Racial Reconciliation

February 8th - 11th or April 25th - 29th
Duchesne House for Volunteers
New Orleans, LA

A program for 7th through 12th grade teachers in Sacred Heart Schools. Targeted toward teachers of English, History/Social Studies, or Religion/Theology but all content areas are welcome - what is required is an open heart and an open mind. 
How do we educate ourselves and our students in such a time as this? Exploring the African-American and African-Caribbean Story in New Orleans as a lens to teaching and learning about racial reconciliation in our schools today...

Four days of exploration, learning, dialogue, prayer and...curriculum conversations. 

Co-sponsored by the RSCJ Duchesne House of Volunteers and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. 

An experience of:
  • Simple communal living at Duchesne House in New Orleans
  • Visiting the Whitney Plantation
  • Gospel Music Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
  • Time at the Musée de f.p.c (Museum of the Free People of Color)
  • Conversation and film at the Community Book Center
  • Exploring curriculum challenges and opportunities with Sacred Heart Colleagues 
$250 includes all expenses except transportation to and from New Orleans. 

Friday (evening) February 8th - Monday (noon) February 11th
Thursday (evening) April 25th - Monday (noon) April 29th

Each session is limited to approximately 12-14 participants and places are filled in order of registration. 

For more information and to register contact:
Bill Hobbs, Network Director of Program Planning - bhobbs@shusc.org
For program details, contact:
Bonnie Kearney, RSCJ, Duchesne House - bkearney@rscj.org
Sergio Vasquez, Duchesne House - svasquez@rscj.org
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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.