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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: New Orleans homeowners who had their homes rebuilt by immigrant workers after Hurricane Katrina gather in support of immigration reform on the 8th anniversary of Katrina (2013).  

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Dr. Alex Mikulich on "Health Issues"

Dr. Mikulich recently appeared on "Health Issues Television" to discuss hyper-incarceration and racism with Christopher Sylvain.

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Michael's Journey

More than 57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed America’s southern border this year, fleeing violence in search of a new home. This is the story of one of them.

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Catholic Teach-In on Child Refugee Crisis Makes Headlines

On August 5, 2014 the Jesuit Social Research Institute held the Catholic Teach-In on the Child Refugee Crisis and Its Causes. If you were unable to join us please take a look at some of the local and national coverage about this event.

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