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Students for Life Present L.I.F.E. Week, April 23-28

The University of San Diego's Students for Life organization will host its 12th annual Life Is For Everyone (L.I.F.E.) Week April 23-28 with events each day to celebrate the dignity of life.The University of San Diego's Students for Life organization will host its 12th annual Life Is For Everyone (L.I.F.E.) Week April 23-28 with events each day to celebrate the dignity of life.

Recognition of the preciousness, value, respect and human dignity of life will be celebrated April 23-28 at the University of San Diego as the 12th annual L.I.F.E. (Life is For Everyone) Week is hosted by USD's University Ministry-sponsored Students for Life organization.

The purpose of this weeklong celebration is to educate the USD community on life issues and, as a Catholic university, to express an appreciation for our self-worth while recognizing and supporting the worth and goodness inherent in all those we encounter, especially the vulnerable.

Each day of L.I.F.E. Week spotlights a different life issue: Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Human Trafficking, Mental Health, Abortion, Hunger/Homelessness, and this year, the campus community can participate in a special Race for Life 5K run/walk on April 28.

The daily events, according to the Students for Life leadership team, offer speakers, service opportunities and prayer experiences. A photo contest is now open for voting as there is an exhibit display now in the Hahn University Center foyer. USD students can vote for one favorite photo.

Here’s the complete list of L.I.F.E. Week events:

Monday, April 23: Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Where to Draw the Line. 6 p.m., UC Forum B.

Please join us for a presentation on drug and alcohol abuse! The event will feature John Redman and Tony Hoffman, each with their perspective on drug and alcohol abuse. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, April 24: Spirituality is Served: Human Trafficking, 5:30-7 p.m., UC Forum C.

Students for Life hosts the monthly Spirituality is Served event, which this month consists of a discussion and dialogue surrounding the issue of human trafficking. The event will feature two speakers, a packaging event for survivors of human trafficking, and a boutique to support survivors. Dinner will be served.

Wednesday, April 25: Mental Health Fair, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maher and Immaculata Lawn.

Please join us for a Students for Life Mental Health Fair! Come and get some resources from USD’s Center for Health and Wellness Promotion. Make a stress ball, and take a break away from school and stress!

Wednesday, April 25: Rosary and Mass for Peace for Life, 8:30-10 p.m., Founders Chapel.

Join us for a Rosary for Life at 8:30 pm in Founders Chapel, followed by the 9 p.m. Mass for Peace for Life Issues. Following Mass, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will be served.

Thursday, April 26: PB and Jammin’, 12:15-2 p.m., Student Life Pavilion’s Plaza Mayor.

Come join us to help make sandwiches and lunches for men, women and children who are in need of assistance.

Saturday, April 28: Race for Life 5K Run/Walk, 8-10 a.m., Kit Carson Park, Escondido.

Students for Life is participating in the Turning Point Organization’s Race for Life 5K Run/Walk at Kit Carson Park in Escondido. If interested, please email: usdstudentsforlife@gmail.com. Registration is free and Students for Life will provide transportation. Meet at UC 238 at 7 a.m.

Contact:

USD News Center
news@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4681