2014 JSRI Advocacy Efforts

February 7-8, 2014: Anti-Racism Workshop
The Jesuit Social Research Institute hosted a two day workshop led by members of Pax Christi for Loyola University students, faculty, and staff members. Efforts established at the workshop are ongoing. 

August 5, 2014: The Catholic Teach-In on the Child Migrant Crisis and Its Causes 
The Jesuit Social Research Institute organized an informative evening covering historical background of Central America, Catholic teachings on migration, prayer, and personal testimony of recent New Orleans immigrants. 150 community members were in attendance and the event was covered by national and local media outlets. 

September 15, 2014: Tattoos on the Heart, an Evening with the Rev. Gregory Boyle, SJ
The Jesuit Social Research Institute collaborated with the University Honors program to host Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ on Loyola's campus. Fr. Boyle shared stories from his book Tattoos on the Heart as well as personal testimony from his time at Homeboy Industries.