November 24, 2015
What are the Jesuits doing at the global level to defend the right to education? What are some of the main educational challenges facing the international community in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals?
Next week, November 2nd and 3rd, Friends of Fe y Alegría in the U.S. will host events in New York and Washington DC that aim to share the experience of Fe y Alegría and its commitment to fighting for the right to education for all, especially for those living at the margins. We will also highlight other Jesuit international responses in the struggle for the right to education and social justice.
Fe y Alegría has been around for over 60 years, and is one of the largest Jesuit educational NGOs in Latin America, with growing presence in Africa and Europe. Through these events, we will share about the main educational mission and identity of Fe y Alegría, its reach and impact, as well as its goals for the future. We will also highlight what individuals and institutions from the U.S. can do to get involved in our mission.
During the event, we will count with the presence of:
- William Kelley, S.J., the Secretary for Social and International Ministries, the Society of Jesus, in Canada and the United States.
- Lucía Rodríguez, Coordinator of the Public Advocacy Program at the International Federation of Fe y Alegría, and Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network for the Right to Education.
- Daniel Villanueva, S.J., Executive Director of Entreculturas – Fe y Alegría Spain and Coordinator of Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States.
- In New York, Nick Napolitano, Assistant for Social Ministries, Maryland and Northeast Provinces of the Society of Jesus will moderate the event.
Register now and join us next week!