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Now with the even more recent news of the death of Eric Garner in New York, I find myself in solidarity with my conversational companions and newfound friends from Fordham. With protests and rallies happening all across the country, it has become more and more apparent that no race issue is isolated, but a sign of the times in which we live.
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Back in Madrid at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, we decided to propose a project that could provide all the children with access to dental hygiene. First, we would collect toothbrushes to send to the orphanage. The University’s solidarity department helped us put up collection points in every department of the University.
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Ignatian Family Advocacy Month (IFAM), a national advocacy effort of the Ignatian Solidarity Network in partnership with the U.S. Jesuit Conference, inspired hundreds of advocates from Jesuit universities, high schools, parishes, and ministries to engage in legislative advocacy on three priority issues: humane comprehensive immigration reform, the fair minimum wage act, and protecting the SNAP program.