Past Events

Define American: A Human Face of Illegal Immigration
April 25, 2013
Featuring Special Guest Jose Antonio Vargas

Lifeweek Participants

Day of Prayer: Candlelight Vigil and Mass
September 25, 2013

San Diego March for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (Downtown San Diego)

October 5, 2013

March with Participants

Dialogue on Compassion and Immigration Reform

October 8, 2013
Featuring special guest Francisco Mena, Executive Director of Christians for Peace in El Salvador

Preferential Option for the Poor and Vulnerable through the Lens of Immigration and Immigration Reform
October 22, 2013
Featuring Father Neil Wilkinson, S.J., Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish

Campus Day of Action for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Special Guest: Congressman Scott Peters

Day of Action Panel

“Which Way Home”
November 21, 2013
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
School of Leadership and Education Studies (SOLES)
Warren Auditorium
Film followed by Panel discussion


This Social Issues Conference Event co-sponsored by Council for the Advancement of Catholic Social Thought, the Center for Christian Spirituality, Center for Community Service Learning, Social Issues Conference Committee and the Changemaker Hub.

Tijuana Day Trip
December 7, 2013
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Spend an unforgettable day learning from our neighbors. Be transformed. See the world with new eyes.
For more information or to sign up, contact Erin Bishop at

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

December 8, 2013
7:00 p.m.
The Immaculata
All are welcome to this wonderful USD tradition. The festive, bi-lingual Mass honoring the importance of Guadalupe to our region, will be proceeded by a special dinner in the University Center as well as procession to the Immaculata. Co-sponsored by MEChA and AChA, the Mass will be followed by a reception of Mexican hot chocolate, pan dulce, and a performance of ballet folklorico. The entire evening will include special prayers for the passage of compassionate immigration reform as well as for all those who are impacted by the current immigration system.

Letter Writing Campaign to their Congressional and Senate Representatives
November 14, 2013
Co-sponsored by Associated Students

 Reform Tabling Participants

Student Affairs Division Gathering: Compassionate Immigration Reform and Dream Act Students
December 13, 2013
Featuring Father Neil Wilkinson, S.J., Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish and USD student Paola Carrasco