Kimara Snipe
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
Communications Manager and Youth Specialist, Nebraska Civic Engagement Table and Omaha Public Library

Kimara Snipe works and lives in Omaha, Nebraska where she has been an advocate and community leader since a teenager. She has dedicated her life to servant-leadership in marginalized communities in all of Omaha.

Kimara is a Communications Manager for Nebraska Civic Engagement Table, focusing on empowering the rising electorate of Nebraska, together and a Youth Specialist for the Omaha Public Library where she created Teen Talk About, a program focusing on trauma through literacy with 12-18 year-old at-risk youth.

As president, she revitalized the Highland South-Indian Hill Neighborhood Association. They were recognized for their annual National Night Out event that focuses on poverty and bridging the gap between the police and community. Kimara also serves as President of the South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance (SONA). SONA enhances neighborhoods through communication, collaboration, empowerment and promoting positive perceptions.

Kimara is elected to the Omaha Public School Board where she serves on the Policy Committee and Student Assignment Plan. Her goals are to focus on equity and mental health, and she is committed to growing communication between schools and OPS families.

Kimara resides in South Omaha, where she is active with neighborhood youth and her church.