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Inclusive Communities presents the second annual Jane H. & Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks Conversations for Change series, featuring the non-binary comic and actor, Bob the Drag Queen. Renowned for winning the title of ‘America’s Next Drag Superstar’ on Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bob brings unapologetic confidence and charisma to the stage.

Thanks to a gift from Miriam Brooks, the Jane H. and Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks Conversations for Change series is a free-to-the-public event that will continue her parents’ legacy of teaching through dialogue and building bridges between different cultures and identities.

Jane H. and Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks were pillars of faith and unity; their belief in doing what is morally right led them into a life of advocacy, serving the Jewish and Omaha communities for over 50 years.

Jane H. Brooks worked effortlessly towards mental health awareness, equal housing, education, employment, and civil rights. Her leadership is reflected in the decades of board services that she dedicated to several area organizations and through the founding of the Eastern Nebraska Mental Health Association.

Sidney H. Brooks served as the rabbi of Temple Israel for thirty-three years until his retirement in 1985. His interfaith dialogues encouraged Jewish and non-Jewish people to connect and better understand each other. In addition, he used the teachings of the Torah to address contemporary social issues. Rabbi Brooks’ steadfast commitment to diversity and inclusion through interfaith dialogue earned him the Humanitarian of the Year Award in 1981 from the National Coalition of Christians and Jews, Midlands Chapter, now known to many as Inclusive Communities.


Bob the Drag Queen

The alter ego of non-binary comic/actor Caldwell Tidicue, “Bob The Drag Queen” describes herself as “hilarious, beautiful, talented and…humble.” Bob’s unabashed confidence won her the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar” on season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” multiple acting roles for HBO, Netflix, Sony Tristar, MTV, and VH1.  


Along with HBO’s first unscripted show, “We’re Here,” Bob has recently released her second comedy special, “Bob The Drag Queen Live at Caroline’s” available on iTunes, as well as season 4 of “Sibling Rivalry,” the podcast she co-hosts with her drag sister Monét X Change.  




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