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A Journey through the Sacred Land of Haiti

Event Start DateThursday, May 3, 2012
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Conference Room D
Event Start Time12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
CostCost: Free

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

Jeanette Gonzalez (delegation leader)
Anne Chmilewski
Justine Darling, '11
Monica Wanjiku Kinyua

Free and open to the public. No RSVP is needed and participants should feel free to bring a lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.

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