On a trip to the heart of the civil rights movement, student Olivia Moorer learned the hard truth of her own heritage … and what God wants her to do with it.
Corey got out of his Chevy Impala and came to us with a message: “Sometimes y’all gotta test your blood and see where you come from. I come from here. But it might surprise you that we’re all the same.”
“Perhaps the thing I value most about the work of immersion and accompaniment is that it helps us work those muscles that root us to our place in the world. Not because we retreat further into our own identity but because we begin to clarify how we might live in relationship to others who aren’t like us.” – Jeff Dodd
During the 2016 Spring Break, more than 100 Gonzaga students spent their time away from school getting dirty, working hard and connecting with women, children and families in need. They traveled to 10 sites across the nation to put the Jesuit mission into action.