Loyola University Chicago student, Maura Rocks, recently landed an internship with the Alderwoman’s office in Chicago’s 50th ward and gained valuable knowledge of and experience with local government and public service.
Archive for July, 2013
Chicago child advocates have banned together to ask the United Nations to review the recent school closings as a violation of children’s rights.
UNICEF’s 2012 Annual Report was recently released describing several important “firsts” – including the first year ever that India has been polio-free.
Two internationally-known rival Honduran gangs have begun a peace process to mediate their conflicts, stop their crimes, and cease the violent acts they have committed.
United Methodist Women from Florida joined CIW members and allies in action against Publix to encourage Publix to support the Fair Food movement. This interfaith collaboration highlights the momentum and strength of the movement.
More than 90 Catholic university leaders urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, saying that their faith “values the human dignity and worth of all immigrants.”
Check out a new online exhibit, “Practical Work,” to explore how women reformers in Chicago tried to protect and reform criminal women and delinquent children at the turn of the twentieth century. “Practical Work” is sponsored by the Women and Leadership Archives and the Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership at Loyola University Chicago.
President Obama met with Loyola University Chicago’s 1963 NCAA Championship basketball team who knocked down longstanding racial barriers in college sports.
The Northern California Innocence Project at the Santa Clara University School of Law reaches beyond the classroom to set the wrongly convicted free and has been doing so for over 10 years.
The National Catholic Reporter reports on the work of Loyola’s Vietnam Center in learning about tropical diseases and educating and treating local residents affected by them.