Commitment to Justice Conference 2021
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Fr. Arturo Sosa’s Opening Address
 (at 16minJune 8, 2021
welcome by Dr. John DeGioia  
responses from Drs. Debra Mooney, Robert Kelly, Margaret Freije

Spirituality and Justice in Jesuit Higher Education June 10, 2021
introduction by Dr. Erin Cline
presentation by Fr. Thomas Smolich, SJ

Racial Justice and the Mission of Jesuit Higher Education June 14, 2021
introduction by Ray Shiu
panelists Drs. Keesha Middlemass,  Yohuru Williams and Mélisande Short-Colomb with Dr. Karsonya Whitehead, moderator.

Immigration and the Call to Justice  June 16, 2021
introduction by Dr. Jennifer Woolard
panelists José Cabrera, Joan Rosenhauer, Joanna Williams with Dr.
 Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, moderator

Women in Leadership and the Call to Justice  June 22, 2021
introduced by Dr. Patricia Grant
panelists Drs Margo Heydt, Michele Murray, Stephanie Russell, and Tania Tetlow with Dr. Erika Kirby, moderator

Environmental Justice and the Mission June 24, 2021
introduction by Nareg Kuyumjian, presentation by Dr. Nancy Tuchman,

Key Notes 

The History of Decree 14: The Situation of Women in Church and Civil Society

Dr. Margo Heydt, Associate Professor, Social Work, Xavier University

A New Ignatian Virtue Necessary for Promoting Justice and the UAPs: Cura Propria

Debra Mooney, Ph.D., Chief Mission Officer, Xavier University

Video Posters

Jesuit Higher Education in a mental Health Crisis: Balancing Justice for Self and Others

Marcus Mescher, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Theology, Xavier University

Justice Conference - 2021

Diane CEO-DeFrancesco, Ph.D., Faculty Director, Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning Professor, Department of Classics and Modern Languages, Xavier University
Sean Rhiney, J.D., Director, Eigel Center, Xavier University

Using an Ignatian Communal Discernment Mindset

Debra Mooney, Ph.D., Chief Mission Officer, Xavier University
Connie Perme, Chief Human Resources Officer, Xavier University
Dan McDonald S.J., Midwest Provincial Assistant for Higher Education 

Entering Through Their Door

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Kathleen McGarvey Hidy, J.D., Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, Stephen S. Smith Center Professorship, Xavier University
Jamie Kralovec, M.A., M.U.P., Associate Director for Mission Integration, School of Continuing Studies, Georgetown University

Entering Through Their Door: Perspectives on Cultivating a Just Society through the Moral and Spiritual Formation of Professional and Continuing Education Students at Jesuit Universities.

Justice in Teacher Preparation

Delane Bender-Slack, Ph.D., Education, Xavier University
Lauren Angelone, Ph.D., Education, Xavier University

I Will Tear Down My Barns - Ancient Catholic Social Teaching

Thomas Strunk, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Classics, Xavier University

Discerning through the Wesleyan Quadrilateral: Diversity, Social Justice, and Ethical Decision-Making

Margo Heydt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Social Work Department, Xavier University
Timothy Severyn, Adjunct Faculty, Theology Department, Xavier University

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