reflections: Russell Johnston

My name is Russell Johnston and I am the Human Resources Director at the Omaha Community Foundation. I am also a father to two beautiful children, my daughter who is […]

Jun 24th, 2020   Equity Journey

Equity Journey Reflections: Emily Nguyen

In reflection of recent events in the Omaha metro, our country, and an the elevation of the Black Lives Matter movement, I find myself coming back to three things: learning, […]

Jun 23rd, 2020   Equity Journey

Investing Equitably in the Community

For over 10 years, the Omaha Community Foundation has been working with resident-led grant programs. These programs are designed to address need in our community ranging from neighborhood development, increased […]

Jun 22nd, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Foundation’s Equity Team Continues Learning, Includes Staff

Two years ago, the Omaha Community Foundation partnered with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to lead a year-long racial equity journey allowing white staff members to begin or […]

Jun 22nd, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

Foundation Honors Juneteenth, Closes for the First Time

Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, honors the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 freeing enslaved Africans. However, it […]

Jun 18th, 2020   Equity Journey, Featured

OCF Staff Commits to Equity and Inclusion

In June 2018, Omaha Community Foundation began partnership with the Center for Equity and Inclusion (CEI) to guide a journey for further understanding and implementation of race equity in our […]

Aug 7th, 2019   Equity Journey, Featured, Our Culture

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