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Landscape Stories

The Role of Data in Philanthropy

From our research and listening work in The Landscape, we know someone’s experience living in the Omaha metro can vary greatly depending on their identity and zip code. Systemic racism […]

Aug 3rd, 2021   Landscape Stories

Change is Needed to Employ Black Women, Immigrants, and Essential Workers

When a worker at a meatpacking plant contracted coronavirus, her employer offered two weeks of paid leave. After that, “Julia” continued to struggle with long-term health issues caused by COVID-19. […]

Jul 27th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Pandemic Priorities for Youth Focus on Learning Recovery

Education has been seriously impacted throughout the Metro during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among families in poverty and families of color. Local nonprofits say that a lack of access to […]

Jun 29th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

COVID-19 Magnified Omaha’s Housing Issues

A lack of access to affordable housing has been one of our community’s larger longstanding issues. It’s only been exacerbated by the pandemic. Housing is one of the five focus […]

May 25th, 2021   COVID-19, Knowledge, Landscape Stories, Stories

How the Pandemic Has Impacted Our Community’s Mental Health

Since the pandemic began, anxiety and depression rates have quadrupled, according to Deb Anderson, deputy director of Project Harmony. “The average rate that people experience depression or anxiety, both nationally […]

Apr 19th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

CARES Act Funding Helped to Save Local Arts & Culture

When the pandemic hit Omaha last March, its effect on many local nonprofits was immediate and intense. For many organizations, the national Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act stimulus […]

Mar 16th, 2021   COVID-19, Landscape Stories

Lisa’s Education Story

omahacommunityfoundation · Lisa’s Story Listen on Soundcloud As a part of The Landscape data collection process, the Foundation also compiled a number of stories from community members who have been […]

Jun 15th, 2018   Landscape Stories, Stories

Candy’s Housing Story

omahacommunityfoundation · Candy’s Story Listen on Soundcloud As a part of The Landscape data collection process, the Foundation also compiled a number of stories from community members who have been […]

Jun 15th, 2018   Landscape Stories, Stories

Karen’s Health Story

omahacommunityfoundation · Karen’s Story Listen on Soundcloud As a part of The Landscape data collection process, the Foundation also compiled a number of stories from community members who have been […]

Jun 15th, 2018   Landscape Stories, Stories

Geo’s Workforce Story

omahacommunityfoundation · Geo’s Story Listen on Soundcloud As a part of The Landscape data collection process, the Foundation also compiled a number of stories from community members who have been […]

Jun 15th, 2018   Landscape Stories, Stories

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