Heart of Omaha: Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Food Tour
Get to know Omaha one bite at a time! The Heart of Omaha Food Tour will bring you to the area’s most historic and diverse neighborhoods as we dine at a variety of incredible Asian and Pacific Islander owned restaurants. Mavericks will receive a tasty treat as they explore each of these local restaurants throughout our community. From scrumptious bành mí sandwiches to delectable dim sum, you do not want to miss out!
Tuesday, April 6 | 11 A.M.‒4 P.M.
Chaikhana Bar and Shishkabobs
2329 N 90th Street, Omaha, NE 68134
Tuesday April 13 | 11 A.M.‒4 P.M.
The Bành Mí Shop
923 Galvin Road S #101, Bellevue, NE 68005
Tuesday, April 20 | 11 A.M.‒4 P.M.
New Gold Mountain
6750 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68106
April 8–April 22
FILM SCREENING: “Out of State”
Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence. It’s from this unlikely setting that David and Hale finish their terms and return to Hawaii, hoping for a fresh start. Eager to prove to themselves and to their families that this experience has changed them forever, David and Hale struggle with the hurdles of life as formerly incarcerated men, asking the question: can you really go home again?
Register online https://bit.ly/387zq1Y
Wednesday, April 21
Featured Speaker Manger Baw: “Your Story Matters” | 12 P.M.
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs for a powerful and engaging address from our Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month featured speaker, Manger Baw. You will have the incredible opportunity to hear about a story of an indigenous Karen refugee brought to the United States from South East Asia. Through this talk Manger will focus on the power of knowing our own identity. Every Maverick can learn how to become a well-rounded individual by knowing, valuing, and leveraging their own stories and experiences. This discussion will conclude with a brief Q&A session.
Register online https://bit.ly/2Pw5JkD
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.