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Coffee Chat with No More Empty Pots

16 May

As mentioned in our last Coffee Chat blog post, Mode Shift Omaha collaborates with local groups that serve diverse groups and interests to promote our shared vision of creating a more equitable Omaha with transportation options for everyone. In order to break the cycle of poverty and create healthier choices and opportunities for everyone, we must advocate together for access to multiple, safe transportation options across the entire city.      FullSizeRender_1

Our April Coffee Chat guest was Nancy Williams, Founder & CEO at No More Empty Pots. The nonprofit No More Empty Pots (NMEP) serves “opportunity youth” (a more positive name for “at-risk youth”) and low-income families mostly in North Omaha. They developed two main initiatives to combat community concerns on food insecurity, lack of jobs, and community investment: urban agriculture programs and a shared-use commercial kitchen for training. Their main projects/programs include: Continue reading