Rev. Portia Cavitt

Rev. Portia Cavitt

Rev. Portia Cavitt

Biography:

Pastor Cavitt has been in Omaha 14 years and serves the North Omaha community passionately. She volunteers at Wakonda Elementary, Mt. View Elementary, and Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School.  She is currently the President of North Omaha Area Health (NOAH) and the North Omaha Community Care Council, First Vice President of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Vice President and Membership Chair of the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM), a Power to End Stroke Ambassador, and host of KAPO/Channel 22 “For the Love of You.”  Pastor P also sits on UNMC Board of Counselors, CHI-Immanuel North Omaha Community Council, Project Extra Mile, and My Sister’s Keeper Board, as well as the Executive Officer for Boy Scout Troop/Pack #362.

Rev. Cavitt is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Omaha Chapter (NC100BW), the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), and the NAACP.  She was also featured in the 1990 and 1992 issue of Ebony Magazine as one of the “50 Leaders of the Future.”

Community Breakout 4:

“Changing the Way We Do Business to Wrap Support Around Mental Health and Community Wellness”

Join us for a panel discussion with leaders from schools, faith community and community organizations that are serving mental health support where people need it most where they live, learn, work and play. How can we shift to a prevention model of health and wellness that includes mental health?

  • Rev. Portia Cavitt, Clair Memorial United Methodist Church
  • Lindsee Fryatt, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools
  • Ramon Calzada, Centro Latino of Iowa