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Upcoming Border Immersion Opportunities from Mercy Justice Team

Two immersion delegations to the U.S.–Mexico border are being planned by the Mercy Justice Team for which the broad Mercy family is invited to consider participation. Teachers, administrators, board members and parent leaders might consider taking part in one of the experiences.

June 4-9, 2023, El Paso, Texas, United States/Juárez, CI, Mexico, hosted by the Columban Mission Center. Special focus will be on U.S. policies that contribute to migration’s root causes. Click here for details.

October 1-6, 2023, Rio Grande Valley, South Texas (McAllen), hosted by ARISE and its Mercy associates. Special focus will be on ARISE’s community organizing work. Click here for details.

For more information, including video and blog posts from recent participants, click here. We also invite you to read a reflection by Kari Sims, Director of Service-Learning & Leadership at Mercy Academy in Louisville, Kentucky: Mi Hogar – My Home. Click here for the application. Contact the Mercy Justice Team at with any questions.

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