2017 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), Loyola Marymount University, and Mount St. Mary’s University announce the 2017 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference from October 11-13, 2017 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

The primary purpose of the conference is to advance the goals of CMS’s Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) which seeks to study, document and support a growing network of diverse Catholic institutions that are working successfully to advance immigrant integration, empowerment and well-being. The conference will:

  • Examine how Catholic institutions are responding to changing immigration policies;
  • Convey the spiritual and theological vision that undergirds the Catholic Church’s work with immigrants;
  • Review public policies affecting immigrant integration and academic research on the work of Church institutions with immigrant communities;
  • Lift up model integration programs and ministries; and
  • Offer optional field visits to migrant ministries and shelters in Los Angeles on October 11th.

Visit the Conference Web site for complete information, including registration and accomodations.

Friday, October 13

Seaver Life Science Building, Auditorium

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.