Does male dominance of national politics affect everyday life for Muslim women? Should the inauguration of Donald Trump change our sense of personal security? Do our own communities unwittingly promote discrimination? OMNIA Leadership Team Leader Soraya Deen, a national advocate for interfaith dialogue, and Nadia Najim, a college student raised in Portland -- discuss experiences, concerns, and expectations about their future in a changing and possibly hostile social landscape. (video courtesy of the City Club of Portland.)Read More
“It’s a new day in Gombe State.” Those words, by the Hon. Hassan Ahmadu Haruna, a leading representative of the Governor of the State of Gombe, Nigeria, summed up the tone of the opening ceremony of the OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership training for reconciliation and peace held in Gombe, in Northeast Nigeria, February 28-March 3.Read More
On Thursday, Feb. 23, SCUPE officially launched its new organization under a new name: The OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership. With an expanded vision and a challenging global mission to create bold leaders for a just world, we are hitting the ground running by announcing TWO workshop programs, an initiative to organize and train activist groups, and the next stage of our Nigeria project.
Enjoy these moments from our launch, and be sure to explore our website to get involved!