A Journey through the Sacred Land of Haiti
|Event Start Date||Thursday, May 3, 2012|
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Conference Room D
|Event Start Time||12:15 pm - 1:45 pm|
Three students and one alumna from the Master of Arts in Peace & Justice Studies program of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies recently journeyed on an immersion trip to Haiti. Hosted by a Claretian Catholic community and building on existing relationships with the Religious of the Sacred Heart, both in the village of Cazale approximately two hours from Port-au-Prince, the delegation focused on establishing a relationship with the community of Cazale, exchanging perspectives, and touring post-earthquake reconstruction projects implemented by Catholic Relief Services in cooperation with local communities.
Introduction: Topher McDougal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
Free and open to the public. No RSVP is needed and participants should feel free to bring a lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.
|Contact||Joan B. Kroc Institute For Peace and Justice | firstname.lastname@example.org | 619-260-7509|