It’s Neighborhood Time in Omaha!


Get ready to show your support for Omaha’s neighborhoods this week!

This Tuesday, Sept. 29, the Omaha City Council will proclaim the first week in October as “Neighborhood Week.” The council meeting begins at 2:00pm at the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam. Neighbors from across the city are encouraged to attend and show their support for this proclamation.

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, two board members from Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) will be in Omaha to help local groups plan for the 2017 NUSA Conference, which will be held in Omaha May 24-27, 2017. They will discuss ideas for neighborhood pride tours and fund-raising for the 2017 event. The discussion will be held at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 5:30 to 7:00pm. All those interested in neighborhoods and participating in the 2017 conference are encouraged to attend.

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the IN (Iowa/Nebraska) the Neighborhoods Conference will be held at Metropolitan Community College’s South Omaha campus from 8:30am to 4:30pm. To register or for more information, visit

For those unable to attend the conference, One Omaha will be videotaping the following presentations:

  • Community Policing
  • Vacant Lot Toolkit
  • Understanding and Managing Conflict
  • Marketing Your Neighborhood

It’s your week, neighbors – make the most of it!

Civic Nebraska is proud to be a close partner with One Omaha, which was founded in 2015 and is dedicated to actively facilitating the development of neighborhoods in the City of Omaha through communication, education and advocacy. For more information, contact Julie Smith at 402.547.7473 or

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