Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Empowering Working Families (EWF): Focuses on providing employees with an inclusive network where community support and caregiver resources are available and employees are celebrated.
Latino Society of OPPD (LSO): Focuses on creating a sense of community for the under-represented Latino population of employees at OPPD while cultivating the value of Latino talent and increasing OPPD's visibility in South Omaha.
OPPD African American Network (AAN): Focuses on improving OPPD’s corporate-wide decision-making process by spreading the value of diversity to our employees. This includes increasing retention by mentoring and fostering inclusion and diversity with current and new employees.
OPPD Global Connections (GC): Focuses on the spirit of appreciation and acceptance of the unique, multicultural talents that are present at OPPD while raising awareness of the challenges that immigrants must overcome as they relocate to the United States.
OPPD Pride (Pride): Focuses on creating an inclusive, safe, and accepting community for our current and future LGBTQIA+ employees while promoting Partnering with Respect for Individuality, Diversity, and Equality.
OPPD Veterans Network (OVN): Focuses on empowering veterans of America’s armed forces to lead OPPD and serve its customer-owners with honor, passion and proficiency.
OPPD Women's Network (OWN): Focuses on developing, supporting, and the advancement of talented women at OPPD while inspiring members to achieve their personal and professional goals.
Young Professionals Group (YPG): Focuses on helping employees starting their professional careers, who are looking for networking and development opportunities while promoting personal growth for all. There is no age limit.
Communities of Practice (CoP)
OPPD Data (Data Analytics & Technologies Alliance): OPPD DATA is comprised of data-driven employees across the district and focuses on consulting with the data community to improve decisions, while building capability within our workforce around strategic data practices.
OPPD Society of Engineers (OSE): Focuses on a shared knowledge around engineering as a prestigious career. Members may be asked to discuss and present to the community through tours and speaking engagements.
OPPD Toastmasters Club (Toastmasters): Focuses on teaching public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Members give presentations, practice impromptu speaking and provide feedback to each other in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Project Management Community (PMC): Focuses on fostering a project management culture that embraces best practices and enables project leaders to deliver maximum value for our customer owners. Through shared resources, your projects, initiatives, or work efforts will have a better chance of success.