Film Screenings – “The Second Cooler”

second_cooler_working_homeJoin us for two screenings of The Second Cooler,” a migrant justice documentary for English and Spanish-speaking audiences which unravels why twelve million undocumented Latin American immigrants are in the U. S. and brings major implications into focus.

Thursday, May 7

7:00 p.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church

5410 Corby Street, Omaha

Featuring Director Ellin Jimmerson

Friday, May 8

7:00 p.m.

Trinity United Methodist Church

7130 Kentwell Lane, Lincoln


These events are sponsored by the Mercy & Justice Team of the Great Plains United Methodist Conference together with Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska, Nebraska Appleseed and Kansas Appleseed.

Film Screening – “Trails of Hope and Terror”

Hope and TerrorJoin us for a screening of Trails of Hope and Terror,” a film that explores the historical and economic factors in our outdated immigration system, and how politicians have exploited the situation for votes. The film also explores how some communities of faith are responding.

Friday, May 8

6:00-7:30 p.m.

First United Methodist Church

900 O Street, Gering, NE

Featuring Director – Prof. Miguel De La Torre in person


This event is sponsored by the Mercy & Justice Team of the Great Plains United Methodist Conference, Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska, Nebraska Appleseed, and Kansas Appleseed.

The 2015 Good Apple Awards

Save the date for Appleseed’s annual event honoring Nebraskans who stand up for justice and opportunity for all:

good-apple-awardsThursday, October 8, 2015
Livestock Exchange Building Ballroom
4920 S 30th St
Omaha, NE 68107

Stay tuned for info about this year’s honorees!