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The Empowerment Network - thanks for renewing!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Koepsell
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Purpose: to bring individuals and organizations together to facilitate positive, measurable, and dramatic change

Empowerment Covenant
1. Live our Faith
2. Strengthen our Families
3. Prepare our Children
4. Embrace our Culture
5. Build our Wealth
6. Protect our Health
7. Raise our Vote
8. Own our Homes
9. Clean our Neighborhoods
10. Love our Neighbor
11. Stand for Justice
12. Improve our Communications
13. Cross the Divide (Digital)

The organization’s focus is on improving the quality of life and economic position of African-Americans, residents of North Omaha and citizens of the Greater Omaha area. Strategies and plans have been developed in a number of areas including: community engagement; job development and training; education and youth development; business development and entrepreneurship; housing and neighborhood development; violence intervention and prevention; voter registration and participation; arts, culture, and history revitalization; and, communications and media expansion and enhancement.