Tag Archives: Economic Justice

Green Bag Lunch Series: No More Empty Pots

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, [...]



Economic Justice: The Farm Bill

Network In the past month, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) received cuts. A bipartisan Conference Committee with both senators and representatives are now negotiating the combination of the House’s Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (H.R. 3102) and the Senate’s Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 (S. 954). Please urge your Senators [...]


Economic Justice: Bread for the World

Bread for the World Congress only has a short window of time to agree on a budget, sequestration replacement, and the farm bill — legislation that has enormous consequences for struggling families at home and abroad. Call your members of Congress and ask them to replace sequestration with a balanced approach that includes revenues and [...]

Economic Justice: Affordable and accessible healthcare is essential for life.

PICO National Network There is a painful chasm in our healthcare coverage system for working families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to pay for full insurance. As people of faith, PICO believes all God’s children should have access to the care they need, regardless of where they live or [...]



White Violet Eco Center – St. Mary of the Woods Fall 2013

St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN – White Violet Eco Center The Sisters of Providence at the White Violet Eco-Center (in Terre Haute, IN) introduce the principles of eco-justice and Providence Spirituality while engaging in service at and around Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, near Terre Haute, Indiana. The service sites will be at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (includes [...]

Economic Justice: Just Wage

The Jesuits You are invited to tell your Representative and Senators that employees deserve a fair and just wage for their hard work. Urge our nation’s leaders to keep our economy on the pathway to a healthy recovery and to support low-wage workers. Our faith presents a vision of shared responsibility, commands that we care [...]



Economic Justice: USCCB

Economic Justice Advance the Common Good by Funding Government Programs that Combat Poverty Congress continues to grapple with legislation to fund the federal government and to address the federal debt ceiling, but a commitment to the common good has taken a back seat to partisanship and ideology. In the days and weeks to come, Congress [...]

Sustainability: Coal in North Omaha

Sierra Club For more than a year, a small but vocal group of environmental and community activists has been pressing the Omaha Public Power District to stop burning coal at its North Omaha Station.

 They say that the 59-year-old plant, along the Missouri River a couple of miles south of the Mormon Bridge, is pumping [...]

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Economic Justice:Support the Dignity of Workers

Interfaith worker Justice The federal government is the largest employer of poverty-wage jobs in the country. CEOs make millions, while their employees can’t make ends meet. So workers are standing up and demanding a living wage. Thousands of hard working people in America work for the President through private contractors at government facilities. Many workers [...]