Thursday, November 10th
Embassy Suites Old Market
555 South 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
OneWorld’s annual Milagro Dinner will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2016. This year’s theme is “OneWorld Vision of Kindness”. The celebration honors individuals and organizations in the community that make miracles (Milagro in Spanish) happen for Omaha’s most vulnerable children and families.
This year’s featured speaker is Ferial Pearson, a native of Nairobi, Kenya, and 2016 recipient of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Center Inspirational Teacher Award. The award recognizes some of the country’s most influential and inspirational teachers.
Ms. Pearson also earned the National Education Association’s Virginia Uribe Award for Creative Leadership in Human Rights in 2012 and the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network’s Educator of the Year Respect Award in 2011. She is an Instructor and Instructional Coach in the Teacher Education department at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Ferial was recently ranked #7 in a list of top Nebraska education leaders to follow.