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Global Outreach

Student Overlooking City

What is GO!?

The mission of Global Outreach is to engage with, be challenged by, and further evolve the global relationships. Through these relationships, students understand and wrestle with social justice, solidarity, spirituality, and their Jesuit education. We seek to nurture civically-minded leaders for a global society who work for justice and solidarity in the world while being committed to lifelong learning and holistic transformation. As a program, we value sustainable relationships, anti-racism, solidarity, environmentalism and sustainability, community engagement, global citizenship, cultural exchange, education, and multiculturalism. 

We run projects on three cycles: winter, spring, and summer. Each project is led by a team leader and has ten spots for participants. In addition to the team leader, teams will be accompanied by a project chaperone. Teams meet for formation processes that support development toward engagement activities and give students the tools they need to work authentically with their community.

Interested in Global Outreach? 

For the Spring 2021 cycle,  we are pleased to offer five projects: three remote and two in-person projects located in New York City. 

The three remote immersions are:

  • GO! Remote - Dominican Republic: Immigration and migration in the Dominican Republic. with Caribbean Social Immersion Program.

  • GO! Remote - El Salvador: History of El Salvador/migration/Jesuit education in El Salvador, with Crispaz.

  • GO! Remote - Chicago: Anti-racism through the LGBTQ+ lens, with the Brother Darst Center in Chicago.

Teams will meet with partners via Zoom for pairs of modules throughout their formation. 

The two in-person immersions are: 

  • GO! NY - Bronx is Blooming: Environmentalism in the Bronx, with the Bronx is Blooming.

  • GO! NY - Housing Insecurity Post Coronavirus: NYC housing insecurity & homelessness, with a variety of partners..

Teams will work with partners one weekend in February, one weekend in March, and one weekend in April.


Interested? Apply for a Spring Project! The application will close Monday, January 4, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST. Applicants will then be contacted by a project leader for a brief interview. Teams will begin meeting mid-January.
 

Global Outreach female student posing during service project

 

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