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Patience and Community – Axtell, NE

There are not enough words to encapsulate our experience in Axtell. Blessed, fun, graciousness and rejuvenating are just a few that could top the list. The Mosaic community is something special and it was an experience I think that helped made us all better people. The residents who live in Mosaic have various mental and [...]


SCSJ Refugee Simulation 2020

Due to concerns around the health and wellbeing of participants and volunteers in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and events being canceled/postponed at Creighton University, this year’s Refugee Simulation, scheduled for March 20th is canceled. If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to SCSJ Program Manager, Becca Huju, or [...]


Others

  CASA for Douglas County City of Omaha Human Rights Community Bike Project Omaha Family Housing Advisory Services Omaha EITC Coalition Grief’s Journey Inclusive Communities NE Legal Aid Omaha/Douglas County Victim Assistance Unit Omaha EITC Coalition Release Inc. Rise | Prison Re-entry The Set Me Free Project Volunteer Lawyers Project Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA)


Environmental, Stewardship, and Sustainability

Benson Plant Rescue The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries) Citizen’s Climate Lobby City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Department City Sprouts Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs  Habitat for Humanity – Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County Hitchcock Nature Center Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. [...]


Youth

Abide Network Assumption-Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Catholic Faith Formation Program Banister’s Leadership Academy Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Boys Town Camp Quality Heartland Camp YouCan Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus CASA for Douglas County Child Saving Institute [...]



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Sweet Home Mobile – Mobile, AL

Intention, community, comfort, open-mindedness. As we entered the week, these words and ideas were at the forefront of our thoughts. Our small group of five students each presented our goals, hopes and ambitions that we’d focus on during the week as we crowded our van to Mobile, Alabama. A group of five young girls embarking [...]


Entering into the Uncertainty of Niobrara – Niobrara, NE

As we all walked in to the room we were staying, there was no doubt that there were doubts in my mind. Being the first Creighton students to travel to Niobrara, we had no idea what to expect. Our group knew that we would be interacting with members of the Ponca tribe, undergoing certain traditional [...]

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Sarpy County Teen Court

Leonard Matthias, Teen Court Coordinator ~ lmatthias@sarpy.com ~ (402) 593-2207 1257 Golden Gate Dr., Suite 11W Papillion, NE 68046 ~ https://liftupsarpycounty.org/orgs-we-support/teen-court/   Teen Court gives juveniles who have committed a misdemeanor crime a second chance to learn from their mistakes without the high cost and stigma of a criminal record. It’s a positive “hands-on” experience meant to divert [...]




Financial Hope Collaborative

Tamicka Bradley ~ financialConfidence@creighton.edu ~ 402.280.3736 https://business.creighton.edu/community-connection/financial-hope-collaborative     The Financial Hope Collaborative and its Financial Success Program, housed at the Heider College of Business, have been instrumental in helping many low to moderate income (LMI) families in the Omaha metropolitan area find financial stability. The Financial Hope Collaborative was started when United Way of the Midlands created the [...]


Fair Housing Center of Nebraska-Iowa

Joe Garcia ~ (402) 934-6669 ~ joe@fhasinc.org The Fair Housing Center helps fight housing discrimination across Nebraska and in Western Iowa .  Fair Housing is the right to buy, rent, insure, or live in housing under the same terms and conditions as everyone else without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, or disability.  [...]



Catholic Charities

Dave Vankat ~ (402) 829-9238 ~ davev@ccomaha.org 3300 North 60th Street, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ http://www.ccomaha.org/take-action/volunteer Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community.  People affected by domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, unplanned pregnancy and other emergency situations can find sanctuary in times of overwhelming hardship, while opening doors for promising [...]



Being Present in Moments of Joy – Kansas City L’Arche

Coming into L’arche community, I didn’t know what to expect. We had been told it was a community that helped with mentally and physically handicapped individuals, but this barely scratched the surface of what L’arche truly was. I spent time in the day center where we did arts and crafts. At every turn, I met [...]

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A Final Message from the Women of El Paso – El Paso Annunciation House

Leaving our service site of El Paso, TX I saw everyone in our group transform into individuals broken by the stories they heard and mended by the people they met. We had the pleasure of meeting many extraordinary speakers. We listened to their stories of how they tried to help the undocumented and promote immigration [...]