Archive for May, 2013

“Loyola Chicago students volunteer with refugees”

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

Jesuit Refugee Services reports on the work being done through Loyola’s student group – Refugee Outreach – in partnership with Catholic Charities in Chicago.

“Asean Johnson, 9-Year-Old Boy, Captivates Crowds At Chicago School Closings Protest”

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

Asean Johnson advocated for justice at a rally opposing the massive school closures in Chicago.

“Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel’s Backing in the Senate”

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws opening the most significant immigration policy changes in decades to discussion in the full Senate.

“Oklahoma Tornado: Stories of Survival and Hope”

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

Amidst the stories of tragedy, ABC recorded a segment highlighting the stories of triumph and hope in tornado-torn Oklahoma.

“Pulitzer Center 2013 Student Fellows Announced”

Posted on: May 13th, 2013

Congratulations to LUC junior, Shirley Coenen, who was named one of the Pulitzer Center’s 2013 fellows. She will travel to Chile to report on the relations between the government and youth as part of her fellowship.

Gone for the summer!

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

The “Student Voices” blog section will take a break during the summer. Posts from Loyola students dedicated to living social justice will resume in the fall. Have a great summer!

“Catholic leaders host first Indiana Poverty Summit”

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

Catholic leaders met at the first-ever Indiana Poverty Summit to encourage change at the community level in order to fight poverty.

“Five Questions for Nancy Schwartzman about a Smartphone App to alert your friends when you feel at risk”

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

An interview with Nancy Schwartzman, the creator of the “Circle of 6” app, about her award-winning app and its stance against sexual assault.

“Justice & Peace Conference sponsored by Loyola groups this summer in Kenya”

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

This summer, The Provost Office for Social Justice Initiatives along with several other groups at Loyola, will co-sponsor a conference […]

“The Interrupters wins Malott Prize for Recording Community Activism”

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

The Chicago-based film, The Interrupters, has won a prestigious award for its depiction of people striving to make a significant difference in their local community.