Black Business Guide
March 25th…Black Business Summit
Our next Revive Black Business Summit will focus on Branding and Marketing with local, national and global experts in the field.
Please join in on Saturday, March 25th from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. It will be in-person and virtual.
We’ve had a great response with the summits in 2022 and in 2023 with over 170 Black businesses, entrepreneurs and support organizations participating.
The summits are a great way to exchange business, network, learn from leaders in the field and get connected with resources including finances and technical assistance. Let’s keep building together!
The location for the in-person event will be the Revive Center at 24th and Lake.
Breakfast and Networking will start at 8:30 am.
Registration is Open: Click Here
City of Omaha receives $34 million for Lead Remediation
City of Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and Deputy Administrator Edward Chu, EPA Region 7
Regional leaders from the Environmental Protection Agency and Housing and Urban Development joined together to renew their commitment to helping the City to Omaha to remove lead from the soil and paint in North Omaha.
EPA is investing nearly $30 million and HUD added $4 million.
Black Political Summit sets a new foundation for North Omaha
Nearly 150 joined in on the first Black Political Summit hosted by Preston Love, Jr.
The room at the Highlander was buzzing with energy and dialogue for nearly four hours as leaders and residents worked together to identify barriers to voting and solutions to register 15,000 new voters in North Omaha and increase voter participation to 60% in the primary and 70% in the general election.
Participants were divided into groups to brainstorm solutions to increase voter mobilization and turnout with churches, young professionals, Latinos, South Sudanese, grassroots and community agencies.