Expo 2008

"Working Toward a World Without Poverty"

The 4th Omaha Peace & Justice Expo took place Saturday April 26, 2008 at Lewis & Clark Middle School.

We had 16 very impressive workshops with marvelous presenters!

And there were over 60 local, hard working terrific peace & justice organization! link 

Our keynote speaker was Sam Daley-Harris, author of Reclaiming Our Democracy. He is president and founder of RESULTS, dedicated to mass educational strategies to generate the will to end world hunger. One of his focuses is expanding microcredit. For more info on Sam Daley-Harris go to: www.results.org  

For the local RESULTS group call: 402-573-1702 or email:

And at the Closing Ceremony we awarded the Expo's 2008 Peace & Justice Award to three retiring state senators who have consistently and over the long term represented the side of justice and peace in countless issues before the Nebraska Unicameral. Senators Ernie Chambers, Don Preister and Lowen Kruse have served Nebraskans for a combined total of 62 years.

Thank you Senators for your many years of service to Nebraska in peace and justice.

And thank you to all who attended this wonderful event!

See you at the new one!