Focus: Immigration and Refugee Resettlement
CrossRoads Ministries is committed to engaging young adults in an urban retreat experience based on outreach to the margins, prayer, service and bridging communities for justice. This ABI will be a guided immersion experience into inner city Louisville and will involve working with children and various local urban social service agencies, especially those that assist refugee families in entry and adjustment to the United States. This ABI is facilitated by the staff at CrossRoads and participants can expect an emphasis on authentic relationships, Catholic Social Teaching and prayerful reflection and conversation.
Host Organization: CrossRoads Ministries.
Focus: Urban Issues
The Jeanie Wylie Community is an intentional community on the southwest side of Detroit, committed to urban agriculture, hospitality, spirituality, and nonviolent resistance. This ABI will be an opportunity to learn and work with people in Detroit around food justice, urban farming, the water crisis and other movements for justice. The group will be hosted by graduates of Loyola University Chicago and can expect meaningful work, learning and conversation with community leaders.