The Desi Project: Jesuit High School Portland Student Empower South Asian Teenagers in the U.S.

ISN spoke with founders of the The Desi Project, a non-profit organization established by four students at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon in 2020. The organization is centered on empowering South Asian teenagers to share and feel proud of their culture.

Discernment & Racial Justice: A Q&A with Teresa Marie Cariño

ISN spoke with Teresa Marie Cariño about a new project, Discernment Series: Racial Justice, utilizing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius as a framework for discerning how one can work for racial justice in their life.
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America is a nation of immigrants? Not precisely.

The often idealized American immigrant story that involves invoking the elusive “American dream” omits the experience Black and Indigenous people in the U.S.