The Jesuit Antiracism Sodality (JARS) will be hosting a webinar on Saturday September 12th at 11AM Eastern entitled Jesuit Education: Talking About Race in the Classroom. The session will be facilitated by Br. Ken Homan, S.J. (UMI) and Mr. Justin White, a theology teacher at Loyola Blakefield. The facilitators ask that those planning to attend try to watch the movie Crash (2004) beforehand.
This webinar is suggested for high school educators.
About the presenters:
Br. Ken Homan, S.J. will begin doctoral studies in U.S. History at Georgetown University this fall. His major field of research will be Jesuits and the labor and racial justice movements; his minor fields include Native American and public lands histories. He recently earned his Master of Theological Studies at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, where he also worked in union organizing and environmental justice.
Mr. Justin White is a Theology teacher, engaged in the work of Ignatian Mission and Identity, serves as an Ignatian Ministry Associate, and moderates a student-led multicultural club, all at Loyola Blakefield in Baltimore. He has been involved with Jesuit education and the Ignatian Solidarity Network in a variety of capacities for several years.