Jesuit Fund for Social Justice

RISE Theatre are previous recipients of a grant from JFSJ
Following a visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), a parishioner from Sacred Heart, Edinburgh wanted to arrange a variety of education and outreach talks to raise awareness of the reality of life in OPT, and encourage others to take actions of solidarity. The barrier to this was funding.Thankfully she’d heard about the Jesuit Fund for Social Justice (JFSJ), and made an application for support for these justice education outreach talks, which the committee was delighted to be in a...
The 'Talk English' group on their educational day out in Liverpool
A group in Preston that provides a ‘Talk English’ programme for refugees and people seeking asylum has received a boost from the Jesuit Fund for Social Justice. This community project is supported by people from many different Catholic parishes and other Christian churches in the town, including the Jesuit parish of St Wilfrid’s in Preston. The ‘Talk English’ programme is staffed by local volunteers who – after a short learning session – provide...