Tag Archives: Omaha


Weekly Update March 01- March 27

Sunday, March 01 World Cafe Dialogue: Unpacking Race All Creighton students, faculty and staff are invited to engage in a campus-wide dialogue on the implications of race in the Creighton community, facilitated by the Werner Institute. Due to the February winter storm, the event was rescheduled for 3:00pm in the Skutt Student Center Ballroom on [...]

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Two opportunities for people around Omaha for the summer 1.   Volunteer Opportunity: Gifford Park Neighborhood Association seeks volunteers to donate 1 hour each week setting up tables, chairs and tents for our weekly farmers market at 33rd & California Street.  The market days are held each Friday, June 7 through Sept 27 from 4:00 PM [...]


Whatever Happened With LB 599?

Last week the Nebraska state legislature overrode the governor’s veto on the pre-natal care bill in Nebraska. The passage of this bill will provide care for over 1600 women and save the lives of hundreds of babies. Join us in the CCSJ in the Harper Center to celebrate the passage of the bill with a [...]

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CCSJ Weekly Update: Apr. 16 – Apr. 23

Featured Events: Climate Refugees: A Humanitarian Cause In celebration of EARTH DAY, the Creighton University Sustainability Council’s Green Bag Lunch and Learn Series presents: “Climate Refugees: A Humanitarian Cause”. This lunch features two student presentations from a theological and a sociological perspective. “Climate Refugees” is a very recent concept which is defined as people who [...]


Encountering an Amazing Community Here in Omaha

By Matthew Taira, ‘15 It has been just over a month since I came back from my Spring Break Service and Justice Trip, but not one day passes without thinking about the great experience I had at both Pixan Ixim and One World in South Omaha. At first, I was a little disappointed that I [...]

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Student Voice: Opening One’s Eyes to Immigration as a Human Issue

By Allison Dethlefs, ’15 Although immigration – and especially illegal immigration – is often seen as a political issue, I’ve come to see immigration more and more as a human issue: an issue of human rights, dignity, and decency. As a declared Spanish major and a possible Justice and Society major, I have always been [...]