Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Student Development

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

November 3-5, 2018
Washington, D.C.


The annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) gathers members of the Ignatian Family in solidarity to learn, reflect, pray, network, and advocate in the context of social justice. Participants from Jesuit schools, parishes, and social ministries are empowered, re-energized, inspired, challenged, and supported by a community that sees faith and justice integrally linked. After two days of learning about justice issues, the 1000+ IFTJ participants will head to Capitol Hill to share stories and facts and to ask for more just policies with their elected officials.

For more details on the Teach-In, see the Ignatian Solidarity Network site.

Through a joint effort of Community Service & Action and Campus Ministry, Loyola sends up to 15 students to the IFTJ each year. Students must apply to attend the event and must meet program requirements. Those accepted to attend are responsible for a participation fee of $150, which covers flight, lodging, and registration. On the trip, students are responsible for meals and incidental costs.

The IFTJ 2018 application is now live. Applications are due by NOON on Wednesday, September 19th.

Contact serve@luc.edu with questions.