Drop-In Sessions Week Two - 21-Day Ignatian Racial Equity Challenge

The 21-Day Ignatian Racial Equity Challenge hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network has begun and runs through Sunday, February 21, 2021.  Join any time at 21-Day Ignatian Racial Equity Challenge, or fill in the Fairfield University Registration Form. 

Here is information about drop-in sessions this week where we can gather to discuss the Challenge: 

Week Two

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Join Prof. Paul Lakeland, Director of the Center for Catholic Studies, in a student-focused dialogue on how the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching informs and challenges the Catholic Church’s record on racial justice, including some insights from Pope Francis’s later letter, Fratelli Tutti, on political love and the importance of dialogue in forming social friendship.

Zoom Link:  https://Fairfield.zoom.us/j/97305597494

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Join Campus Ministry which will open the space to an honest and vulnerable conversation about how the Catholic Church, the Society of Jesus, and Jesuit Colleges and Universities have been complicit in the U.S.’s original sin of slavery, segregation, and racism.

Zoom link:  https://Fairfield.zoom.us/j/7647577947

Thursday, February 11, 2021 – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Join CT-ACE Women’s Network to discuss the overall experience with the Challenge and the day’s topic, a culture of white supremacy.

Zoom link:  https://Fairfield.zoom.us/j/97334192693

Friday, February 12, 2021 – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Join Alpha Sigma Nu (ASN) to discuss the day’s theme of "A Culture of White Supremacy: Jesuit Institutions, Slavery and Equity."

Zoom link:  https://Fairfield.zoom.us/j/96253546832

Watch this space for information about Week Three’s drop-in sessions.

This Challenge leads up to our Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. with Cristina Beltrán. This Challenge brings our Fairfield community together as one way to reflect on and advance our Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Mission Statement.  For further readings to compliment the 21-Day Challenge, please visit our DiMenna-Nyselius Library Antiracist Resource Guide.

This 21-Day Challenge is supported by the MLK Convocation Committee, Center for Social Impact, Center for Catholic Studies, Campus Ministry, Office of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, CT-ACE Fairfield Chapter, and Alpha Sigma Nu.

For further questions, please contact Jocelyn M. Boryczka, Associate Vice Provost for Scholarly, Creative, and Community Engagement, at jboryczka@fairfield.edu.





Related Web Site : https://www.fairfield.edu/mlk/

For more information, contact Kim Baer / ext. 2292 / kbaer@fairfield.edu