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New Mental Health Initiative Focuses on Cultural Competence for Immigrants and Refugees

Accessing mental health services is one thing—finding care that’s culturally competent is another. Some immigrants and refugees may have limited access to services because of language barriers while others may […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Omaha Nonprofit Helps Seniors with Home Repairs

Virginia lives in an older home with a steep, narrow staircase to the basement laundry room. After falling several times and breaking her wrist once, she put an old wooden […]

May 13th, 2022   COVID-19, Landscape Stories, Stories

Nonprofits Push for More Equity in Omaha Transportation

Key Points The most equitable transportation systems offer multiple options for transit and are designed for everyone in a community. Cars are overused and local spending on public transit is […]

Apr 18th, 2022   Landscape Stories, Stories

Front Porch Investments Outlines Plans for Omaha’s 100,000 Affordable Housing Gap

Local housing experts announced a new effort to fill the 100,000-unit gap identified in a recent study on housing affordability in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area. Front Porch Investments has created a […]

Dec 1st, 2021   In the Community, Landscape Stories, News

Omaha Arts Organizations Cautiously Reopen, Return to Programming

In Omaha and all around the nation, arts and culture programming came to a grinding halt with the pandemic. Now, organizations are slowly and safely beginning to reopen their doors […]

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

Residents Bring Change Through Grassroots Civic Engagement

Local nonprofit organizations are saying some of our community’s most critical areas of civic growth include increasing voter participation, growing grassroots neighborhood development, and creating more diversity in leadership. We […]

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

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