April 10, 2018

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

Moved by Sebastian Torres’s stories of growing up in Colombia—stories of internally displaced people and the decades-long armed conflict—and following the historic 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, Andrew Hanna and Torres, students at Tampa’s Jesuit High School, were inspired to act. And with the hope of broadening opportunities for their Colombian... View Article

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

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September 13, 2017

Catharine Steffens: “We are called to be in solidarity with the poor and marginalized across our vast Jesuit Network”

Written by Catharine S. Steffens, Georgetown Preparatory School “An hour outside of Buenos Aires you find the town of San Miguel. While one side of the town has beautiful weekend and family homes, the other side shows a different reality. This side of San Miguel is where the Centro Educativo de Nivel Secundario and the... View Article

Catharine Steffens: “We are called to be in solidarity with the poor and marginalized across our vast Jesuit Network”

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April 14, 2017

Snow Cones for Haiti: From St. Louis to Port-au-Prince

[St. Louis University High School students Andrew Modder, Blake Johnson and Michael Rueckert, founding members of the SLUH Snow Cone Club.] When Andrew Modder and Blake Johnson, then juniors at St. Louis University High School, first attended the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in 2015, the annual gathering hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network, they... View Article

Snow Cones for Haiti: From St. Louis to Port-au-Prince

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March 28, 2017

Elena Gourlis: “It was heartwarming to see the ways American and Argentine students became friends”

The Hyde Center for Global Education at Boston College High School, along with Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S., is participating in the Jesuit School’s Network (JSN) Hemispheres initiative, a venture to encourage “global companionship” among JSN schools during 2016-17 school year. Elena Gourlis, Assistant Director at the Hyde Center, first came across... View Article

Elena Gourlis: “It was heartwarming to see the ways American and Argentine students became friends”

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