As a young person, I read about so many amazing things happening in other cities. Magazine articles, newspaper stories, blog posts brought me a flood of awareness about advances in business, civics, and human rights. As each surge of excitement carried me, I always circled back to the same question: why can’t that happen here?

As I’ve become more aware of the gap between what we know and what we do, it’s caused me to develop more skepticism about Omaha. Does anyone care to make things better? …

Brian Smith

Active citizen. I am a direct descendant of the Big Bang.

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