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From the Streets to City Hall: Civic Engagement Grows, but Omaha Organizers Still Face Barriers

May’s city elections came and went in Omaha. Mayor Jean Stothert secured a third term with nearly two-thirds of the vote. Only one incumbent lost their seat on the Omaha City Council. After a year of protesting systemic racism, and witnessing a pandemic that exacerbated inequality, it seemed change had skipped over Omaha, Nebraska. But […]