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100 Black Men of Omaha
The mission of the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100) is "to improve the quality of life in Omaha by helping our youth to be Respectful, Responsible and Ready to Lead." We seek to achieve our mission through Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness and Economic Empowerment programs. Our programs include Leadership and Mentoring Academy, Striving for Success Black Male Summit, African American History Challenge, 100 Saturday Academy, Real Men Read and Real Men Greet.
"48 STARS" is a documentary film that explores the World War II era through the eyes of the people who lived it: veterans, civilians, participants and resisters. From stories of deadly combat to unexpected romance to deeply held but unpopular convictions, to revolutionary inspiration, "48 STARS" takes the viewer on a vivid journey of personal reflections and memories. Many Americans were tested to their very limits, but nearly all joined together in solidarity under the emblem of a nation.
75 North Revitalization Corp
Seventy Five North was created to drive the redevelopment of the Highlander neighborhood located in North Omaha. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty and community deterioration by focusing on mixed-income housing, thriving schools, and neighborhood enrichment amenities.
African American Empowerment Network
The Empowerment Network is a united group of residents, leaders, and organizations working to facilitate positive change in Omaha and other cities across the country. Launched in September 2006, the Network works collectively to improve the economic condition and quality of life for African-Americans, North Omaha Residents and the Greater Omaha area. The movement is a nationally recognized approach for community engagement, collaboration, capacity-building and leadership development.
AIM is an innovative not-for-profit organization that grows, connects and inspires the tech talent community through career development and educational programs. Through these efforts, we improve thousands of lives in the Silicon Prairie.
Founded over one-hundred and twenty years ago, the sole purpose of the Aksarben Foundation was and is to address the biggest issues facing the state of Nebraska.
Alliance Française d'Omaha
AFO is an independently financed 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, serving as Omaha's French cultural center for the study of French language, cultural exchange and friendship between Americans and French-speaking people. We share and celebrate the francophone world through cultural and educational programs. Our values reflect a respect for cultural diversity; the values of the not-for-profit sector; Conviviality; Striving for excellence; Modernity and innovation.
American Lung Association in Nebraska
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more than 110 years, we have led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, whether it's searching for cures to lung diseases, keeping kids off tobacco, or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe.Our Mission: To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The Anti-Defamation League(ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry locally, in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public. The Plains States Region of the ADL addresses the issues of prejudice and discrimination that affect the people of Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas.
We provide art programming and classes in the South Omaha community. The families in the South Omaha community and other surrounding communities of the greater Omaha metro area often don't have access arts programming due to financial or language barriers. Access to arts programming can improve education engagement, civic participation, and can serve as a mitigating factor against generational poverty.
Assistance League of Omaha
Assistance League of Omaha was organized in 1973 and has grown to about 350 members who donate nearly 40,000 hours each year to support its philanthropic programs. Assistance League of Omaha serves disadvantaged or traumatized children, youth, and adults in the greater Omaha community. The Platinum GuideStar rating (highest transparency) has been earned, and Great Nonprofits named Assistance League of Omaha a top-rated nonprofit for 2018, the third consecutive year of receiving this honor.
Assure Women's Center
Assure Women's Center exists to be the FIRST STEP for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, transforming their fear into confidence by addressing their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs and equipping them to make healthy, life-affirming decisions. We have three locations: North Omaha, West Omaha, and Council Bluffs.
Avenue Scholars Foundation
Founded in 2008 by a group of Omaha philanthropists, Avenue Scholars Foundation's mission is to ensure careers for committed students of hope and need through education/training and supportive relationships. Our program is designed to prepare students to be well-qualified employees for Omaha's workforce. We guide students from low-income families from high school, through postsecondary education and training, and into careers.