Category Archives: Other Issues


Upcoming Events: Comprehensive Immigration Prayer

Temple Israel, OTOC, Nebraska Appleseed, CCSJ, various other organizations Rabbi Ariyeh Azriel of Temple Israel, leaders of Omaha Together One Community, Nebraska Appleseed and other organizations will hold a celebration of the 7th day of Hanukkah on Tuesday December 3rd 6:00-6:30 pm on 18th Street between Dodge and Douglas (outside the Federal Building). We will [...]

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Upcoming Events: Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty Speaker

Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty Speaker On April 20 at 4:00 p.m. Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty (NADP) will sponsor an eye-opening talk at Creighton University’s Harper Auditorium (602 N. 20th Street, Omaha). It will feature three very different people who all share one perspective – that the death penalty is broken, can’t be fixed, [...]





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Upcoming Events: The Myth of Redemptive Violence, Who Would Jesus Execute?

Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty (NADP) On April 20 at 4:00 p.m. Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty (NADP) will sponsor an eye-opening talk at Creighton University’s Harper Auditorium (602 N. 20th Street, Omaha). It will feature three very different people who all share one perspective – that the death penalty is broken, can’t be fixed, [...]


Upcoming Events: Empowerment Network Monthly Meeting

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at North High School – Viking Center – 4410 N. 36th Street come to “Unite & Transform!.” Starting at 8:45 a.m., there will be networking, breakfast, and table displays. At 9:30 a.m. there will be an Empowerment Network Update, and at 10 a.m. there will be presentations and announcements. All [...]

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Upcoming Events: Restore Omaha Conference

Restore Omaha Conference This conference will take place March 1-2nd at the Metropolitan Community College. It opens with a reception Friday, March 1, at the Scottish Rite. The conference is Saturday, March 2nd, 8am to 4 p.m. and includes a keynote lecture, three educational sessions, live demonstrations, exhibitors, lunch, and the Restore Jam where all [...]


Green Bag Lunch: Facing Environmental Challenges: Marginalized Peoples at Risk

On March 4th from 11:30-1pm in the CCSJ Multi-purpose room, Dr. Soraya Cardenas of the Creighton Sociology and Anthropology department will give a talk entitled, “Facing Environmental Challenges: Marginalized Peoples at Risk.” Join us to hear about how environmental changes in today’s world affect those who are poor and marginalized in society. Bring a simple [...]

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Collecting Donations for Urgent Macy Water Relief

Hundreds of people in Macy, Nebraska have no safe water to drink due to several water main breaks last week detailed in this news story: http://www.kcautv.com/story/20877898/hundreds-in-need-of-drinking-water-in-macy-nebraska. Creighton University Ministry and Heart Ministry Center are partnering to collect bottled water, hand sanitizer, and monetary donations to help the residents of Macy. How to help: By next [...]