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  • IFTJ 2016: Venue | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    on US Mexico Border Alta Gracia Living Wage T Shirts La Voz del Pueblo Documentary Laudato si Papal Encyclical on Ecology ISN Priority Issues Immigration U S Policy Toward Central America Environmental Justice Criminal and Juvenile Justice Additional Resource Topics Racial Justice Fair Trade Human Trafficking Capital Punishment Socially Responsible Investing War and 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 Menu Agenda Overview Advocacy Day Speakers Speakers About About IFTJ History Past IFTJ Videos Venue Sponsorship Meet the Sponsors Sponsor the IFTJ Exhibit Advertise Venue IFTJ 2016 Location The Teach In will take place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington VA 22202 Just outside Washington D C Book Your Hotel Crystal Gateway Marriott 124 night up to quad occupancy Method 1 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Book online Method 2 Contact Marriott reservations coordinator Ebona Walker 703 271 5148 Room Share Board Looking for a roommate for the Ignatian Family Teach In Use the room share board Travel Planning By Plane Reagan National Airport DCA is the closest option but flight deals may also be found at BWI or Dulles By Automobile See map below Parking is 24 day By Metro Use the Crystal City Metro stop The hotel is When making travel plans please keep in mind that Teach In will begin at approximately 6 00pm on 11 12 You will be responsible for booking your Capitol Hill meeting times on 11 14 Washington D C Explore our nation s Capitol during your Teach In experience Participants can access D C via a 15 minute Metro or car ride Explore Washington Tourism Center U S Capitol Tours Travel Metro Capital

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  • IFTJ 2016: Sponsorship, Exhibiting, Advertising | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    Capital Punishment Socially Responsible Investing War and 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 Sponsorship You are here Home Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice Sponsorship Menu Agenda Overview Advocacy Day Speakers Speakers About About IFTJ History Past IFTJ Videos Venue Sponsorship Meet the Sponsors Sponsor the IFTJ Exhibit Advertise Sponsor Exhibit and Advertise Connect with over 1 700 faith justice advocates from more than 100 Jesuit and other Catholic institutions throughout the United States ISN offers plenty of Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice sponsorship options to best share your organization s commitment to empowering individuals to seek social change grounded in faith Note To maximize your sponsorship benefits please sign up by JULY 15 2016 Sponsorship benefits begin on the date payment is received Sponsorship Exhibiting Advertising Packet Become an IFTJ 2016 Sponsor Become an IFTJ 2016 Exhibitor Become an IFTJ 2016 Advertiser Sponsor Range of benefits Include Ninety seconds of mainstage time Logo on Teach In nametag Distribution of your organization s brochure flyer to all attendees Full page article on relevant content from your organization in IFTJ program book upon approval Onstage thank you and recognition of organization during opening remarks Optional breakout session related to your organization upon approval Advertisement in the IFTJ program book Social Justice Expo booth Display of organization s hyperlinked name and logo in IFTJ electronic communications Display of organization s name logo and website link on IFTJ sponsorship page online Display of organization s name logo and website on main stage PowerPoint loop during breaks Complimentary Supporters Reception Complimentary IFTJ Tickets Cost 1 500 5 000 Download Sponsorship Details Become a Sponsor

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  • Sponsors | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice IFAM Ignatian Family Advocacy Month Advocacy Education Current Campaigns Lent 2016 IFAM Ignatian Family Advocacy Month Pope2Border Pope Francis on US Mexico Border Alta Gracia Living Wage T Shirts La Voz del Pueblo Documentary Laudato si Papal Encyclical on Ecology ISN Priority Issues Immigration U S Policy Toward Central America Environmental Justice Criminal and Juvenile Justice Additional Resource Topics Racial Justice Fair Trade Human Trafficking Capital Punishment Socially Responsible Investing War and 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 Sponsors You are here Home Ignatian Family Teach In for Justice Sponsors Menu Agenda Overview Advocacy Day Speakers Speakers About About IFTJ History Past IFTJ Videos Venue Sponsorship Meet the Sponsors Sponsor the IFTJ Exhibit Advertise Thanks to the Justice Loving Sponsors Who Make the Teach In Possible Show them some love and click their logos LOYOLA LEVEL Boston College School of Theology and Ministry The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry offers graduate programs that integrate rigorous academics with spirituality service and social justice The STM holistically forms and educates its students challenging them to develop their own theological voices and to cultivate new ministry skills and perspectives A diverse and vibrant community supports students as they engage in theology grounded in faith and informed by lived experience As a result STM students are well prepared to apply their education in diverse contexts emerging as just and thoughtful leaders throughout the world Learn more XAVIER LEVEL ARRUPE LEVEL Want to share your organization s story with 1 700 people working for justice inspired by faith Become an IFTJ Sponsor Program Overview Advocacy Day Speakers Speakers

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  • Greg Boyle, S.J. | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries the largest gang intervention rehabilitation and re entry program in the United States now it s in 25 th year A native Angeleno Father Greg was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1984 He was transformed by his work in Bolivia Mexico and Folsom Prison with those who live at the margins His dedication to finding a place for all in our society brought him to the Boyle Heights community of East Los Angeles where he served as pastor of Dolores Mission Church then the poorest parish in the city from 1986 through 1992 It was there that Father Greg started what would become Homeboy Industries a nonprofit organization that employs and trains more than 300 former gang members every year in seven social enterprises from Homeboy Silkscreen Embroidery to Homeboy Bakery and Homegirl Café Now located in Downtown Los Angeles Homeboy also provides a path to change and free critical services to the 12 000 people who walk through the doors every year seeking a better life Homeboy s unique and innovative approach of on the job training in conjunction with essential wrap around services including mental health therapy tattoo removal and case management has become a model for other organizations around the world Father Greg is the author of the NY Times bestselling book Tattoos on the Heart The Power of Boundless Compassion His debut book has been honored by SCIBA Southern California Indie Booksellers Association Pen USA Publishers Weekly and Goodreads Choice Awards He is currently working on his second book Barking to the Choir Now entering the kinship of God Father Greg has received numerous honorary degrees awards and recognitions including the Civic Medal of Honor the California Peace Prize and in 2011 was inducted into the California Hall of Fame

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  • Sr. Norma Pimentel, MJ | Ignatian Solidarity Network
    Agenda Overview Advocacy Day Speakers Speakers About About IFTJ History Past IFTJ Videos Venue Sponsorship Meet the Sponsors Sponsor the IFTJ Exhibit Advertise Sr Norma Pimentel MJ Executive Director Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley Mercy In Action Norma Pimentel is a Sister with the Missionaries of Jesus As Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley for over 12 years she oversees the charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville providing oversight of the different ministries services in the areas of the Rio Grande Valley through emergency assistance homelessness prevention disaster relief clinical counseling pregnancy care food program s and the Humanitarian Respite Center Sister Norma chairs the local Emergency Food and Shelter Program that distributes federal funds to local agencies providing assistance to the area s poor She also serves as Co Vicar of Religious organizing different events for religious in the Diocese of Brownsville In addition Sister Norma leads efforts in the community that respond to emergency needs and provide relief in times of disaster and crisis in the Valley She was instrumental in quickly organizing community resources to respond to the surge of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States and setting up the Humanitarian Respite Center at the Sacred Heart Church in McAllen Texas These efforts captured the world s attention drawing news media from around the globe to the Rio Grande Valley to cover the plight of the countless and distressed refugee individuals and families thereby compelling thousands from this country and others to contribute their time talents and treasures to serve and support the cause A most special moment was captured on September 2015 via satellite broadcast to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in which Pope Francis recognized Sr Norma for her work with the immigrants and asked her to come forward so that he could see her He thanked her for her humility and her efforts and encouraged her to continue In January 2015 Sister Norma received the Martin Luther King Jr Keep the Dream Alive Award from Catholic Charities USA and awards from the University of Texas Pan American the Texas Medical Association and nomination for Texan of the Year Also that same month she testified before the U S Commission on Civil Rights on the State of Civil Rights in Immigration Detention Facilities In March 2015 she spoke on Women Upholding Human Dignity at the United Nations Most recently Sister Norma was recognized and awarded the 2015 Rio Grande Valley s Citizen of the Year for her advocacy for the hundreds of immigrant refugee families and individuals who make their way to the Respite Center every day fleeing the violence of their homelands and seeking a better life Previously Sister Norma was one of the leaders directing Casa Oscar Romero a shelter for Central Americans fleeing their war torn countries The shelter provided emergency relief and temporary housing for a vast amount of refugees Sister Norma Pimentel earned her Bachelor s degree in Fine Arts from

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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
    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 the

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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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