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#Stand4Freedom

Cabrini students stood in solidarity with people all across the country advocating for those who have been affected by human trafficking. For 24 hours beginning at 6:40 p.m. on April 8, and ending at 7 p.m. that following day volunteers in the Cabrini community stood in support of the fight to end human trafficking.

Hidden Minors

International business minor:  “This minor may appeal to the student who wants to work for a U.S. company that does business abroad or maybe even the student that eventually wants to live abroad while working for a U.S.-based company.” This is how Dr. Erin McLaughlin, assistant professor of business administration, describes the international business minor. […]

Johanna Church-DeSanto, Cabrini alumna ‘91, digs a ditch for water runoff. The group helped build homes destoryed by mudslides when Hurricane Agatha decimated Guatemala.

Group sees power of social justice firsthand

Azurdia was just one witness to an ethnic genocide that killed over 200,000 over the 36-year civil war in Guatemala that halted economic growth. His story and others from San Lucas Mission was shared to a group of 10 students, faculty and alumni that immersed themselves in the society of the over spring break.

Dr. Raquel Green interacts with a parent of a Norristown Area School District student. The program mentor Hispanic youth throughout their high school career.

Cabrini partners with local community

Hope. That is the word that describes the emotion on the faces of some Hispanic parents in the Norristown Area School District as they celebrated their high school students’ new after-school program offered by an Engagement with the Common Good (ECG) class at Cabrini.

FairTradeChocolate

Bookstore offers “Divine” options

People tend to feel guilty when eating chocolate but the campus bookstore might just rid one of their shame. The campus store has been providing Cabrini students, faculty and staff with fair trade chocolate for the past three years.

Brian Wiggins

Brian Wiggins, a new addition to the communication department, shares Cabrini’s commitment to social justice.

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.

Lobbying for change

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.