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Networking globally for justice

31 October 2015
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José Ignacio García and Paula Sendín The Society of Jesus, especially through the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES), strives to respond to the call of General Congregation 35 (2008) to “establish advocacy links of mutual support between those who hold political power and those who find it difficult to voice their interests… setting...
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Edujesuit: Communicating and collaborating on the right to quality education

15 October 2015
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Paula Sendín The right to a life-long learning quality education for every person without any discrimination is the challenge taken up by the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN)-Education, a right to quality education network and collaboration of Jesuit organizations joining efforts and resources to respond to this challenge. Understanding the overarching importance of communication...
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Inheritance and commitment to Fe y Alegría: The forest passion of José María Vélaz, SJ

31 October 2013
La escuela de Fe y Alegría, San Javier del Valle, en Mérida, Venezuela. Foto des: porunmundomejor.com;  José María Vélaz, SJ (1910-1985). Foto des: Fe y Alegría Venezuela

Joseba Lazcano, SJ José María Vélaz SJ, founder of Fe y Alegría, showed great passion in transforming education from a general process – education for all – to a more individual-centric approach, incorporating education for life, job training, agricultural education, and reflecting his passion for the forest. Two years ago, the ecological and forest...
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Buen Vivir of the youth in the People’s Summit

16 July 2012
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Franclim Brito, SJ and Renato Costa The Society of Jesus in Brazil organised a workshop activity during the People’s Summit at Rio+20 last 21 June 2012 entitled “La juventud quiere el Buen Vivir,” loosely translated as “the youth want the right to a good life.”  Three Jesuit institutions jointly prepared this workshop: Fe y...
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Four glimpses of the People’s Summit

22 June 2012
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Jaime Tatay FE Y ALEGRIA Fe y Alegria (FyA) is a “Movement for Integral Popular Education and Social Development.”  This movement directs its activities to the most impoverished and excluded sectors of the population, in order to empower them in their personal development and their participation in society.  FyA was born in Venezuela in...
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