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  • 2016 Holstein Award - Honoring Michael Garanzini S.J.
    3 5 x 4 75 no bleeds PURCHASE A PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISEMENT PROGRAM ADVERTISEMTN DEADLINE Wednesday April 6 2016 QUESTIONS Contact Christopher Kerr at ckerr ignatiansolidarity net or 216 397 2088 About Fr Michael Garanzini S J A celebrated university administrator professor and author Father Michael Garanzini S J has a long history of bringing together higher education and social justice Fr Garanzini served as the 23rd president of the Loyola University Chicago from 2001 2015 stepping down last year to assume the role of chancellor During his eleven years as president he spearheaded a major plan to make Loyola one of the nation s most sustainable universities Over his career Fr Garanzini has modeled a commitment to making Jesuit education accessible to underserved populations During his tenure Loyola s Stritch School of Medicine became the first medical school in the U S to admit undocumented immigrant students Fr Garanzini s passion for a just model of education can also be seen in Arrupe College which opened its doors in August 2015 as the world s first Jesuit community college As president and chancellor Garanzini has played a key role in creating Arrupe s revolutionary model of education in which underprivileged students can attend college on a work study basis and graduate debt free in two years In June 2011 he was appointed by Adolfo Nicolás S J the superior general of the Society of Jesus to serve as the secretary for higher education for the Society of Jesus championing Jesuit higher education issues around the world Prior to leading Loyola Garanzini was a full professor of psychology at Georgetown University in Washington DC where he had been special assistant to the president for two years He also spent many years as a professor and administrator at Saint Louis University Earlier this year Garanzini was selected by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve on the board of Chicago Public Schools He also serves on a number of other boards including the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities ACCU the Archdiocese of Chicago Board of Catholic Schools the Flannery O Connor Andalusia Foundation and LIFT Chicago Fr Garanzini is known for his community service work on behalf of children and families He is a frequent speaker and has published many books and articles on issues such as child and family therapy moral development and Catholic education About the Award The Holstein Award was established in 2009 to honor one individual nationally each year who has demonstrated a significant commitment to leadership for social justice grounded in the spirituality of St Ignatius of Loyola the founder of the Society of Jesus Jesuits The award s namesake the late Robert Bob M Holstein was a former California Province Jesuit labor lawyer fierce advocate for social justice and one of the founders of the Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice IFTJ the precursor to the Ignatian Solidarity Network Previous Robert M Holstein Faith Doing Justice Award Recipients 2009 Rev Charlie Currie S J Former

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  • O'Donnell Emerging Leaders Award | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    October 9 2005 the Ignatian Solidarity Network in partnership with her family is announcing the establishment of the Moira Erin O Donnell Emerging Leaders for Justice Award The O Donnell Award given yearly will honor two to three individuals ages 23 33 who have 1 received an undergraduate degree from a U S Jesuit university and 2 demonstrated significant social justice leadership in their communities Nomination forms will become available April 1 2016 and the first awardees will be honored at the 2016 Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice on November 12 13 2016 Submit a Nomination Form Purpose The O Donnell Award is designed to Recognize emerging leaders for social justice grounded in faith Promote the contributions of young adults age 23 33 as of November 1 of the award nomination year as leaders in their communities Provide tangible examples of the mission of the Ignatian Solidarity Network in action among emerging leaders across the U S Eligibility Eligibility The award would be given yearly to emerging leaders age 23 33 who demonstrate all of the following leadership for social justice that responds to the realities of poverty and injustice present in our world today an approach to working for social justice consistent with the work and philosophy of Ignatian Solidarity Network and its mission the values of Catholic Social Teaching and Ignatian Spirituality potential for continued growth as a leader through study discernment and formation The Award April 1 September 1 2016 Nomination period September 14 2016 O Donnell Award recipients announced November 12 13 2016 Recipients will be flown to Washington D C for the Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice and presented with the award during the gathering Submit a Nomination Form About Moira Erin O Donnell Moira Erin O Donnell the late daughter of Bob

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  • Legacy of the Martyrs Awards
    on those who have made significant contributions to sustaining the witness and legacy of the Jesuit martyrs and their companions Upcoming Award Ceremony Kevin Trena Yonkers Talz Wednesday October 7 2015 5 00 7 00 PM Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University RSVP for Kevin Trena s Award Event on 10 7 Make a Donation in Honor of Kevin Trena Directions to Adobe Lodge About Kevin and Trena Founding Directors of the Casa de la Solidaridad Program Kevin is immensely proud of his four daughters Sophia 14 Grace 12 Hannah 9 and Emma 4 and absolutely loves being a father He is grateful for his work which allows him to accompany college students from the U S as they encounter the realities of life in El Salvador Kevin s academic interests lie in human development theology and international and multicultural education He studied economics and psychology at Fairfield University and received his M S in college student personnel services from Miami University He then studied at Boston College M Ed and has his doctoral degree in international and multicultural education from the University of San Francisco Trena loves how working with the Casa program enables her to connect her vocations as a mom and as an educator She loves being mom to her four daughters Sophia Grace Hannah and Emma With the Casa program she most enjoys spending time in the praxis site communities with the students In both of her jobs she is constantly learning about life and love and being reminded how alive God is in our world Her academic interests lie in college student development theory and liberation feminist theology She studied accounting as an undergrad at Grand Valley State University and received her M S in college student personnel services from Miami University and an M Ed in religious education from Boston College She also enjoys running baking cookies and exploring Central America with her family Trena also has a strong connection to her roots in Hastings Michigan where she grew up on a goat sheep and asparagus farm Trena and Kevin worked with Jesuit Volunteers International in Belize Central America for two years prior to their work in El Salvador Previous Award Winners Kino Border Initiative Awarded on 4 29 15 The Kino Border Initiative KBI is a binational organization that works in the area of migration and is located in Nogales Arizona and Nogales Sonora Mexico The KBI was inaugurated in January of 2009 by six organizations from the United States and Mexico The California Province of the Society of Jesus Jesuit Refugee Service USA the Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist the Mexican Province of the Society of Jesus the Diocese of Tucson and the Archdiocese of Hermosillo The KBI s vision is to help make humane just workable migration between the U S and Mexico a reality Its mission is to promote US Mexico border and immigration policies that affirm the dignity of the human person and a spirit of bi national solidarity

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  • Programs | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    Peace Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador Jesuit Martyrs of the 21st Century Pope Francis Jesuit Social Justice Blessed Oscar Romero Churchwomen of El Salvador Faith and Justice Quotes Additional Organizing and Education Resources DONATE Search Programs You are here Home Programs ISN offers annual and one time special programs focused on leadership formation and social justice education within the context of Ignatian spirituality These events convene the Ignatian family for collective education on emerging social justice issues develop networks to address these issues and initiate opportunities for young emerging leaders to reflect on the relationship between faith and justice 2016 Programs Ignatian Family Advocacy Month February National Invites Ignatian family to learn pray act for justice each February Arrupe Leaders Summit February 12 14 Los Gatos CA February 26 28 Sparks MD March 64 Parma OH Provides social justice leadership training grounded in the witness of Pedro Arrupe S J for high school students Appalachia Delegation for High School Faculty June 13 18 Wheeling WV Gathers high school faculty for an immersion experience rooted in Ignatian pedagogy University Leaders Summit July 26 29 University Heights OH Gathers emerging student leaders to build leadership skills to enact innovative social justice initiatives in their school communities Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice November 12 14 Washington D C Annually brings together over 1 700 Ignatian Family members to learn reflect network and advocate for social justice Past Programs Jesuit ParishGathering for Social Justice Gathers parish ministers and pastors to share best practices and promote collaboration Student Summit on Immigration Reform Collaborative effort to gather Catholic Chicago area colleges around immigration reform Worldview for Solidarity Gathers immersion experience coordinators to deepen immersion experience reflection on race culture privilege 25th Anniversary Delegation Exploring the witness of the Jesuit martyrs in El Salvador PROGRAMS QUESTIONS

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  • Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    network and advocate together It is a place where people are empowered re energized inspired challenged and supported by a community that sees faith and justice integrally linked Now in its 19th year the IFTJ has a rich history rooted in honoring the Jesuits and their companions who were martyred in El Salvador in 1989 I m interested Tell me more Sometimes we forget how radical mercy is We reduce it to a nice feeling vague and passive But mercy is more than that in the words of Pope Francis To be merciful means to grow in a love which is courageous generous and real Mercy challenges us to put our love into action to turn our words into works and our slogans into solidarity Mercy also challenges us to recognize our own need forgiveness and healing to shake ourselves free from the numbness of privilege It is in short the love of God a love that brings people together across borders and differences and transforms the way we see the world At IFTJ 2016 we will practice Mercy in Action through reflection conversation prayer and advocacy Together we will seek to answer Pope Francis call to all of us in this Holy Year of Mercy This is the opportune moment to change our lives This is the time to allow our hearts to be touched It is the time to listen to the cry of innocent people who are deprived of their property their dignity their feelings and even their very lives Speakers With 3 keynotes 10 Ignatian network speakers and 50 breakout presentations get ready to be challenged engaged and inspired to be agents for justice and solidarity More speaker details coming soon View bio Greg Boyle S J Founder Homeboy Industries View bio Norma Pimentel MJ Executive

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  • Appalachia Delegation for High School Faculty | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    the Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University and reflection and idea sharing opportunities will be rooted in Ignatian pedagogy Environmental excursions lead participants to explore the impacts on communities made in order to harvest Appalachia s coal natural gas and alternative energy to feed the needs of the region nation and world In meeting with activists with opposing views participants gain an appreciation for the complexity of such issues The unique and objective education coupled with daily reflections result in a call to action for each individual and group to implement upon returning home During the experience participants will meet with communities impacted by natural gas extraction visit a mountaintop removal site vist a coal slurry impoundment meet with a coal miner tentative attend a panel featuring faculty from Wheeling Jesuit University who are researching energy and its impacts in the Appalachia region learn more about current energy legislation and ways schools can get involved network and reflect with fellow staff from Jesuit high schools come together for daily reflection and prayer About the Appalachian Institute The Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University promotes research service and advocacy for and with the people of Appalachia to build healthier stronger and more sustainable communities Rooted in Jesuit tradition the Institute facilitates objective conversation around topics pertinent to the region including public health environment energy culture and community development The Appalachian Institute carries out its mission by coordinating service and experiential learning immersion trips for several high school and college groups across the country facilitating student and faculty research and engagement opportunities and presenting public forums and workshops throughout the academic year The Appalachian Institute also manages sustainability programs on WJU s campus Registration Early Registration Before April 27 2016 Member Institutions 450 Non Member Institutions 475 Standard Registration Member Institutions 475 Non Member Institutions 500 Register Today Tentative Schedule SUNDAY JUNE 12th Arrive at Wheeling Jesuit University Orientation Reception Dinner Mass at WJU Chapel Depart for Zion Retreat and Nature Center Check in at Zion unpack reflection etc MONDAY JUNE 13th Theme Natural Gas Industry from Environmental Community Perspectiv e Breakfast Depart for Center for Coalfield Justice Office visit with CCJ Bag lunch at CCJ Driving tour of gas and coal sites Faculty Panel Return to Zion Dinner Prep Dinner at Zion with UMWA Murray Energy Coal Miner Pack lunches Reflection TUESDAY JUNE 14th Theme Natural Gas Industry from Environmental Perspective Breakfast Depart for New Martinsville Public Library Meet with Frac Tracker Alliance Bag lunch at Library Driving tour of gas sites Return to library parking lot and depart for Zion Return to Zion Dinner Prep Dinner at Zion Pack lunches Reflection WEDNESDAY JUNE 15th Theme Mountaintop Removal and Coal Industry Breakfast at Zion Depart for Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley WV Arrive at Cedar Lakes unpack Depart for Kayford Mountain Tour of Kayford Depart for Cedar Lakes Dinner at Cedar Lakes Seminar on Governor s Independent Investigation on Upper Big Branch Campfire Reflection THURSDAY JUNE 16th Theme Coal Mining

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  • High School Arrupe Leaders Summit - Ignatian Solidarity Network
    and resources for social justice programming and become empowered to effect positive social change in their local and global communities Throughout the three day program students explore The Student Leadership Challenge Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders through the lens of Fr Pedro Arrupe S J s life Arrupe a former Superior General of the Society of Jesus is known for his strong leadership of the Jesuits during a tumultuous period in global history and a time of great transition for the Catholic Church and the Jesuits Fr Arrupe s commitment to engaging the Second Vatican Council s call to solidarity with all of humanity was demonstrated through his emphasis on the Jesuits re commitment to serving those on the margins and seeing social justice as core to one s faith in Christ Summit facilitators weave together Arrupe s example with the leadership best practices and help students make connections to their own lives through hands on activities and personal reflection time Further students and faculty are given ample opportunities to share social justice programming ideas and make connections with fellow social justice leaders from around the country View the Arrupe Leaders Summit Flyer 2016 2017 School Year Summits February 10 12 2017 Presentation Center Los Gatos CA Near San Francisco CA Early Registration Fees Before 12 23 Cristo Rey 200 Students Faculty Members 240 Students Faculty Non Members 290 Students Faculty Standard Registration Fees Cristo Rey 250 Members 290 Students Faculty Non Members 340 Students Faculty March 3 5 2017 Jesuit Retreat House Parma OH Near Cleveland OH Early Registration Fees Before 1 8 Cristo Rey 200 Students Faculty Members 240 Students Faculty Non Members 290 Students Faculty Standard Registration Fees Cristo Rey 250 Members 290 Students Faculty Non Members 340 Students Faculty March 10 12 2017 Archbishop O Dwyer Sparks MD Near Baltimore MD Early Registration Fees Before 1 15 Cristo Rey 200 Students Faculty Members 240 Students Faculty Non Members 290 Students Faculty Standard Registration Fees Cristo Rey 250 Members 290 Students Faculty Non Members 340 Students Faculty What are People Saying About the Summit What an experience The ISN Arrupe Leadership Summit inspired my students to develop a school wide service and justice program for the entire school on all grade levels The energy and enthusiasm that they came back with continued in their work on our campus The ISN summit was not only worthwhile it is already on our calendar for next year as well Tim Evans St Ignatius High School Cleveland OH The Ignatian Solidarity Network has provided well organized intentional and meaningful programming for our faculty and students Our experience at the Arrupe Leadership Summit far exceeded our expectations for the event It was prayerful engaging and age appropriate for high school students By far one of the best events I have ever brought students to Ben Horgan Loyola Blakefield High School Towson MD Attending The Summit The ideal Summit participants have a passion for social justice grounded in their faith and enter into

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  • IFAM: Ignatian Family Advocacy Month
    right to family unity which would mark a major step toward overhauling our broken immigration system End U S support for Mexico s interceptions of Central Americans fleeing violence and require Mexico to uphold its international and domestic legal obligations to refugees End border militarization and inhumane immigration enforcement actions including the recent nationwide raids conducted by the Obama Administration that have harmed vulnerable children and families In the Jesuit tradition of serving those in need we call on you to respond to Pope Francis s historic action by working for migration policies that respect the rights and dignity of both immigrants and refugees Sign the Letter Fill out my online form FOLLOW IFAM16 And Learn What Happened During Previous IFAM s Central America Immigration News Infographic Rising Death Toll in Central America s Northern Triangle 2 Comments January 14 2016 This infographic charts the rising death toll in the Northern Triangle which includes Guatemala El Salvador and Honduras Driven by gang warfare government corruption and poverty the violence in this comparatively small region exceeded the death tolls in several combined war zones in 2015 http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2016 01 85 6 jpg 800 800 ISN Staff http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2013 04 ISN Color Transparent Large png ISN Staff 2016 01 14 15 45 16 2016 01 14 16 47 44 Infographic Rising Death Toll in Central America s Northern Triangle Immigration News News Release ISN to Hold National Advocacy Month on Immigration Amid Pope Francis s Mexico Visit 1 Comment January 11 2016 Next month thousands across the country will urge their representatives and other lawmakers to pass humane immigration reform during Ignatian Family Advocacy Month IFAM Sponsored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network IFAM will take place over the entire month of February strategically coinciding with Pope Francis s first visit to Mexico from February 12 18 when he is expected to visit Mexico s border with Texas in a display of solidarity with migrants http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2016 01 Mock8 jpg 555 416 ISN Staff http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2013 04 ISN Color Transparent Large png ISN Staff 2016 01 11 14 50 52 2016 01 12 11 15 24 ISN to Hold National Advocacy Month on Immigration Amid Pope Francis s Mexico Visit News Ignatian Family Advocacy Month Engages Thousands 0 Comments March 31 2015 During Ignatian Family Advocacy Month IFAM this past February students faculty staff and parishioners from Ignatian Solidarity Network s member institutions advocated for environmental justice immigration reform and humane U S policy toward Central America http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2015 03 16564869922 232ea4103e z jpg 458 640 ISN Staff http ignatiansolidarity net wp content uploads 2013 04 ISN Color Transparent Large png ISN Staff 2015 03 31 08 24 33 2015 12 15 16 00 31 Ignatian Family Advocacy Month Engages Thousands Immigration News Ignatian Family Advocacy Month reaches over 171 U S Congressional Offices 0 Comments May 5

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