Tag Archives: Weekly Service Sites

Warm Hearts and Hard Starts: A Reflection for World Refugee Day

It was a nice break from the usual slogging through ESL and cultural orientation material. Today, instead of practicing introductions, writing letters and numbers or learning about job expectations, we gathered with the students we were tutoring and worked on an art project together.  With a few paper cut-outs, red, yellow and orange tissue paper, [...]


Southern Sudanese Community Association Service on Mondays

Southern Sudanese Community Association Mondays 1:00-3:00 Start Date: January 28 The SSCA assists refugees in learning to work and live in their new culture in order to provide better lives for themselves and their families. Come help them transition to life in Omaha by tutoring them in English. Meet the van at Deglman Circle.  For [...]

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Siena/Francis House Weekly Service on Thursdays

Siena/Francis House Monday 4:40-6:15 pm Start Date: Monday January 28 Share a meal and conversation with Siena/Francis House guests who are homeless or in addiction recovery. Learn about the real-life challenges faced by our neighbors. Meet the van at Deglman Circle. For more information or to reserve your spot, contact: Haley Warren: HaleyWarren@creighton.edu Ryan Freeman: [...]

Citizenship Tutoring Weekly Service on Wednesday

Citizenship Tutoring at Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Assistance Service Wednesdays 4:10-5:50 Start Date: January 23 Come to the Juan Diego Center and help Immigrants study for their Naturalization test, a step to receiving US citizenship. Ability to speak Spanish is helpful but not required. Meet the van at Deglman Circle. For more information or to [...]



Pixan Ixim Weekly Service on Wednesday

Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim Education Initiative Wednesday 6:15-9:15pm Start Date: Feb 6 If you like playing and learning with children our site is for you. Our energetic children love to color, draw, read and play games while their parents are studying English. We need students in the child care area and kids’ homework club. Meet [...]

Reflecting on Citizenship

Written by: Maureen Boyce (freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences) Volunteering at the Juan Diego Center this semester has changed my views on the immigration process. It gave me the unique opportunity to see this process from the perspective of an immigrant going through the arduous journey of gaining citizenship. It’s inspiring to [...]

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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 [...]