Tag Archives: Fair Trade

CCSJ Weekly Update: Mar. 9 – Mar. 16

Featured Events: Project Homeless Connect Omaha Volunteers are still needed for Project Homeless Connect Omaha. Project Homeless Connect Omaha is in need of about 70 more volunteers during the first shift (8:15 – 11:30 am). Volunteers will assist a homeless guest in filling out a basic in-take form and navigating the guest throughout the process [...]



Creighton United Students Against Sweatshops

Creighton United Students Against Sweatshops announces its first informational meeting! THIS THURSDAY, March 15th, 2012 Harper 2060, 8:30 pm Interested in any of these things? Want to join a Nationally affiliated vocal student organization? We’d love to meet you. Don’t miss our interest meeting! All levels of interest and experience welcome. Questions? Contact jocelynwu@creighton.edu or [...]

CRS Fair Trade Pre-Sale

Looking for an awesome Mother’s Day or Graduation gift? You know you want to purchase some awesome Fair Trade items! And we made it super easy for you this year! For the past three semesters, the Peace and Justice Cooperative, in collaboration with the Creighton Center for Service and Justice (CCSJ), has sponsored a Fair [...]

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CCSJ Weekly Update: Feb. 27 – Mar. 5

Featured Events:  Inextricably Bound: Creighton University and North Omaha Willie Barney, Executive Director of the North Omaha Empowerment Network and the 2012 Creighton University Martin Luther King President’s Legacy Award winner, will be speaking on the connection between Creighton University and the North Omaha community. The talk will take place on Thursday, March 1, 2012 [...]

This is Where it Gets Real: The Challenge of Fair Labor

By Jocelyn Wu, ‘12 “This is where it gets real.” Jim Keady’s words challenge both Nike, the corporation, and Creighton, the Jesuit university. Keady’s interest in justice for workers began as a graduate theology project at St. John’s University where he coached soccer.  After researching Nike’s labor conditions, he decided to find out things for [...]

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CCSJ Weekly Update: Dec. 7

This is the last Weekly Update for the semester. We’ll be back January 13th! Featured Events: Volunteers Needed for Christmas in the Village A new holiday tradition and community celebration in North Omaha is in need of volunteers! Christmas in the Village  will take place Saturday, December 10 from 12-8pm (volunteers will be scheduled in [...]

Alta Gracia: The Power of Business Redefined

By Carissa Smith This past semester I had the opportunity to visit the Alta Gracia factory, in Villa Alta Gracia,  as an Encuentro Dominicano student studying abroad in the Dominican Republic. If you don’t know anything about the factory here’s a little background: It is the first ever college apparel factory to pioneer a business [...]


Socially Responsible Investment

Fair Trade Fair trade “is a system of trade based on direct relationships and partnerships between buyers in the global north and producing communities in developing countries” (Co-op America). Fair trade ensures that farmers and artisans who produce the goods receive a fair and just wage for their work. Fair Trade also ensures that the [...]