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Marque A. Snow

Marque A. Snow

Marque A. Snow is a member of the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education in Nebraska, representing Subdistrict 2. He assumed office in 2014. His current term ends on January 2, 2023.

Snow ran for election to the Nebraska State Senate to represent District 9. He lost in the general election on November 3, 2020.

Snow took classes at the University of South Dakota and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His professional experience includes consulting for the Holland Children’s Institute and Holland Children’s Movement and working as the after-school teen and youth director at the South YMCA. Born into a military family, he graduated from Seoul American High School in South Korea. Snow now serves as the Director of the South YMCA in Omaha

Omaha Public Schools (OPS) is the largest school district in the state of Nebraska, United States. This public school district serves a diverse community of about 52,000 students at over 80 elementary and secondary schools in Omaha.

Omaha, Nebraska Background

Omaha is the largest city in the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles north of the mouth of the Platte River (also known as the Nebraska River). The nation’s 40th-largest city, Omaha’s 2019 estimated population was 478,192, compared to its 2010 census population of 408,958. It is the second-largest city in the Great Plains states (behind Oklahoma City), the second-largest city along the Missouri River (behind Kansas City, Missouri), and the seventh-largest city in the Midwest.

The city’s racial makeup was 73.1% White, 13.7% African American, 0.8% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 6.9% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 13.1% of the population. Non-Hispanic Whites were 68.0% of the population. 

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS.