The mission of the Refugee Empowerment Center is to resettle and empower refugees to become self-sufficient through direct services and educational programs.


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New American Dish is an exciting exchange of food and culture. From September 8th-14th two local restaurants, Block 16 and Kitchen Table, will feature signature dishes created in collaboration with a New American woman that will highlight the restaurant’s unique concept and the flavors of the woman’s home country. Five percent of all the week’s […]

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Join us on Omaha’s largest day of giving! Show your support for refugees in Omaha by making a financial gift and come hang out with us during our New American Potluck! Get to know our staff and students from our ELL classes! Dishes will be provided by staff and students, feel free to bring something […]

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Tomorrow: Open House / Lunch & Learn / Weaving Workshop Join us for lunch tomorrow (4/1/16) and learn more about resettlement and upcoming programming and events happening this spring/summer to support refugee communities in Omaha! Meet our staff, meet former-refugees who now call Omaha home, and visit our gift shop. All items are handmade by […]

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