BY ISN STAFF | July 25, 2017
The Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) Board of Directors has unanimously voted to welcome Christina Dominguez and Cecilia González-Andrieu as directors. The new members of ISN’s national governance board will serve three-year terms which officially began on July 1, 2017.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network is a national social justice network inspired by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola. ISN was founded in 2004 and is a lay-led 501(c)(3) organization working in partnership with universities, high schools, and parishes sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) along with many other Catholic institutions and social justice partners.
Christina Dominguez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Latin American and Latino Studies from Fordham University. She went on the earn a master’s degree in socialwork at Columbia University School of Social work and received a juris doctor degree from City University of New York (CUNY) Law School. As a social worker, she has worked in numerous roles in the areas of mental health, re-entry services, and criminal justice. She is currently a staff attorney at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, providing direct reentry legal services to formerly incarcerated and gang affiliated individuals.
Cecilia González-Andrieu holds both a bachelor’s degree in Film/Televison and Spanish and a master’s degree in theology from Loyola Marymount University. She earned her doctorate degree in Art & Religion and Systemic Theology at the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley. Her work has since bridged theology and the arts, and she has written and presented on topics including the relationship between justice, beauty, and art, art as a bridge to community, Latino/a theology, immigration, and educational justice and was named one of the most promising theologians of the next generation by America Magazine. She is currently an Associate Professor of Theological Studies in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at her alma mater, Loyola Marymount University and is a contributing writer for America Magazine.