District 2: Steven Abraham

Name                           Steven Abraham

Occupation                   Provisional License Alcohol Drug Counselor, Charles Drew Heaven Center.

Education                     Metropolitan Community College Associates in Chemical Dependency Counseling, Bellevue University Bachelor’s in Behavioral Science. 

Political Affiliation        Democrat

Website                       Steven Abraham for Omaha City Council For District 2

 

What are your connections to the community?

Former Public Housing Community Health Worker

Former DayHouse Manager at Siena Francis House

Former Omaha Project Homeless Connect Board Member

Former Resident Commissioner of Omaha Housing Authority

Former Point In Time Team Member (Federally Funded Program)

Vice Chair of Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative Policy Council

Former 2020 Census Field Manager for Burt, Dodge, Douglas, and Washington Counties

Former Basketball Coach for Midwest Trailblazers

Former Security Guard at Saratoga Elementary CLC Program

 

What experience do you bring to the office?

I have the lived experience, work history, and education to address the disparities in my District and a team player to help address city wide disparities.

 

What would one of your top priorities be?

Improve our neighborhood safety

Address infrastructure concerns

Unify District 2 through programs and services

Include District residents in developmental processes

 

What motivated you to run for public office?

After many years of working and volunteering in the community, many individuals would tell me that I should run for a office, that gets their voice heard more.  The people of the district motivated me to run so I can address disparities on their behalf.    

 

What’s the biggest issue that Omaha faces?

Deteriorating infrastructure

Lack of accessible trade skill training

High unemployment and poverty in specific areas

Mental and general health disparities

Lack of quality housing choices

 

Is there anything else you want to tell voters?

I know political ways but I’m a public servant, that will interact with the citizens of our city, and keep them informed to the best of my ability.

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