The Laureate and Finalists for the 2021 Opus Prize, which recognizes leaders and organizations working on long-term, local solutions to address poverty and injustice, were all Jesuit ministries.
Subject Area: Immigration
Joanna Williams has been named the next executive director of the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), a binational humanitarian aid ministry serving migrants on both sides of the U.S.- Mexico bordet.
Fr. Sean Carroll, SJ, longtime executive director of the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), a binational ministry that provides humanitarian assistance to migrants at the border in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, will step down in March of 2021.
June 16, 2020 — On June 9 and 10, for two hours each evening, Jesuit ministries in Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma, Washington, hosted a virtual prayer vigil calling for support of and financial relief for undocumented workers in Washington State during COVID-19.
August 3, 2020 — Homeboy Industries has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize and will receive a $2.5 million dollar award.
The mission of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.
July 22, 2020 — Pope Francis declared Fr. Eusebio Kino, SJ, founder of more than 20 missions during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, venerable on July 10 — bringing him a step closer to sainthood.
January 6, 2020 — This National Migration Week, Jesuit leaders urge us to support and advocate for migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
December 6, 2019 — When 270 Jesuits West leaders gathered this September for a Province-wide workshop, Provincial Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ, challenged the group to flex its “Jesuit muscle” against injustice.
High Schoolers Advocate for Education Access for Undocumented Students