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Dave Matthews and Jarrod Chlapowski Speak to Capacity Crowd In Omaha on DADT Repeal


Jarrod omaha crowd shot 1 3.31Nearly 50 people turned out this past week here in Omaha for a screening of “Ask Not," a PBS documentary on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."  HRC’s military consultant Jarrod Chlapowski and local veteran Dave Matthews (sorry not the Dave Matthews you were thinking of) answered questions after the event.  The event was covered in the Omaha weekly paper The Reader. I also want to introduce HRC’s newest Nebraska organizers: Cassie and Nic- omaha 3.31Cassie Fleming is HRC’s lead organizer in Lincoln. Cassie is a Nebraska native who recently completed her journalism degree from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. A straight ally, Cassie has been working on Health Care Reform since last fall and has led the way with student organizing at UNL. Nic Swiercek is HRC’s lead organizer in Omaha.  A native Omahan finishing grad school at UNL.  Active in the Nebraska progressive community for 6 years Nic recently served as the Field Director at Change that Works Nebraska and was the Nebraska organized for Health Care for America Now. Upcoming Omaha event:

  • WHAT: Eric Alva Speaking at University of Nebraska Omaha
  • WHEN: Wednesday April 14, 12:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: University of Nebraska Omaha- Student Center Fireplace Lounge- 6001 Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68132
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