A Journey through the Sacred Land of Haiti
Date and Time
Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Conference Room D
San Diego, CA 92110
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)
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.
Joan B. Kroc Institute For Peace and Justice