Stories of Accompaniment

Community Health and the Common Good

BY BRIDGET KELLEY, MELROSE, MA, ARTS AND LETTERS MAJOR, CLASS OF 2022

The different lenses through which our members viewed the world and viewed public health allowed us to process what we did each day in a way that brought power and clarity to the often-heavy topics that we discussed. 

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U.S. Health Care Policy and Poverty Seminar

BY KYLE MOON, COLUMBUS, OH, SCIENCE-BUSINESS, CLASS OF 2022

The health care debate is not merely political, but rather, deeply personal because of its impact on those all around us. In this way, the Seminar’s emphasis on Catholic social teaching reminds us that we are called in solidarity to uphold the rights of others, including the right to affordable, accessible, and equitable health care.

 

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Appalachia Seminar - Bethlehem Farm

BY AIDAN CROWLEY, YORBA LINDA, CA, NEUROSCIENCE AND BEHAVIOR, CLASS OF 2021

More than just the memories, I will take what I learned from my time at the Farm and use it to motivate me to go out into the world and be a force for good, effecting concrete change while appreciating the narratives of those around me, steeped in serenity and beauty.

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Appalachia Seminar

BY CLAIRE SOFRONAS, NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ, BUSINESS WITH MINORS IN PEACE STUDIES AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, CLASS OF 2021

It was a beautiful view, but I think it was made all the more special in knowing how much the view meant to Johnny and how thrilled he was to be able to share it with us.

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APPALACHIA SEMINAR

BY BRITTANY BENNINGER, NEW YORK, NY, ECONOMICS, CLASS OF 2019

CST reminds me that in giving we receive: whether it be a new perspective on a social justice issue, a new list of books and people to learn from, or a new way to show others compassion in your everyday life, serving others gives to you.

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REALITIES OF RACE SEMINAR: ST. LOUIS AND CHICAGO

BY ABBY FERGUSON, HOUSTON, TX, GENDER STUDIES AND PSYCHOLOGY, CLASS OF 2019

The Realities of Race seminar is different than the Appalachian seminars in that we are not going somewhere to provide a service, we are going to learn, discuss, and try to understand the impact of race in our society today. 

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URBAN PLUNGE 2018: PORTLAND

BY TERESE SCHOMOGYI, TACOMA, WA, POLITICAL SCIENCE, CLASS OF 2020

I explored issues of poverty and homelessness through the eyes of Catholic social tradition during my Urban Plunge immersion in Portland, Ore, in January 2018.

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April 2021

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Application Deadline | McNeill Leadership Fellows Program
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

May 2021

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CST Research Seminar
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 9:45am
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Labor Café | The Paid Leave Priority
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Just Wage Forum 2021 | Just Wage is Not Excessive (Virtual)
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 1:00pm to Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 12:45pm

June 2021

July 2021

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Just Wage Forum 2021 | Series Conclusion (Virtual)
Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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