For eighteen years, the Ignatian Solidarity Network has strived to educate, network, and form advocates for social justice, inspired by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the witness of Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador and their companions. Join us in celebrating a faith that does justice and be a part of our ongoing work […]
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Description: "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere," prophesied Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This call to awareness notes the importance of advancing social justice writ large (macro-scale) and writ small (at the micro-level) even in the one-to-one interpersonal context. This unique workshop examines the oft-unheard-of communication skill of engaged listening. Of the major […]
Gratitude is a central practice in Ignatian Spirituality and many faith traditions. Leading with gratitude as we attempt to build a more just world promotes change that is based in curiosity and relationship building and can fundamentally transform our own perspective and the depth of our work. In this two-part series, learn about the why […]
Description: Examine how Black and Asian Americans are racially positioned in the U.S. by examining two incidents that went viral in the media: the Central Park incident involving Amy Cooper, a young white lady, calling the police and accusing Christian Cooper (no relation), a Black birdwatcher, of threatening her. The other series of incidents involved […]
JULY 13 –AUGUST 3 2023 Organizing Trainings for a More Just World This 4-part series will be a space for parishioners, parish staff, and educators to skill-build the techniques and methods we need to manifest our dreams for justice into effective action. Utilizing the lens of Ignatian discernment, we’ll examine how we: build strong teams mobilize […]
2018 Ignatian Justice Summit participants. CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS: DEEPEN YOUR SKILLS AS ADVOCATES, ORGANIZERS, AND EDUCATORS FOR ECOLOGICAL AND MIGRATION JUSTICE. Take part in 4 days of networking; sharing goals, challenges, and best practices; sharpening organizing/advocacy skills; praying and learning about the Ignatian call to work for justice; and committing to taking coordinated, collaborative action […]
The Ignatian Solidarity Network, in partnership with Ethix Merch, is excited to offer this Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance Mini-Immersion entitled “The Story Behind Ethical Textile Production” from August 8-10, 2023. The intended audience is college, university, and secondary school partner administrators and other staff. We hope that this provides participants with a quick but deep […]
October 28-30 Washington Hilton | Washington, D.C. Save the date for the largest annual Catholic social justice conference in the United States! Throughout the weekend, you'll be challenged and inspired by our internationally-renowned keynotes, attend breakouts from more than 40 presenting organizations, network with fellow faith advocates, and engage in advocacy on Capitol Hill. Learn […]
Join ISN for a conversation and Q&A with Fr. Bryan Massingale, author of “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” and racial justice scholar at Fordham University. Enjoy the cash bar (first drink on us!) and heavy appetizers and join us as we kick off the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. (21 & OVER–NO UNDERGRAD STUDENTS) […]
Wednesday, December 6, 2-3:15 p.m. ET via Zoom Registration Matthew J. Cressler, Ph.D., will reflect on his webcomic series Bad Catholics, Good Trouble and how you can use it as a Catholic racial justice resource. The first BC/GT story, "An Exception to the Rule," is at true story about the Franciscan sister who was hit […]