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, [...]

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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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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 [...]


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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CCSJ Weekly Update: Feb. 20 – Feb. 27

Featured Events: Savor the Flavor Dinner Project CURA is a Creighton student-run organization that sends medical supplies and Creighton medical students to provide free medical care to underserved communities around the world. Savor the Flavor is the primary fundraiser for Project CURA. Please join us for an elegant evening including a Silent Auction featuring items [...]

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Through My Eyes as a Citizen

Brian Kuehner, freshman student in the College of Business, reflects on weekly service at Catholic Charities’ Juan Diego Center: Over the course of the past semester, my volunteer service at the Juan Diego Center has profoundly impacted my views on immigration. Every Tuesday I would go with the CCSJ and help immigrants study for their [...]