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Regis College Fall Faculty Conference October 2, 2009: Resources

Recommended Resources from Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love

Online Resources:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has a wonderful college outreach program. offers compelling stories, resources, videos, webinars, etc. concerning global peace and justice work. Archived webcasts include sessions on engaging young people in global solidarity issues. The Global Solidarity Network brings CRS staff into interaction with students in order “to help students expand their ideas of ‘Who is my neighbor?’” according to Kevin Kostic of CRS. .

Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (CRS/ USCCB). The Catholics Confront Global Poverty campaign includes information, resources, and inspiring stories of responses to pressing global challenges.

The Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS/USA)  covers refugee stories, studies, and news of JRS activities around the world, including the moving monthly “Praying With Refugees” reflections and a refugee education module.

The Catholic Peacebuilding Network highlights global peacebuilding efforts.

The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change includes faith imperatives on environmental stewardship, social justice concerns with the poor who are hurt the most by climate change, resources and action opportunities.

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities information about the annual Jesuit Justice conference.

Justice in Jesuit Higher Education provides justice research, resources, syllabi and initiatives at Jesuit colleges and universities.

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities provides justice resources and sessions at their annual conference.

University partnerships with Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good includes their convention resources


Korgen, J. (2007). Solidarity Will Transform the World: Stories of Hope from Catholic Relief Services. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.


Cabrini College is developing The Institute for Catholic Social Justice Education, to aid faculty development in social justice through solidarity travel, scholar activist promotion, teaching materials, and a conference on social justice pedagogy.