January 2024

A Better Tomorrow

As we step into a new year, we're reminded of the transformative power of collective action and shared purpose. It's a time for renewal, reflection, and recommitment to the values that bind us together as a community.

Our commitment to fighting injustice remains steadfast. But, we must also not forget to prioritize the nourishment of our body and mind, embracing practices that promote wellness and vitality, to ensure that we’re equipped to navigate the challenges ahead with clarity and resilience.

In a world plagued by division and hate, we understand the importance of coming together even when our experiences differ. Through open dialogue and respectful discourse, we bridge divides, strengthen connections, and foster understanding.

We're excited to announce our upcoming Conversations for Change event on March 26th. This gathering will serve as a platform for teaching through dialogue, building bridges between different cultures and identities, and fostering empathy and understanding within our community.

Thank you for being a part of this journey with us. Together, let's continue to strive for progress, equity, and compassion as we navigate the challenges and opportunities of the year ahead.

Cammy Watkins

Executive Director



Join us for the second annual Jane H. & Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks Conversations for Change series in March 2024, featuring the dynamic

non-binary comic and actor, Bob the Drag Queen! Conversations for Change is dedicated to advancing the legacy of the Brooks' by fostering learning through dialogue and building connections across diverse cultures and identities.

Renowned for winning the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar'

on Season 8 of RuPaul's Drag Race, Bob brings unapologetic confidence and charisma to the stage. As a co-host of the Peabody Award-winning reality series We're Here, Bob introduces small-town residents to the transformative world of drag performance for one unforgettable night.

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with Bob the Drag Queen and explore important conversations surrounding identity, inclusion, and empowerment.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Holland Performing Arts Center

1200 Douglas St., Omaha, NE 68102

Tickets are FREE, but reservations are required and are on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions, contact Brittany Wright, Director of Operations at brittany@inclusive-communities.


For sponsorship opportunities, contact Lachelle Rankins, Director of Strategic Partnerships at lachelle@inclusive-communities.org.


REGISTER for our upcoming Omaha Table Talk!

Partnership with AVP Life & Re-Entry for the System Impacted

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center

6400 University Drive South

Omaha, NE 68182


There is a virtual and in-person option to attend. If attending in-person, food will be provided.


The Oklahoma School for the Deaf is offering spring classes in ASL 1 and ASL 2, which are free to the public in pre-recorded sessions. These courses are self-paced and pre-recorded, providing access from February 12 to June 30, 2024.



We moved!

We are now part of the Hanscom Park Neighborhood at The Center.

1941 S 42nd St.

Suite #380

Omaha, NE 68105

Open House announcement coming soon!

Previously on Omaha Table Talk

Disability Justice

Moved recently? Email Lachelle to update your contact information for snail mail from us!
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