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Students travel to DC for Ignation Family Teach-In

During the weekend of November 3-5, a group of 12 students (Kevin Garcia (12), Gabriela Gomez Samano (12), Evelin Acuna Perez (12), Zaray Reyes (12), Daisy Villafuerte (12), Javier Castillo (11), Jose Reynoso (11), Emmanuel Rosales (11), Stacey Delgado (10), Emelece Hernandez (10), Daisy Puntos (10), and Monzerrath Segura (10)) traveled to Washington D.C. with Ms. Rocio Juarez and Ms. Ana Garcia to attend the Ignation Family Teach –In for Justice Conference. At the conference, the students were able to listen and have conversations with students that came from Jesuit high schools, colleges, and other institutions from North America. The main topics that were covered were Mass Incarceration and Immigration.

Daisy Villafuerte said that her experience, “taught me that there are injustices in my neighborhood and that I am able to make a change.”

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Cristo Rey featured in America Magazine

America Magazine, the Jesuit Faith and Culture, puts the spotlight on Cristo Rey in its October 29 issue with eight-year CWSP partner BMO Harris Bank and two of our leaders of tomorrow, alums Cristina Garcia Chambers ('07) and Edwin Flores ('08).  

Cristo Rey was also featured in the October 1 issue, which highlighted Winston & Strawn and Steve Schulte, a CWSP partner with us for 19 years. Steve's support reaches even beyond Winston & Strawn to his family's GOLF (Greater Organization for the Less Fortunate)  Scholarship Fund, which has provided college scholarships to Cristo Rey students for the last 10 years.  Alums Veronica Cortez ('04) and Abraham Carpio ('14) were both in the magazine as representatives of our mission in action. Carpio was a recipient of the Schulte family's GOLF scholarship to attend Marquette University, and now serves as a Jesuit volunteer for Cristo Rey Baltimore!

In addition to the magazine, you can find Cristo Rey mentioned on americamagazine.org, as well as on their Jesuitical podcasts. 

We are thankful for all our partners for believing in our mission and allowing our students to excel and grow through their companies. Check out the feature here.

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'07 Alum serves as auditor for 2018 Synod

Yadira Vieyra is a Cristo Rey alum from the class of 2007. Yadira graduated from Georgetown, received her Masters from the Erikson Institute in Chicago, and is now a Child Development Research Specialist working at U of C. Yadira is an active Cristo Rey alum, and member of our Leadership Advisory Council (LAC). As if these credentials were not already amazing enough, Yadira was chosen as one of five people to represent the United States at the Synod of Bishops on Young People in Rome this month! Read about Yadira's journey on our blog page.

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Make an online contribution to Cristo Rey on Tuesday, November 27. The first 100 contributions of $40 or more will receive a pair of Cristo Rey logo socks featuring Pro the Lion!

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