On Saturday, October 28, 2023, Monique Trusclair Maddox, CEO of the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation and Chair of the foundation’s Board of Directors, will present the opening keynote address at the 2023 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Trusclair Maddox is a descendant of individuals enslaved by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and sold in 1838 to save Georgetown University from financial ruin.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) Board of Directors has unanimously voted to welcome Teresa Cariño Petersen and Julie Fissinger each for a three year term beginning July 1, 2023.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Legacy of the Martyrs Award—Catholic Mobilizing Network.
On the third anniversary of Title 42, Jesuit organizations denounce continued use of the policy & attacks on asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
On Tuesday, March 21st, the Jesuit Migration Network and people seeking asylum in Nogales will hold “We Say Welcome,” a press conference and binational solidarity event to mark three years of the U.S. government using Title 42 to restrict asylum under the pretext of COVID restrictions.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Robert M. Holstein Faith Doing Justice Award—Ellie Hidalgo and Jack Raslowsky.
ISN continues to call on Congress to provide a permanent legislative solution that provides DACA recipients with protection from deportation and a path to citizenship.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network welcomed three new staff members—Grace Adams, serving as Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance coordinator, Clarissa Aljentera, serving as director of Education for Justice, and Jorge Palacios, serving as migration coordinator for youth engagement.
The ISN Board of Directors welcomes Mike Barkley, Barry Gilman, Christopher Kellerman S.J., Deborale Richardson-Phillips & Nicky Santos S.J.
In partnership with the family of Moira Erin O’Donnell, the Ignatian Solidarity Network announces the 2022 recipients of the Moira Erin O’Donnell Emerging Leaders for Justice Award: James Havey (Marquette University ‘11) and Amanda Montez (Loyola Marymount University ‘15).
Commemorating eighteen years as an organization promoting a faith that does justice, the Ignatian Solidarity Network announces the 2022 Ignite: A Celebration of Justice to be held on April 27, 2022, in New York City. Honorees will include Fr. Bryan Massingale and Marie Dennis.
On Friday, September 25, 2020, members of the global Jesuit and broader Catholic network will gather virtually in prayer during "Breathing Together: Global Ignatian Prayer Vigil for the Season of Creation."
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020 the Ignatian Solidarity Network will host the virtual Ignite: A Celebration of Justice, honoring faith and justice leaders including Fr. John Baumann, S.J., and Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S.
On August 6, 2020, the Ignatian Solidarity Network launched the Voting as an Act of Love campaign, encouraging the Jesuit and broader Catholic network to exercise the right and responsibility to vote for candidates and issues that support the common good and concern for the most vulnerable people in our society.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network responds to the Department of Homeland Security's memorandum undermining the dignity of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program participants and their families.
The Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision that the Trump Administration cannot immediately carry out its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Next week, Catholics around the world will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical letter Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home through prayer, education, and online activities.
ISN, with fellow faith leaders, urges the Supreme Court to delay a decision on DACA until it considers the current national and global reality of COVID-19.
ISN has launched the Faces of DACA campaign, exploring the impact of the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
During the 2020 Lenten season, the Ignatian Solidarity Network will bring together more than forty contributors from the national Jesuit and broader Catholic network for a Lenten series titled Radical Hope exploring a response to systemic injustice from a Catholic perspective.
ISN Director of Advancement
Ignatian Solidarity Network staff are available to speak about topics including:
- Relationship between social justice, Jesuits, and Ignatian Spirituality;
- Pope Francis and his emphasis on social justice;
- Immigration and environmental justice through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching;
- Catholic engagement in social justice activism and advocacy;
- Youth and young adult Catholics engagement with social justice, etc.;
- Lay leadership in the Catholic Church
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The Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) is a national social justice network inspired by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola. ISN was founded in 2004 and is a lay-led 501(c)3 organization working in partnership with Jesuit universities, high schools, and parishes, along with many other Catholic institutions and social justice partners.