OmbudSecret 2020

Let Us Hear Your Story!

Ombuds hear countless confidential stories every day. Yet, we have few outlets to share our own. OmbudSecret 2020 will remedy that.

OmbudSecret is modeled after PostSecret, an ongoing art project in which people anonymously mail things they have never shared with anyone before on postcards, usually handwritten or created by hand. They are sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always authentic.

How Do You Participate?

Create a postcard-sized secret. The only requirements are that the information must be a real secret, it must relate to your experience as an ombud or working in conjunction with ombuds, and the note must be capable of being displayed on a wall without unfolding.

Mail postcards, or notes in an envelope to: 

2535 Applegate St.
Philomath OR 97370

This is a private mailbox. Your secrets will be collected by the OmbudSecret organizers and curated to be displayed at the conference.

Go to for general examples.