Welcome to the Jesuit Social Research Institute


The Jesuit Social Research Institute works to transform the Gulf South through action research, analysis, education, and advocacy on the core issues of poverty, race, and migration. The Institute is a collaboration of Loyola University New Orleans and the Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus, rooted in the faith that does justice.


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Alabama Possible’s Barriers to Prosperity Data Sheet 2020

Alabama Possible’s 2020 Barriers to Prosperity Data Sheet reveals that Alabama is the nation’s fifth poorest state

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Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is pleased to announce the launch of a new report documenting major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LCCR Letter to Gov. Edwards Regarding Incarcerated Youth

We, along with the undersigned individuals and organizations, write to request that you take urgent action to protect the health and welfare of Louisiana’s children and families.

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