Current Events


Protest War on North Korea

Saturday August 12 – 1:00 pm Washington County Courthouse College and Dicksons Streets Arkansas Nonviolence Alliance The world’s on edge, waiting for the next shock. We’re doing all we can to make it better, but things seem hopeless sometimes. We need each other, friends. Here are some of the places and people who are feeling the same way. Come and connect.


Jay Barth Event at Clinton House

Jay Barth Event at Clinton House Sunday Aug 16 — 6:00-8:00 pm — Clinton House Museum, 930 W. Clinton Dr., Fayetteville “The Future of Arkansas Politics” – speaker Dr. Jay Barth This event is free and open to the public. After a period of dramatic transformation in partisan politics and governmental institutions in Arkansas, it’s time to think about the dynamics that will shape politics and government in the Natural State in the generation ahead. In this wide-ranging talk, Barth will overview his analysis of the “new normal” and additional changes to come in Arkansas’s politics. Jay Barth is M.E. […]


Inspire 365

Inspire 365: A Journey Through the Black Experience Begins Tuesday Aug 8 – 7:00 pm at OMNI Led by Raven Cook Continuing classes Inspire 365: A Journey through the Black Experience seeks to offer hope and inspiration by introducing audiences to the men and women who persevered through all obstacles to lay the foundation for generations to come. The program is designed to not only offer hope but to empower all people through understanding the importance of studying History. The program will explore such critical historical areas as: the abolitionist movement, Reconstruction and the development of Black self determination rhetoric, […]


350 NWA meeting

Saturday Aug 12, 1:00 pm at OMNI Climate Action Group wants you!  This group is working with 350.org and will be doing local action in conjunction with the national group.  It’s getting exciting, friends.  That’s lots better than getting depressed.   350 will not give up.  Neither will we!


People Power Project

People Power Project Tues July 25 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center With the help of ACLU and several local groups, we’re working to help protect immigrants in Northwest Arkansas, and we have a plan. We are reaching out to our community and local elected officials for dialogue on policy and law to making Northwest Arkansas a welcoming place. You’re invited to join in. People Power Project Washington County


Earthling Friendship Festival!

Earthling Friendship Festival! Sunday July 9 — 1:00-5:00 pm — Walker Park Fayetteville Communicating friendliness to our planet and all humans. Festival to celebrate nature, peace and quiet, sustainability, healthful lifestyles, face to face communication and community. Have a look at new bicycles and electric hybrid cars, bring potluck for a community picnic, or food vendors will be available. Dazzling Diamonds acapella choir will perform. More info from marvinhilton@cox.net, 479-466-9240


Citizens Climate Lobby Conference Report

Just Wow! This year, CCL Arkansas sent 18 people to the Annual Conference to remind our legislators that climate change cannot be ignored, and to have a whole lotta fun. Here’s a New York Times blog post that gives background and history about this dynamo group: New York Times on Citizens Climate Lobby OMNI is fortunate to have these connections to help us be effective about climate change. Citizens Climate Lobby is also fortunate that there are OMNI people who are Southerners ready to take on the challenge of convincing these recalcitrant Southern politicians that they can’t hide from this […]