Gun violence spurs community engagement

July 16th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Gun violence is on the decline in the City of Omaha as a whole. But in North Omaha, gun violence figures have climbed during May and June. How do grass roots neighborhood events engage the community and help spur positive effects?

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Project KNOSE, Robert Wagner hope to deter gun violence

May 6th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Project KNOSE, which stands for Keeping North Omaha Safe for Everyone, is a grassroots community watch of sorts. They drive around some of the most violent neighborhoods in North Omaha hoping to be a deterrent to more violence in the area.

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White Gives Voice to Abandoned Homes

July 17th, 2014

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — An Omaha artist’s new project looks to reflect on the stories inside two homes.

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Drakeford Explores Racial Identity with ‘I Can Grow Tall’

September 11th, 2013

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE – The Bemis Center’s Carver Bank location is the site for a new installation for North Omaha artist Angela Drakeford.

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Community leader steps up to the plate

March 16th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The first annual Urban Leadership Symposium was held Saturday at Benson High School. Omaha area students took part in several workshops to help foster leadership skills.

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White Brings Voice Back to Old House

February 22nd, 2013

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — Local artist Watie White works together with Habitat for Humanity to restore the voice of an old house.

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