Entries by Kelly Swan

Love Your Neighbor: Campaign Draws Catholics Into Advocacy and Support for Migrants

In February, the US Jesuit and Catholic network captured the spirit of Valentine’s Day by showing love to their neighbor—regardless of immigration status.

Personal Experience Leads to Work for Educational Equity for Dreamers at Marquette University

At Marquette University, a scholarship fund grows for undocumented students, inspired by Jesuit values and personal connection to immigration.

Students Connect Immigration Justice to Jesuit Values at Ignatian Justice Summit

In late July of 2017, Jesuit college and university students gathered at the Ignatian Justice Summit to connect, educate, and network for immigration justice.

Local Advocacy Visit Provides Transformative Experience for NYC-Area Students

Three New York City-area schools collaborate to provide a small scale, student-driven advocacy visit to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s office.

“Life is About Interactions”: Solidarity Week at Loyola Academy

Loyola Academy utilized the Jesuit Refugee Service refugee simulation program as a capstone experience during Solidarity Week, held in April 2017.

Respect and Dignity: Jesuit Parish Offers Sanctuary to Immigrant Brothers and Sisters

On the evening of January 19, parishioners gathered at the doors of St. Agnes Church in San Francisco invoking a blessing and making a bold commitment to serve as a sanctuary church for the community.