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Walking with Refugees Award Reception
(Washington, D.C.) October 20, 2016 — Fr. Kenneth J. Gavin S.J. has dedicated the past decade of his life to helping refugees and displaced people worldwide. Jesuit Refugee Service/USA will honor Fr. Gavin with the Grace Kobbe Tevis Award for Extraordinary Service during a special event at The New York Athletic Club on Dec. 1.
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Mercy in Motion: Accompany, Serve, Advocate
(Washington, D.C.) November 14, 2016 – Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan S.J., who in October was appointed interim executive director of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, recently spoke at the University of Scranton about the global refugee crisis and the global mission of JRS. He also explained why it’s essential for “mercy” to be a central part of the human experience.
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Learn more about Jesuit Refugee Service and our commitment to education
(Washington, D.C.) October 4, 2016 — The Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour is a benefit for the JRS Global Education Initiative, an effort to expand and strengthen our education programs. In 2015, Jesuit Refugee Service provided educational services to more than 141,000 people in 38 countries.
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Our Mission
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA gives help, hope, ear and voice to vulnerable people on the move by being present to and bearing witness to their plight; by relieving their human suffering and restoring hope; by addressing the root causes of their displacement and improving international responses to refugee situations.
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JRS at 35: Interactive Timeline
(Washington, D.C.) September 28, 2015 — On November 14, Jesuit Refugee Service will be 35 years old. Then, as now, the world was transfixed by images of people fleeing conflict — often via treacherous sea voyages — to seek safety and security elsewhere. In 1980, Pedro Arrupe S.J. was moved to found Jesuit Refugee Service.
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35th anniversary honorees united to help vulnerable people
(Washington, D.C.) November 11, 2015 — This Saturday, November 14, Jesuit Refugee Service will mark our anniversary. To commemorate 35 years of accompaniment, service and advocacy with and on behalf of refugees and forcibly displaced people, JRS/USA will host an awards dinner in December to honor three individuals who are separated by geography but united in dedication.
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