Assets & Opportunity Network Leadership Experts Directory


Edward Leahy

Omaha EITC Coalition
(402) 250-9781
Omaha, NE

Ed Leahy directs of the Omaha EITC Coalition and VITA program for the IRS in the Omaha metro area. VITA also helps individuals and families obtain and maintain bank accounts with 7 local institutions, provide credit advising for low-income families, and other asset-development opportunities. Previously, he was the coordinator of the Immigrant Rights Network of Iowa-Nebraska from 2001-2006. Leahy also worked for the IL DCFS as a child welfare specialist. Leahy has an MA-M.Div from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO. He is bilingual in English and Spanish and has extensive experience as a trainer and public speaker.

A&O; Network Lead Organization affiliation: Voices for Children Nebraska

Expertise in:

• Affordable Housing

Special Skills in:

• Service delivery/program management
• Coalition building
• Policy advocacy
• Nonprofit Management

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