Alumni & Former Volunteers

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice 2019

Register for the IFTJ Young Alumni Happy Hour at #IFTJ.

Exclusive Young Alumni Event

Note: IFTJ registration is sold out, but you can still register for the IFTJ Young Alumni Happy Hour.

Saturday, November 16, 4:15-5:45 PM
Young Alumni Happy Hour Q&A with Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C.

Young alumni (ages 21-35), as well as current and former Jesuit Volunteers, are invited to attend a Q&A with Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C., with special guest emcee James Martin, SJ. The price includes light appetizers.

This is a 21+ event; no undergraduate students will be permitted.

COST: $10

SPEAKER BIO:

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. She is the director of Centro Arte para la Paz (Center of Arts for Peace), a regional educational cultural center promoting peace through dance, art, and theological reflection, in Suchitoto, El Salvador. Sr. Peggy founded this healing space in 2006 and works toward building a culture of peace using the arts as a vehicle. A highly respected long-time peace activist, Sr. Peggy has received many honors and awards including the 2008 Peacemaker Award of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, recognizing her many years of peace efforts in El Salvador and honoring her “contribution to peace making and work for justice.” Also, in 2008 she received the Ciudadana Ilustre Award, for her work on behalf of social and cultural development in Suchitoto.

Sister Peggy earned a Master of Arts Degree in Theology from Marquette University and an Ed.D. in Religious Education from New York University. A lifelong educator her entire professional career in both the USA and El Salvador, Sr. Peggy served as assistant professor of Augsburg College, Center for Global Education and at Santa Clara University, Casa de Solidaridad in the Jesuit University, El Salvador. For many years she also served as associate professor of Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.

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Connecting to IFTJ 2019

There are plenty of spaces at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice for young alumni to dig into current justice issues, connect with former classmates and new friends, and reflect and act for justice. Join the growing number of individuals who use the Teach-In as a time to reconnect to the Ignatian network and the call to work for justice.

Please note: Schedule is subject to change.

Day 1
2019-11-16
Day 2
2019-11-17
Day 3
2019-11-18
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12:00
Pre-Session Registration Opens
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15:00 - 16:10
Pre-Sessions (Separate Registration Required)

Pre-session options will be announced by August 1.

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15:00
General IFTJ Registration Begins
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16:30 - 17:40
Pre-Sessions (Separate Registration Required)

Pre-session options will be announced by August 1.

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18:00
Session 1

Space for keynotes and Ignatian network speakers to share stories and challenge participants to witness and engage “Radical Hope. Prophetic Action.”

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Opening Prayer
  • Ignatian Network Speakers
  • Opening Keynote
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19:55
Break: Say Hello to Our 50+ Exhibitors!
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20:20
Large-Scale Breakout Sessions

Deepen your understanding of “Radical Hope. Prophetic Action.” by attending one of 6 breakout session topics.

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21:30
Prayer for the Jesuit Martyrs
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22:00
Reflection Time
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08:15
Session 2

Space for keynotes and Ignatian network speakers to share stories and challenge participants to witness and engage “Radical Hope. Prophetic Action.”

  • Opening Prayer
  • Ignatian Network Speakers
  • Keynote
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10:10
Break: Say Hello to Our 50+ Exhibitors!
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10:40
Breakout Session #2

Choose one of over 25 breakout session topics.

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11:30
Lunch

Enjoy lunch on your own or choose from one of the networking lunch options (coming soon).

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13:10
Breakout Session #3

Choose from one of over 25 breakout session topics.

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14:25
Session 3

Space for keynotes and Ignatian network speakers to share stories and challenge participants to witness and engage “Radical Hope. Prophetic Action.”

  • Ignatian Network Speaker
  • Policy Briefing
  • Keynote
  • Policy Briefing
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15:50
Break: Say Hello to Our 50+ Exhibitors!
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16:30
Liturgy
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17:45
Dinner

Enjoy dinner on your own

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19:15
Small Group Advocacy Trainings
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20:45
Reflection Time
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09:00
Public Witness

The public witness kicks off advocacy day and weaves together music, prayer, and elements of rallies, highlighting the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s vision of a just, peaceful, and loving world.

Location: Traffic circle in front of Union Station

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10:00
Advocacy Day

Over 1,400 participants will head to Capitol Hill to advocate for more just policies. Participants are responsible for booking their own meetings.

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