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A Guide to Virtual Advocacy

Cinthia Padilla-Ortiz is no stranger to advocacy meetings. As a DACA recipient and community activist, she has met with state and U.S. Congressional representatives from her home state of Tennessee and has lobbied for immigration reform on Capitol Hill. But coronavirus has forced these typical avenues for advocacy online.

Ignatian Family Cries Out for Racial Justice

“As a black man living in America, the video of George Floyd’s suffocation cues unhealed experiences with police in this country and makes me less optimistic that change between the Black community and the police will soon change,” writes Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, for the Jesuit Post. “Being Black in America should not mean we walk in fear of death. But it does. It should not mean we have less access to breath. But it does.”

Jesuits Welcome Supreme Court Ruling on DACA and Call for Further Legislation

June 18, 2020 — In a landmark ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court maintained the DACA program, ensuring that recipients and newly qualified applicants will continue to receive legal protections. The news sparked an outpouring on social media, as DACA recipients, politicians and religious leaders affirmed that “home is here.” “As our students, parishioners and …

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St. Ignatius Parish

St. Ignatius Parish is a strong community of families, single professionals, empty nesters, retirees, Catholics, and others who aspire to do great things for God and others.

PICO Network

A national network of faith-based community organizations working to create innovative solutions to problems facing urban, suburban, and rural communities. Since 1972 PICO has successfully worked to increase access to health care, improve public schools, make neighborhoods safer, build affordable housing, redevelop communities, and revitalize democracy.

Jesuit Social Research Institute

Rooted in the faith that does justice, 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.

Kino Border Initiative-Mexico

The Kino Border Initiative (KBI) is a binational organization that works in the area of migration and is located in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The KBI was inaugurated in January of 2009 by six organizations from the United States and Mexico.

Kino Border Initiative-USA

The Kino Border Initiative (KBI) is a binational organization that works in the area of migration and is located in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The KBI was inaugurated in January of 2009 by six organizations from the United States and Mexico.