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North Omaha Tour making an impact on college youth.

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, Preston Love Jr. provided a private tour of North Omaha ...
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KIOS FM 91.5 Interview!

Mike Hogan of KIOS FM interviews Preston about the North Omaha Legacy Tour!  Listen here
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1000 Toys Provided to the Less Fortunate

A Community Collaboration gives away over 1000 toys to needy families.  Taking place at Fabric ...
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Experience the North Omaha Legacy Tour!

Four Pillars

Community Engagement

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Economic Growth

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Leadership Growth

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Black Votes Matter

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My Voice

About Preston Love, Jr.

Preston Love Jr. is an expert speaker, lecturer, and writer shaping civil rights and African American history, economic policy, youth leadership development and all things voting (registration, rights, and campaigns). His passion for youth education has created award winning children’s books where he captivates the attention of children and teenagers on history and civic education. Preston is available for virtual and in-person speaking events.

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The Institute's Mission’s mission is to be a thought-leader in developing urban communities through

  • community engagement,
  • economic growth,
  • leadership growth, and
  • Black Votes Matter (Get Out the Vote) initiatives.

4Urban informs, educates, and acts to raise the quality of life for all with an emphasis in the economically disadvantaged, diverse, and multi-ethnic populations.

As a think tank, curates, commissions and publishes innovative research and studies for practical urban development initiatives.

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Get Informed and Be Inspired.  Contact us today to learn more about engaging in your community for economic growth, leadership growth and Get Out the Vote!

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