Anne O’Hara has been the director of the Learning Community Center of South Omaha since its inception in 2012. As part of OneWorld Community Health Centers, Anne manages this thriving 2Gen program named a White House Bright Spot in Hispanic Education. She has developed many community partnerships, including one with the University of Nebraska Omaha, where she co-created a popular program called Bridges to Success, which provides young children and their immigrant or refugee parents exposure to the U.S. higher education system.
Prior to her current role, Anne worked for years providing social services to South Omaha families and later managed a city-wide community outreach program. A graduate of Creighton University, Anne spent two years living in Mexico while studying in a graduate program as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. Anne participated in a volunteer corps in North Carolina and has lived for short periods in Ireland, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic.
Anne is a mother to two children who inspire her every day. She is passionate about early childhood education, family engagement, and working with her incredible team, who care so much about providing the highest quality program possible for center participants.