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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Students Advocate to Restore Prenatal Care

By Michael Rossmann, SJ Four Creighton students and I participated in a phone bank held at the Creighton Center for Service and Justice calling registered voters in Nebraska to urge their Senators to vote “yes” on LB 599 – a bill to restore prenatal care for low-income children. Nebraska previously insured prenatal care for all [...]


Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression Location: Deglman Hall Basement Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Thursday, April 12, 2012, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday, April 13, 2012, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm “Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression. It is designed to introduce participants to the [...]





Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development

National Jesuit Committee on Investment Responsibility (NJCIR) NJCIR’s 2009 Annual Report – Includes the Investment actions of Creighton and of the Wisconsin Province of the Jesuits (currently unavailable) Histroical and Biblical Roots of Socially Responsible Investment Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) White Dog Cafe Rocky Mountain Institute Institute [...]


Respect Life

Resources for life and against the death penalty from Creighton’s Collaborative Ministry Office Standing for the Unborn: Statement of the Society of Jesus in the United States on Abortion USCCB: Respect Life Program Jesuit Shares Story of How His Mother Chose Life, Discusses Importance of Pro-Life Work Society of Jesus - Pro-Life Social Outreach Nebraska Catholic [...]


Racism

Anit-Racism Conference for Inclusive Communities Race: The Power of an Illusion (PBS Series) Social Justice Training Institute The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (PBS Series) White Privilege Conference Tim Wise articles “White Privilege Shapes the U.S.” by Robert Jensen “Without Sanctuary: Photographs and Postcards of Lynching in America” Bishop of Gary, Indiana’s Pastoral Letter [...]