The House of Afros, Capes & Curls

Year Founded
2018
EIN
83-4369613
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Jade R. Rogers
Main Address

University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge St
CEC 219.13
Omaha, NE 68182-0249
United States

P. O. Box 11123
Omaha, NE 68111
United States

What We Do
"The House" connects people to build a community based on a shared love of science fiction, fantasy, gaming, table-top gaming, and Afrofuturism while providing a safe space to explore geek culture. Through game nights, community events, our community blog, and podcast, we share a safe space to explore our favorite hobbies, nerd/geek culture, and bring the community together, without ethnic boundaries.
Interesting Info
  • Our programs generate a sense of belonging where the community as a whole can discuss pertinent issues using nerd culture as a catalyst for conversation.
  • The House Community School and Young History Detectives provide structured conversations that delve into the histories that stay in the margins.
  • This years virtual programs like AfroCon went international! With participants in England, Kenya, Nigeria and Thailand.
Volunteer Opportunities

The House Direct Service Volunteer
Repeats daily until Friday, December 30th, 2022
Anytime

The House Capacity Building Volunteer
Repeats daily until Saturday, December 31st, 2022
Anytime

Events

The House Community School 1619 Discussion Series Chapter 10: Punishment
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Duration of 1 hour
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Wakanda Forever Movie Premier Event + Black to the Future Ball
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Duration of 5 hours
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