Category Archives: Justice & Advocacy Priorities

The CCSJ has discerned four current priorities based on the national and international justice priorities:
    Immigrants/Refugees
    Peace/Non-Violence
    Poverty/Economic Justice
    Sustainability/Environmental Justice


Ways to Help Those Affected By Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

A Few Ways to Help Those Suffering in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: 1) John Sealey, the Provincial Assistant for Social and International Ministries of the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Jesuits recommends the following way to help those suffering after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda hit the Philippines last week: “It seems the most efficient way for US-based groups [...]

Residents walk on a road littered with debris after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines


USCCB Chair Optimistic about Senate Immigration Framework

      January 28, 2013 An important first step in process and tone, says Archbishop Gomez Promises bishops’ support for system to protect human dignity, homeland simultaneously Plan gives hope to millions of fellow human beings WASHINGTON—Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, [...]

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Join the Ignatian Advocacy Groups!

  Are you passionate about economic justice, migration, sustainability, or peace? Do you want to take action about those issues? Would you like to learn what advocacy is? Would you like the opportunity to meet with state senators, council members, and other political representatives to voice your opinion about issues that you are passionate about? [...]


Reflecting on Citizenship

Written by: Maureen Boyce (freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences) Volunteering at the Juan Diego Center this semester has changed my views on the immigration process. It gave me the unique opportunity to see this process from the perspective of an immigrant going through the arduous journey of gaining citizenship. It’s inspiring to [...]

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Holocaust Remembrance Event

SS St. Louis Holocaust Event Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Harper Center Auditorium SS St. Louis Holocaust Event sponsored by the Klutznick Chair and Kripke Center. The event will feature a theatrical presentation of the trial of FDR performed by CU students, a panel of four SS St Louis surviving passengers [...]


Creighton Alumna Continues the Work of Advocacy

By Becca Harvey, ’11 I set out to write this to let you know about my recent advocacy adventures. (I thought you would be pleased!) One of my guests here at Casa Vides in El Paso, TX has recently won political asylum, but immigration didn’t give her an I-94 (a type of visa that is [...]

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Green Bag Lunch on Climate Refugees

“Climate Refugees: A Humanitarian Cause”, a Green Bag Lunch and Learn sponsored by the Creighton Sustainability Council. Wednesday, April 18th, 12:30-1:30 pm Creighton University (Harper Center, Room 2060) In celebration of EARTH DAY, the Creighton University Sustainability Council’s Green Bag Lunch and Learn Series presents: “Climate Refugees: A Humanitarian Cause”. This lunch features two student [...]


Sustainability: Don’t Let Big Oil Melt the Rocky Mountains

Sierra Club “Oil shale” is an unproven experimental technology that would heat land in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming to nearly 1,000 degrees to produce very small amounts of oil — cooking the climate, wasting scarce water resources, and destroying critical wildlife habitats along the way. Tar sands is one of the most destructive forms of [...]

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Migration: Comment on the New Immigration Regulations

Sojourners Every year, hundreds of thousands of families who are trying to follow the rules under our current immigration laws are separated for indefinite periods of time as a result of the severe policies of our present system. If they have lived in the U.S. without documents, the spouses and children of U.S. citizens and [...]