Every year Impact One takes a select group of kids out the the Outward Bound Ropes Course in North Omaha. The course is set up into segments from training to a 3 story high adrenaline pumping challenge. The kids are paired into groups. Then they are asked to do some individual rope challenges that build self awareness. As they get closer to the other side of the course where the finish line is they are asked to start to work with other teammates where they depended on each other to cross and finish. Even though there are plenty of safety …
World famous graffiti artist/muralist Chor Boogie came to Omaha to spearhead a mural project with Impact One in conjunction with Kent Bellow Studios to make this master piece a reality. Fused with thousands of colors this stained glass masterpiece infused with hint of Jazz adorns the wall off of 24th and Blondo in Omaha Nebraska. — with CHOR BOOGIE at Omaha Economic Development Corporation.
Presentation and Q&A at Creighton University about violence, profiling and statistics in the city of Omaha.
Shelly Schwedhelm, Director of Nebraska Medical Emergency Room, and Janette Taylor discuss the relationship between NMC and Impact One to improve dealing with trauma and gang violence prevention.
Impact One and the Empowerment Network present to Creighton students and faculty.
Impact One’s Janette Taylor and Neb. Med. Center’s Emergency Room Director, Shelly Schwedhelm, present and discuss their relationship and data findings with the Safety Council located in Omaha.
harkens a new arts-culture district for the city – credits The Reader BY LEO ADAM BIGA The days when North 24th Street jumped with folks out on the town, strolling the main drag, hitting one live music spot after another, are decades past. Aside from biennial homecoming activities, North 24th is a drive-through artery on the way to somewhere else. Few souls trod its walkways. If people do stop it’s for Sunday sanctification, a haircut, a fill-up or some social service business. There’s little else to see or do. Food options are mostly confined to the fast variety and …
(CLICK HERE TO LISTEN) KIOS- The Film “The Interuptors” Film Streams Discussion, 10/3/11
The Sherwood Foundation funds gang intervention, prison re-entry and summer jobs programs at Impact One Community Connection, a North Omaha non-profit. Warren Buffett’s Daughter Susie Is Taking On Early Childhood Education And Gangs
Impact One, a gang intervention program for North Omaha youth, has volunteered workers through its summer jobs program; mowing and trimming around the garden plots. NorthStar’s Sahler Street Community Garden at 48th & Sahler has been a busy site recently, with dozens of volunteers committing time to help the garden take shape. NorthStar Foundation: Community Garden Volunteer Day Photos from the garden with Impact One