The We Matter Walk will be held on Friday, April 25th from 3-5:30. It is an afternoon filled with outdoor fun, food, and local musicians culminating with the walk down to Dodge Street. It’s all about raising awareness of environmental issues, particularly climate change. It is named the We Matter Walk because we want to [...]
Dorothy Stang was a Sister of Notre Dame. She was born in the United States, but worked and served poor communities in Brazil from the late 1960’s to February 12th, 2005, when she was murdered. She worked to organize Brazilian peasant farmers through the Pastoral Land Commission, a group that “fights for the rights of [...]
Come to the CCSJ on Friday, February 21st, from 12:30-2 to learn about food sustainability in the Omaha area! The first of the Spring 2014 GreenBag Lunch Series will feature Susan Whitfield of No More Empty Pots. Susan will be giving a presentation and leading a discussion in the CCSJ multi-purpose room. All students, faculty, [...]
Climate Action Meeting All are welcome to the meeting at Augustana Lutheran Church on Saturday, December 7th, from 11:45am-2pm.
My mother has always stressed the importance of eating healthful food. As a child, it was the norm for my family to eat home-cooked meals together around the dinner table. Not only did my mom put in the effort to go grocery shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables, but she also put in the little [...]
CCSJ Come celebrate in many ways! On October 4th, Fr. Lannon will preside at noon Mass in St. John’s Church. Following Mass, enjoy a complimentary lunch, discussion, and sustainability fair in Lower Saint John’s Church. We will be highlighting the opportunity to sign the St. Francis Climate Pledge found here.
Creighton Center for Service and Justice On October 4th, celebrate St. Francis’ Feast day in many ways! Fr. Lannon will preside at noon Mass in St. John’s Church. Following Mass enjoy a complimentary lunch, discussion, and sustainability fair in Lower Saint John’s Church. We will be highlighting the opportunity to sign the St. Francis Climate [...]
Ignatian Advocacy Team September 6th, 11-2pm, the Sustainability Ignatian Advocacy Team will be tabling on the mall. Stop by to hear about/support our efforts to make reusable bags accessible to students on campus! For questions, or to get more involved with the sustainability advocacy group, contact Haley Warren at email@example.com.
We Matter Walk: Our Climate, Our Future On Friday, April 26th from 3:30-6pm the CCSJ and GreenJays are hosting the We Matter Walk! The goal of this walk is to promote climate change awareness and to show that younger generations have a voice on the issue. Before the walk, there will be live music from [...]
Center for Rural Affairs In the midst of Nebraska early-spring weather, the Health and Human Services Committee in the Nebraska Unicameral advanced out of committee LB 577 to accept the new Medicaid initiative to provide health insurance for more low-income Nebraskans. Health and Human Service Committee Members heard from Nebraskans who told them that providing [...]