Wed, 07/11/2018
Mosaic in Omaha

Mosaic is partnering with two other local nonprofits on an art series designed to include people with intellectual disabilities in community life. 

The monthly “Empower Hour with the Arts” – presented in conjunction with Benson Theatre and WhyArts – kicked off on Thursday, June 7 at The B Side of Benson Theatre. The sessions will include coffee, conversation and an art experience led by a WhyArts teaching artist. The Empower Hour with the Arts series is made possible with support from the Omaha Downtown Rotary Club. 

Wed, 07/11/2018

OMAHA, Neb. – Mosaic, a national nonprofit that provides support services to people with intellectual disabilities, will host a talk by award-winning journalist Ronnie Polaneczky on community connections, civil rights and social justice for people with intellectual disabilities.

The event, which is open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at the downtown Hilton in Omaha.

Tue, 07/10/2018
Mosaic in Omaha

Dear Mosaic Family,

My name is Nic Batterton; I joined the Mosaic team at the beginning of February as Omaha’s new Associate Director.

My compassion for helping people began as a child. As early as fourth grade, I regularly volunteered to take people to recess with me, and I spent my young adulthood advocating for those who were suppressed by societal norms.

Tue, 07/10/2018
Mosaic in Omaha

A dream became a reality at the Inclusion Matters picnic on May 18 at Mahoney State Park.

Kevin Miller always wanted to ride a motorcycle. After learning there were going to be motorcycle rides at the picnic, Kevin was ecstatic! He came prepared with his own helmet and a huge smile.

The driver and owner of the motorcycle, Joe Garcia, was anxious to give Kevin his ride.

“We have been talking about doing this for a long time, and I’m just so thrilled that it’s finally happening,” Garcia said.

Tue, 07/10/2018
Mosaic in Omaha

Mosaic in Omaha hosted an Inclusion Matters picnic on Friday, May 18 at Mahoney State Park.

More than 300 people joined the event which included a BBQ buffet, paddle boats, mini-golf and motorcycle sidecar rides for the people served by Mosaic.

The event was an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate inclusion.

“Our mission is about providing a life of opportunities and fulfilling dreams,” said Roxanne Roman, Executive Director of Mosaic in Omaha and Lincoln. “That’s what we do every day at Mosaic, and that’s what the picnic was all about.”

Tue, 07/10/2018
Mosaic in Delaware

My name is Rebecca Daly and I was a Direct Support Intern for Mosaic this past semester as a student at Delaware Technical Community College in Newark, Delaware. I selected Mosaic for my directed practice as a student in the human services program because I wanted to learn more about people with intellectual disabilities and how I can help people with disabilities someday as a social worker.

Mon, 07/09/2018
Mosaic in Southeast Texas

Every three years, high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering. Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives.

Tue, 06/05/2018
Mosaic in Omaha

"A life of possibilities" is more than a tagline, it's what we do. We see people with intellectual disabilities as unique and gifted and want to make sure that they have the chance to live the best life possible.

Our frontline staff are at the heart of helping the people we support reach their needs, goals and dreams. We're always looking for passionate, caring individuals to fill these roles.

If you're looking for meaningful work, we'd love to chat with you.

Wed, 05/23/2018
Mosaic in Southeast Kansas

Earlier this week, we were notified of a disturbing and violent video making the rounds in our community.

The video depicts a young man with intellectual disabilities being called names, yelled at, punched and choked by a peer at a playground while other students watched.

It breaks my heart to see someone with a disability attacked simply because of who they are. No one deserves what happened to this young man.

Tue, 05/22/2018
Mosaic in Southeast Texas

The Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas was jam-packed celebrating the 32nd Annual Mardi Gras Ball for Special People on Jan. 28. Mosaic was there to enjoy food, face painting, costume characters, dance contests, music and more!

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