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April 2020

Earth Week

April 22, 2020 - April 24, 2020
Online

  Wednesday, April 22, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day—a day honoring the interconnectedness of humanity and all of creation, and our role in caring for our common home. Join us next Wednesday-Friday to connect, restore, and act as we mark 50 years of Earth Day. How can I participate in Earth Week? Wednesday-Friday: fast from meat and receive prayer/reflection reminders Wednesday: connect with digital conversations (see below!) Thursday: fast from screens and restore your connection with creation Friday: take action Now, more than…

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Journeying With Youth Toward a Hope-Filled Future

April 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, April 22, 4 PM ET | 1 PM PT Join a digital conversation about youth climate activism, empowerment, and accompaniment. ISN will be joined by Michael Downs, director of justice and kinship at Bishop O’Dowd High School. Watch the conversation LIVE at igsol.net/fb or watch below.

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Molly Burhans

April 22, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

In light of COVID-19, the Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, April 22 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for an Earth Day conversation with Molly Burhans, founder and executive director of GoodLands.

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Discerning Diversity Featuring Dr. Mary Wardell Ghirarduzzi

April 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

  Discerning Diversity is a virtual ISN gathering for Ignatian educators to reflect and discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Ignatian Tradition, and to share resources of support to create a culture of care during these challenging times. During this unique time of isolation related to COVID-19, we focus our attention toward communities disproportionately impacted by racial injustice. As the impact of COVID-19 increases globally, so too have incidents of racism targeting Asian-identified people impacted by a wave of…

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COVID-19 and Migration in the Americas

April 27, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online

What is the reality for migrants in the Americas amid the COVID19 crisis? Leaders from Jesuit ministries in Central America, Mexico, United States and Canada offer perspectives from throughout the region. Presenters: Conrado Zepeda Miramontes, Coordinator, Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes México Joanna Williams, Director of Education and Advocacy, Kino Border Initiative Yolanda González Cerdeira, Área de investigación-Derechos Humanos, ERIC-Radio Progreso en Honduras Marc-André Veselovsky, S.J., Coordinator, Jesuit Refugee Service Canada Join us on Monday, 4/27 at 2:30PM ET for this…

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Just Community

April 27, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Online

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, April 27 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is SOLIDARITY. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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AJCU+ Immersion Experience Coordinators COVID-19 Networking Call

April 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network will be hosting a videoconference call for immersion coordinators in higher education on Wednesday, April 29 at 1:00 PM EASTERN via Zoom. It will be a space for discussion about common challenges and innovative responses amidst the COVID19 outbreak. We will be joined by guest speakers from partner organizations, Kino Border Initiative, CRISPAZ, and Rostro de Cristo. If this topic is applicable to your work, and you would like to join the conversation, please contact Erin Brown…

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Simone Campbell, S.S.S.

April 29, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, April 29 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S., executive director of NETWORK Catholic Social Justice Lobby.

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Good Works: Responding to COVID-19

April 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

Good Works: Responding to COVID-19 features partners from the Ignatian Family working diligently to support the needs of community members through direct service, accompaniment, and advocacy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guest on Thursday, April 30th will be the staff of The Guadalupe Homeless Project at Proyecto Pastoral in Los Angeles, California.

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May 2020

Just Community

May 4, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, May 4 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is EXPERIENCE. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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Digital Advocacy Workshop: Being a Voice for Justice Amid Social Distancing

May 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Video Conference

A digital workshop hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network to provide insights on engaging in faith-based social action in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the realities of social distancing, stay-in-place orders, etc. While we do have all the answers, we are hopeful that the speakers and conversations provide skills, knowledge, and motivation to stand up for the rights and dignity of those around us.

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

May 6, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

  Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, May 6 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J., activist and author.

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Good Works: Responding to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

Good Works: Responding to COVID-19 features partners from the Ignatian Family working diligently to support the needs of community members through direct service, accompaniment, and advocacy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guest on Thursday, May 7th at 4PM ET will be the staff of the Harry Tompson Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Watch the live broadcast on Facebook or YouTube.

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Just Community

May 11, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, May 11 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is OPEN. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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Laudato Si’ Discussion Group

May 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Online

Whether you’ve already read Laudato Si’ or this is your first time, join us in reading and discussing the encyclical and exploring ways to integrate its lessons into our lives and communities. Group discussions take place on Wednesdays from 1- 2:15 pm EST.  May 13: Chapters 1-2 May 20: Chapters 3-4 May 27: Chapters 5-6 For registration and additional information can be found here.

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Criminal Justice Amid COVID-19

May 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

Criminal Justice amid COVID-19, a special edition of #ISNLive, will explore the realities of the criminal justice system during our current pandemic, including in the court system, in prisons, and for those reentering society. 

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Tom Chabolla

May 13, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, May 13 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Tom Chabolla, President of Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

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The Innocence Files Netflix Watch Party

May 14, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
Online

Join ISN with the Jesuit Conference Office of Justice & Ecology and Catholic Mobilizing Network on Thursday, May 14 at 8:30PM ET for a virtual watch party of Episode 8 of The Innocence Files, which features the story of Alfred "Dewayne" Brown. The watch party will be followed by a Q&A conversation with attorney Brian Stolarz, one of the series subjects. Both Dewayne and Brian are frequent Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice presenters. The virtual watch party will be hosted…

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Laudato Si’ Week

May 16, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Online

May 24 marks the 5th anniversary of Laudato Si’. Join the global Catholic community from May 16-24 in celebrating our successes from the past 5 years and envisioning a hopeful future. Activities include: Laudato Si' discussion group Texted prayers Social media BINGO Global prayer service

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Just Community

May 18, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, May 18 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is RENEW. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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Laudato Si’ Discussion Group

May 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online

Whether you’ve already read Laudato Si’ or this is your first time, join us in reading and discussing the encyclical and exploring ways to integrate its lessons into our lives and communities. Group discussions take place on Wednesdays from 1- 2:15 pm EST.  May 13: Chapters 1-2 May 20: Chapters 3-4 May 27: Chapters 5-6 For registration and additional information can be found here.

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Solidarity Across Borders

May 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Online

Solidarity Across BordersLearn from members of the Kino Border Initiative (KBI) community on the U.S.-Mexico border about the realities of migration during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will include a person currently migrating who will speak about the realities of living in limbo at the border while they await asylum proceedings that have been postponed indefinitely. Also sharing will be a recent migrant discussing life in the U.S. after having been recently released from a U.S. detention facility and the challenge of navigating…

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Danielle Vella

May 20, 2020 @ 9:00 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, May 20 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Danielle Vella, director of social cohesion and reconciliation at Jesuit Refugee Service.

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Good Works: Responding to COVID-19

May 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

Good Works: Responding to COVID-19 features partners from the Ignatian Family working diligently to support the needs of community members through direct service, accompaniment, and advocacy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guest on Thursday, May 21 at 4PM ET will be the staff of the La Tilma and Centro Pastoral at Sacred Heart Parish in El Paso, TX. Watch the live broadcast on Facebook or YouTube.

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Global Common Prayer

May 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

As a partner with Global Catholic Climate Movement’s Laudato Si’ Week celebrations, we invite you to join Catholics around the globe to say the “Common Prayer for the 5th Anniversary of Laudato Si’” at noon local time on Sunday, May 24.

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The Climate is Changing so Why Aren’t We? Perspectives on Environmental Activism

May 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online

The Climate is Changing so Why Aren’t We? Perspectives on Environmental Activism Tuesday, May 26 3:00PM ET Young people are at the heart of environmental activism worldwide. Through struggles of resistance and climate strikes, students and youth movements have pushed global leaders to confront an extractivist economy and climate change head-on and prevent future catastrophe. In this livestream, young activists will discuss their experiences on the frontlines of environmental justice and how you can stand in solidarity with them through…

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Laudato Si’ Discussion Group

May 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Online

Whether you’ve already read Laudato Si’ or this is your first time, join us in reading and discussing the encyclical and exploring ways to integrate its lessons into our lives and communities. Group discussions take place on Wednesdays from 1- 2:15 pm EST.  May 13: Chapters 1-2 May 20: Chapters 3-4 May 27: Chapters 5-6 For registration and additional information can be found here.

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Virtual Solidarity on Tap Featuring Olga Segura

May 27, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, May 27 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Olga Segura, freelance writer on race and culture.

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The Justice League: Doing FaithJustice with Fred Kammer, S.J.

May 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Join the Justice League—a dynamic group of social justice practitioners gathering to read and discuss excerpts from classic social justice texts, including author Q&A! Our first conversation will be on the book Doing Faithjustice featuring author Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J.

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Faces of DACA: What’s at Stake

May 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online

Faces of DACA Live is a series of conversations with DACA recipients in our Jesuit and Catholic family. This week, join us as José Arnulfo Cabrera, ISN's director of education and advocacy for migration, speaks with Yael Balbuena Baso (Saint Mary's University '23) and Saúl Rascón Salazar (Loyola Marymount University '23), both graduates of Brophy College Preparatory, a Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona. Tune in on Thursday, May 28 at 3PM ET / noon PT to hear the stories…

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Global Pentecost Prayer Vigil

May 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Online
Free

Join the worldwide Ignatian network on Saturday, May 30th in praying for God’s Spirit to descend powerfully upon us during a half-hour vigil broadcast live at 8 PM EASTERN / 7 PM CENTRAL / 6 PM MOUNTAIN / 5 PM PACIFIC and can be viewed on Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter.

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June 2020

Just Community

June 1, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, June 1 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is ADVOCACY. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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Faces of DACA Live featuring Filza Ali

June 3, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online

Faces of DACA Live is a series of conversations with DACA recipients in our Jesuit and Catholic family. This week, join us as José Arnulfo Cabrera, ISN’s director of education and advocacy for migration, speaks with, Filza Ali graduate of Loyola University Chicago. Fliza, was the intern of Undocumented Students programming at LUC.

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Just Community

June 8, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, June 8 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is PSALM. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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Solidarity on Tap featuring Marie Dennis

June 10, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, June 10 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Marie Dennis, Senior Advisor to the Secretary General at Pax Christi International.

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Just Community – Revolution

June 15, 2020 @ 8:30 pm EDT

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, June 15 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is REVOLUTION. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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The Justice League: The Pastoral Circle Revisited with Pete Henriot, S.J.

June 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online

Join the Justice League—a dynamic group of social justice practitioners gathering to read and discuss excerpts from classic social justice texts, including author Q&A! Our next conversation will be on the book The Pastoral Circle Revisited featuring author Fr. Pete Henriot, S.J. We hope that the opportunity to study and discuss this text will be generative and allow us to practice the use of the pastoral circle to read the signs of the times, especially in light of the continued protests…

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Solidarity on Tap Featuring Marissa Montes

June 24, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, June 24 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Marissa Montes, Director and Co-Founder of the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic.

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An Ignatian Prayer Vigil for Lamentation and Racial Justice

June 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to join A Virtual Prayer Vigil for Lamentation and Racial Justice on the one month anniversary of the killing of George Floyd on Thursday, June 25 from 8 PM to 9 PM ET. 

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July 2020

Información Sobre el Programa DACA

July 1, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Online

El próximo Miércoles, 1 de julio a las 8:30 PM este / 5:30 PM pacífico Sandra Ruíz, abogada de la Clinica de Inmigración de Loyola Law School en los Ángeles, CA y José Arnulfo Cabrera, Director de Educación y Abogacía de Inmigración de la Red de Solidaridad Ignaciana, hablarán sobre la decisión de la Corte Suprema en relación con el caso de DACA. ¿Qué significa esto para los beneficiarios y sus familias? Habrá también un espacio para resolver todas las dudas que…

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Solidarity on Tap Featuring Maureen O’Connell

July 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, July 8 at 9PM ET/6PM PT.  Join us, with your beverage of choice in hand, for a conversation with Dr. Maureen O'Connell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at LaSalle University. Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT.

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Novena for Racial Justice | Texting Series

July 10, 2020 - July 19, 2020

In the Catholic tradition, a novena is an ancient form of devotional prayer over a period of nine days for a specific intention. We invite you to join our Novena for Racial Justice via text message to unite with the Ignatian family in prayer and action. https://ignatiansolidarity.net/novena-for-racial-justice/#day1

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Just Community – Technology

July 13, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.)
Free

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, July 13 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is TECHNOLOGY. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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A Parish Journey for Racial Justice and Equity

July 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Online
Free

Join with lay and ordained leaders from churches across the U.S. to explore ways to bring racial justice work to life in your parish through reflection, conversation, prayer, and action. Learn more and register

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Solidarity on Tap – Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy

July 22, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, July 22 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy is the Executive Director of Catholic Mobilizing Network.  Krisanne has twenty-five years of experience working in national level, faith-based policy advocacy. She has been quoted in sources such as…

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Just Community – Economy

July 27, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.)
Free

You're invited to virtual Just Community on Monday, July 27 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. Join us for this weekly casual, online gathering to build community and talk about life, faith, and justice. The theme for this week is ECONOMY. Be sure to register below to receive the Zoom invitation (once you register for one event you'll be invited each week). BRING Something related to our weekly topic. It can be an article, poem, piece of art, question, idea, or whatever…

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August 2020

Solidarity on Tap – Francisco Mena Uguarte

August 5, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, August 5 at 9PM ET/6PM PT with Francisco Mena Uguarte, executive director of CRISPAZ (Christians for Peace in El Salvador). Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more, RSVP, and watch live at igsol.net/SOT  

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Solidarity on Tap – Libby O’Bryan

August 19, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, August 19 at 9PM ET/6PM PT with guest Libby O'Bryan.

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The Justice League Featuring Niki Johnson and Michael Snarr

August 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.)

  Join the Justice League—a dynamic group of social justice practitioners gathering to read and discuss excerpts from social justice texts, including author Q&A! Our next conversation will be on the book Faithful Witness in a Fractured World featuring co-authors Nicole L. Johnson and Michael T. Snarr. With the 2020 election season nearing, we will use this text to discuss the question: What does a Christ-centered politics look like? Moving beyond the labels of partisan politics, liberal and conservative, we…

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Virtual IFTJ in High Schools Networking Call

August 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online

TUESDAY, August 25, 2020 Time: 3-4 PM EASTERN/12-1 PM PACIFIC This networking video call will be an opportunity for all secondary educators to gather to learn more about the 2020 virtual Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice. In addition to a demo of the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice digital platform and an opportunity to ask questions to Ignatian Solidarity Network staff, the call will include time to meet in small groups with fellow educators to share plans and ideas regarding…

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Ignatian Family Voting Squad Captain Training

August 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

  When?: Wednesday, August 26 4PM - 5PM EASTERN TIME Register at: https://weall.vote/isnsquad The Ignatian Solidarity Network is a national partner of "When We All Vote," a non-profit, non-partisan organization on a mission to change the culture around voting and ensure that our communities are ready and registered to vote in 2020. We are inviting all members of the Ignatian Family nationwide and their surrounding community to become Voting Squad Captains and get excited about our 2020 partnership with When…

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Virtual IFTJ in Colleges Networking Call

August 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online

FRIDAY, August 28, 2020 Time: 3-4 PM EASTERN/12-1 PM PACIFIC This networking video call will be an opportunity for faculty and staff in higher education to gather to learn more about the 2020 virtual Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice. In addition to a demo of the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice digital platform and an opportunity to ask questions to Ignatian Solidarity Network staff, the call will include time to meet in small groups with fellow educators to share plans…

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September 2020

Solidarity on Tap – Joe McCartin, Ph.D.

September 2, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, September 2 at 9PM ET/6PM PT with Joe McCartin, Ph.D., executive director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT

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Jesuit Education: Talking About Race in the Classroom

September 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Online

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…

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Solidarity on Tap – Trudi J. Renwick, Ph.D.

September 16, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap on Wednesday, September 16 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Trudi Renwick is the Assistant Division Chief for Economic Characteristics in the Social, Economic and Housing Statistic Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.  In that role, Dr. Renwick oversees the work of three branches:  Poverty…

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Solidarity on Tap – Bill Quigley, Esq.

September 30, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Bill Quigley, Esq. on Wednesday, September 30 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT   About Bill Quigley, Esq. Bill Quigley is a law professor and Director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University New Orleans. Bill has been…

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October 2020

Catholics, Raise Your Voice: Prayer Service for Election 2020

October 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Online

Divine intervention is necessary in this momentous election. We pray for our nation and the issues we face. We pray for our voters and the voting process. We pray for the candidates. We pray for wisdom, courage, truthfulness, and compassion for all. This is a national prayer service brought to you viz Zoom by the Global Catholic Climate Movement, the Boston Catholic Climate Movement, and the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Register for the Zoom prayer service here.

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November 2020

Post-Election Events from the Jesuit Network

November 4, 2020
Online

Many thanks to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities for this event round-up!   Ignatian Spirituality: "Moving Forward Together" Wed. Nov. 4: 12 PM - 1 PM Le Moyne College will host a lunchtime webinar on ways to use Ignatian spirituality to move forward after Election Day. Click here to register online. Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Angela Davis Wed. Nov. 4: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM The University of San Francisco will host a roundtable discussion with Civil Rights activist…

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Book Release: Migratory Flows at the Borders of Our World

November 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Virtual
GIAN-Borders-Migration-Event

In partnership with the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network, Jesuit Migration Network, Jesuit Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, a new book entitled “Migratory Flows at the Borders of Our World,” will be released during this virtual event. The broadcast will be available in English and Spanish here.

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Faith and the Faithful in the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now?

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Online

The day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. A week after the United States’ election day, this online Georgetown dialogue will bring together respected reporters and experts on faith and politics to examine how religious values, voters, and communities shaped the debate and affected the outcome of the presidential election. They will also look back at what issues, strategies, and tactics were used…

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Wrestling With Whiteness

November 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Online

Dates: Tuesdays, Nov. 10th, Nov 17th, Nov 24th and Dec. 1st.  3:30-5:30pm Pacific Time.  Please note- Nov. 17th is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and our session will focus on talking about racism with other white folks- hopefully some good prep for your Thanksgiving dinner! To register, click here.  To confirm if you are registered, click here. This training series, organized by Jesuits West, will create a shared understanding of white supremacy culture, reflect on how it lives in us and shapes our…

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Refugees and Migrants: Paradoxes in the Age of Covid-19

November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online

Join a conversation with Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., Under Secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Holy See’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Cardinal Czerny will discuss with the panelists his work with Pope Francis on issues surrounding refugees and migration around the world, particularly in the age of COVID-19.

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Solidarity on Tap – Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C.

November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Peggy O'Neill, S.C. on Wednesday, October 18 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C. has been living in El Salvador for the past 30 years, during which time she was an active member of the Pastoral Team, Santa Lucia Parish Suchitoto.…

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December 2020

Save Asylum Rally from the U.S.-Mexico Border

December 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Nogales, Sonora Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

The Save Asylum coalition has worked with asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border to organize regular public actions to call for the restoration of the asylum process. Today's action will focus on a plea to the Biden-Harris Elect Administration to take immediate action to restore asylum after taking office.

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Virtual Posadas: In Search of Shelter and Protection

December 16, 2020 - December 24, 2020
Online

Join us from December 16-24 in a daily virtual experience of music, art, prayer, reflection, and action as we journey with the Holy Family and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in search of shelter and protection. Learn more | Register

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January 2021

Ignatian Family Rosary: Praying for the Inherent Dignity of All Human Life to Be Upheld

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Virtual

Join us at 1 PM ET for a virtual Rosary to pray that the inherent dignity of all human life can be upheld in our society. We will have student leaders from across the country who will lead us in prayer.

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February 2021

A Parish Journey for Racial Justice and Equity: Handling Pushback on Racial Justice Work in Your Church

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EST
Online

Click Here to Register Join lay and ordained members from parishes across the U.S. for a Zoom presentation from Ken Boller, SJ., Pastor at St. Francis Xavier in NYC, on how to handle pushback on racial justice work in your church.

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Solidarity on Tap – Tracey Horan, S.P.

February 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Tracey Horan, S.P. on Wednesday, February 3 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Tracey Horan, S.P., is a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN and Associate Director of Education and Advocacy for the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Sonora and Arizona. She…

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Becoming Anti-Racist During a Racial Reckoning

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Online

  Click Here to Register Take part in a Q&A with Nate Sessoms, Ph.D., Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Antiracism expert, on his presentation "Becoming Anti-Racist During a Racial Reckoning." Participants will be invited to watch the presentation ahead of time, in which Sessoms details the history of anti-racism, presents and reviews shared language, and proposes specific steps to incorporating anti-racist principles and actions into their personal lives. Then on February 18, participants will be invited to engage in Q&A with…

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Virtual Arrupe Leaders Summit 1

February 23 - February 24
Online United States

The ISN Arrupe Leaders Summit invites emerging student leaders and faculty/parish chaperones from high schools and parishes nationwide to deepen their understanding of “a faith that does justice,” share ideas and resources for social justice programming, and become empowered to effect positive social change in their local and global communities.

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Virtual Arrupe Leaders Summit 2

February 26 - February 27
Online United States

The ISN Arrupe Leaders Summit invites emerging student leaders and faculty/parish chaperones from high schools and parishes nationwide to deepen their understanding of “a faith that does justice,” share ideas and resources for social justice programming, and become empowered to effect positive social change in their local and global communities.

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March 2021

Solidarity on Tap – Trena and Kevin Yonkers Talz

March 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Trena and Kevin Yonkers-Talz on Wednesday, March 3 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Over the last 22 years, Trena and Kevin’s work has centered on creating and directing academic formation programs rooted in the Ignatian tradition integrating the exploration of faith and the…

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Mission Driven Hiring for Equity, Diversity, and Cultural Competence

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EST
Online

  Click Here to Register   Join a Q&A session with Terri Jackson and Christina Vela on Mission-Driven Hiring for Equity, Diversity, and Cultural Competence with fellow educators. Participants will be invited to watch a presentation ahead of time, in which Jackson and Vela take a look at the current demographic make up of the Jesuit Schools Network to inform and guide our presentation that will focus on the need to attract/hire/retain diverse faculty and staff candidates, to include equitable…

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Solidarity on Tap – Mary Wardell Ghirarduzzi, Ph.D.

March 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

  The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, Ph.D. on Wednesday, March 24 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi brings passion for creating more equitable, inclusive and caring campus climate and culture for all. She is an executive leader skilled at building organizational capacity through…

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April 2021

Strategic Planning for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
Online

Click Here to Register Join a Q&A session with Deborale Richardson-Phillips, Ph.D. and Carlos Jiménez on Strategic Planning for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism with fellow educators. Participants will be invited to watch presentations from Richardson-Phillips and Jiménez ahead of time. In her presentation, Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning: Moving from Compliance to Consciousness, Richardson-Phillips guides participants through the creation of mission driven action plans that strategically link diversity, equity, and inclusion work to the Gospel, Jesuit school mission, and Catholic Social…

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A Parish Journey for Racial Justice: Saint Ignatius Baltimore

April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

        In the wake of George Floyd’s murder last summer, Baltimore’s St. Ignatius Parish community committed to respond. That meant doing the hard work of antiracism through reflection and action. Parish task force director, Toni Moore-Duggan, and member, Eric Clayton, talk about the task force’s work to raise awareness around these efforts, and will share how their parish began and sustains this work. This call will include a presentation from Moore-Duggan and Clayton, time for Q&A, and…

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Welcome to the national event board!

You’re invited to submit and find national and local events that offer non-partisan perspectives on social justice and spirituality, consistent with ISN’s mission of faith-based social justice and advocacy.

Questions: Please contact Kelly Swan at kswan@ignatiansolidarity.net.