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Serving faith, promoting justice

The Jesuit Social Research Institute works to transform the Gulf South through action research, analysis, education, and advocacy on the core issues of poverty, race, and migration. The Institute is a collaboration of Loyola University New Orleans and the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus, rooted in the faith that does justice.

Banner Photo: Donna DeCesare. Jocotenango, Guatemala, 2001. 

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Legislatures Protect Business that Preys on the Poor

Alabama and Louisiana legislatures defeated legislation this session to cap payday loans at 36% annual percentage rate (APR).

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Inside Jesuit Justice: A Forty- Year Journey into the Public Square

Jesuits articulated the mission of faith and justice most dramatically in the 1970s, following two major Catholic events.

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JSRI Economic Policy Specialist Position

The Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI), College of Social Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for the position of Economic Policy Specialist holding non tenure track faculty rank as professional staff of the Institute.

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