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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.

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The Monstrous Elegance of White Supremacy

"Meanwhile, racism, elegant, lovely, monstrous, carries on." -Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Catholic Leaders Lament Obstacles to Medicaid Expansion

Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J. discusses the need for Medicaid expansion in the Gulf South with America Magazine.

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Kids in Crisis: The surge of unaccompanied immigrant children to the border

A humanitarian crisis of epic proportion is unfolding along the U.S.-Mexico border. Since October of last year 52,000 children have been apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing into the U.S. without family members.

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