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Ignatian Day of Reflection: Immigration, Justice, and Community
October 18, 2014 | 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall
Registration reserved for SCU students.
Registration fee: $5 (Lunch included)
Co-sponsored by Campus Ministry
Jonathan Salim is a staff member and recent graduate of Santa Clara University. He graduated in 2013 with Bachelor's degrees in economics and political science. Shortly after graduating, Jonathan began working at the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, where he mainly assists with the Center's external relations. In the fall, he will begin graduate studies in economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Anna Sampaio serves as Associate Professor in the Ethnic Studies and Political Science Departments (by courtesy), as well as Interim Director of Latin American Studies at Santa Clara University. She teaches and researches in the areas of Latina/o politics, immigration, gender, ethnic and racial politics, post-colonialism, and transnationalism. With Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez she edited Transnational Latina/o Communities: Politics, Processes, Cultures and is currently working a new book project on the impact of post 9-11 immigration policies on the lives of Latino/a immigrants. Prior to joining Santa Clara University she served on the faculty of Rutgers University and the University of Colorado Denver.
Jake Schneider has served as the Director of the Immersions Program with the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara Univeristy since June of 2013. His primary responsibilities include the coordination of immersion opportunities, as well as the education, formation and accompaniment of student immersion groups as they explore questions of social justice, simplicity, deepening spirituality, and vocation. Jake brings a passion for holistic education and the integration of experiential learning with academic life. He received his B.A. from the University of San Diego in Physics and Theological and Religious studies and went on to complete a Masters of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) at Boston College. Prior to joining the Ignatian Center team, Jake was serving as a Jesuit Volunteer in Santiago, Chile where he taught in a Catholic grade school and worked with an outreach program for at-risk youth.