Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Student Development

January Trips

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Priority deadline for applying for January ABIs is May 1, but applications will still be taken until all spots are filled.

Deadline for applications for January ABIs is September 1, 2017.

Applications for January 2018 trips are open! 

Dominican Republic
Cost: $1200
Focus: International

January 5 - 12, 2018

8-day immersion program exploring Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, and several communities in the East and South of the country. This program will provide an understanding of several issues (education, children, immigrant, race) and solutions that Jesuits, and other organizations, are providing to such problems. Trip will included: lectures at a Jesuit social think-tank, and visits to the US Embassy, inner-city neighborhoods, sugar farm villages, nonprofits, and colonial landmarks. 

Host Organization: Caribbean Social Immersion Program & Antilles Province Jesuits

El Paso / Juarez, Mexico
Cost: $700
Focus: Immigration and Refugee Resettlement

January 5 - 12, 2018

Through dynamic educational experiences, The Columban Mission Center in El Paso, Texas, offers exposure programs to border issues — poverty, migration and human rights. These immersion programs offer groups the opportunity to interact with our neighbors in the U.S. and Mexico.  The delegations visit with individuals and organizations that provide basic assistance to migrants, create community-based alternatives, advocate for just policies, and much more. You will meet with people that are directly affected by current economic and immigration policies, and you’ll be given tools and resources to work for justice.  

Host Organization: Columban Border Mission