Archive for January, 2013

“Chiune Sugihara, Japan Diplomat Who Saved 6,000 Jews During Holocaust, Remembered” from Huffington Post

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27), a man once forgotten was remembered by Holocaust survivors and descendants.

“Pooling resources for local development: Tanzanian women take matters into their own hands” from UN Women

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

The United Nations is ensuring that government resources are being spent on the needs of women in several African communities.

“Building with books” from Inside Loyola

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

Enactus, a group of Loyola business students, recently traveled to Cambodia and Vietnam in an effort to use commerce for social good.

“Bike co-op recycles hope, opportunity” from Southtown Star

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

Working Bikes, a co-op on Chicago’s Southwest Side, is fixing up old bikes and sending them to Chicago non-profits and places around the world to turn misery into hope.

Building a Culture of Justice: The March Against Apathy

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 2 Comments

by Anthony Betori
Class of 2013

Loyola’s got some work to do.

If you ask the Admissions office what things are like here, I’m sure you would hear much about how green Loyola is, and indeed it is very green. Our urban sustainability initiatives are the envy of universities around the country. But…

Confessions of an Unfinished…

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

By Lauren Schwer
Director of Retreats
Campus Ministry

I want to be good at whatever I’m doing. A few months ago, I began climbing. I cannot get enough of it. I love the satisfaction of reaching the top of the wall. Over the break, I invited my mother to climb…

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Posted on: January 18th, 2013

“Kalamazoo College Establishes Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership” from Kalamazoo College

Posted on: January 18th, 2013

Find out how you can win the Kalamazoo College Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership, a biennial $25,000 prize that honors an innovative and collaborative leadership project in the pursuit of social justice and human rights anywhere in the world.

“Sowing the seeds of food security in South Sudan” from United Nations Radio

Posted on: January 18th, 2013

A new program in the Republic of South Sudan is helping vulnerable farmers to improve their livelihoods by boosting the quality of the seeds used to produce key crops.

“Veterans housing plan gains Joliet support” from Chicago Tribune

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

A project proposal gets approval in Chicago and Joliet to turn a parking lot into apartments for low-income veterans.