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Migration Studies

Social work faculty leads major initiative by the Jesuit Migration Network of U.S. and Canada

Maria Vidal de Haymes has been designated as the Teaching and Research Dimension Coordinator of the Jesuit Migration Network of U.S. and Canada (JMN-US/Canada). The JMN-US/Canada provides a platform for parishes, schools, universities, social centers, retreat houses, and other ministries rooted in Ignatian spirituality and tradition to come together across provinces and sectors to discuss, …
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Building Relationships, Understandings, Competencies, and Solidarity

This spring and summer Loyola BSW, MSW, Anthropology, and Stritch School of Medicine students participated in several migration-focused immersion programs with students from the Univeridad Iberoamericana-Mexico City and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, ITESO. The immersion programs took place on the Mexico/U.S. border and in Mexico City and Chicago with the …
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Sister Magda at Loyola University Chicago

Last week’s event, “Central Americans in Exodus -What Can We Do To Help?” was hosted at our WTC campus in partnership with Alianza Americas & CAFEMIN. The presenter, Sister Magda (Magdalena Silva Rentería), founder and Director of the CAFEMIN shelter for women and children in Mexico City and Coordinator of a national network of shelters …
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New Immigration Center

Center for Immigrant & Refugee Accompaniment (CIRA) In times where quality services and support for immigrant families are needed, Dr. Maria Vidal de Haymes, BSW Director and Dr. Ivan Medina have taken part of several activities in this area. Dr. Vidal de Haymes presented as a keynote speaker at the Jesuit University Network September meeting. …
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Alumni and Faculty Collaborative Effort

Indiana University School of Social Work published a special issue of Advances in Social Work focused on “Social Work with Migrants and Refugees”. The School of Social Work’s Julia Pryce (Associate Professor), Michael Kelly (Professor), Mary Lawinger ’17 and Anne Wildman ’15 published the article, “Conversation Club: A Promising Practice in Youth Mentoring of Migrants …
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