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Political Science and International Relations

Title

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
Message

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

Panelists:
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.

ContactJoan B. Kroc Institute For Peace and Justice | ipj@sandiego.edu | 619-260-7509