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50 Creighton Students Attend National Teach-In on Social Justice Issues

Creighton Students Attend National Teach-In on Social Justice Issues

Fifty Creighton University students are among students from all 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and Jesuit high schools who will attend an Ignatian Family Teach–In for Justice in Washington, D. C. Nov. 13-15.

A send-off blessing will be held Friday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at Deglman Circle on campus.

This year’s event, sponsored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network, will focus on discussions of immigration reform, environmental justice/climate change and the closing of the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation in Ft. Benning, Ga. and include prayer and meetings with elected officials.

You can follow the Creighton participants on their blog at http://ccsj.blogspot.com/

The event commemorates the killing of six Jesuits in El Salvador 21 years ago. Information on the Ignatian Solidarity Network is available at http://http://www.ignatiansolidarity.net/