A Message from Our Directors/ Un Mensaje de Nuestras Directoras

Un Mensaje de Nuestras Directoras: Las participantes del programa de Familias en Acción (FIA) son mujeres latinas que han trabajado incansable y creativamente durante más de una década para construir una organización inclusiva, diversa y acogedora. La declaración de nuestra misión, tal como la escribieron nuestras mismas participantes, refleja nuestros valores: “Unirnos como mujeres y […]

FIA Programs Update

Families in Action continues following state and national guidelines regarding preventive measures as related to the Coronavirus. Currently, FIA programs are suspended until further notice. Until all FIA programs return, FIA supports our staff, team, volunteers and participants in following the recommendations of local and national health authorities as the best way for us to […]

Covid-19 Preventive Measure: At Families in Action (FIA), our highest priority is the health and well-being of the community and FIA participants, staff and volunteers. FIA’s team continues to monitor developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). FIA regularly reviews recommendations from the United States CDC, local health officials and government agencies. Currently, FIA programs are suspended until further notice. FIA encourages families to protect themselves and others as recommended by local and national health officials. For more information on the coronavirus, please visit the USCDC coronavirus website: cdc.gov. FIA will continuing reaching out to participants, as our employees and team continue to work remotely.

FIA Welcomes Associate Director

Our Families in Action Board of Directors and team is pleased to welcome Lillian Miranda in the role of Associate Director, Families in Action. Lillian brings a wealth of experience in mental wellness, community programming, and leadership. She is a certified WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Facilitator; and a certified Mediator with the State of […]

Families in Action Participants Stretch with Marcie and FIA Staff during Recent Zumbathon.

An Experience with Families in Action Community Health and Service Learning: A Volunteer Perspective

Families in Action has undoubtedly touched my life. Although my schedule has become exceedingly hectic with work and academics, I can truthfully say that my time volunteering has become the highlight of my week. It makes all the difference in my ability to reflect upon my week with a pure sense of joy and fulfillment. Each week, I […]

Congratulations to Virginia!!

Recently, Virginia D. McGill received the Tri-state area Lifetime Achievement Award for service to the Latino Community. This award recognizes a non Latino(a)/Hispanic individual or business who has exhibited outstanding leadership in improving the lives of Latinos/Hispanics in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. Congratulations and a huge Thank You to Virginia for her work in the […]

Families in Action Summary

Families in Action Fast Facts 2020: What is Families in Action?Founded in 1997 under Interfaith Health ServiceMission: Promote education, health and well being for children and womenPrograms include: Health and wellness education and activities, Sewing, Micro-business, Youth mentoring, Academic support, Art, and other services based on identified and documented needs of participantsPartners include: Elementary schools, […]

Families in Action

Fashion Show

FAMILIES IN ACTION AND LATINAS IN MICRO BUSINESS Presenta un Desfile de Modas Fashion Show Todo tipo de Vestidos, Novias, Quinceañeras, Damas, de Noche. Etc… Donde: 1326 S 26th St Omaha (entre la woolworth y Popleton) Cuando: Viernes, 30 de Julio Hora: 5pm a 7pm Para mayor información, llame a Gema: 616-4721 ó FIA 660-6689