September 2, 2021
Catholic Climate Covenant Blog Feature

Recent FJV Claire Lucas (Ashland, MT '19-21) published a blog post for Catholic Climate Covenant about JVs focusing on ecological justice initiatives in their service positions.
We're Hiring
Director of Major Gifts
We are hiring a full-time Director of Major Gifts to develop a robust major gift program for JVC Northwest that aligns with our organization’s commitment to racial equity and social justice.
Seeking New College and University Connections
Do you have connections with a college or university? Our JV application for next year will be launching this month, and we are seeking to extend our recruitment reach. Please reach out to Recruitment Manager Chris Suriano with suggestions and connections!
Virtual Event
Jesuits West CORE Two Year Launch
Join JVC Northwest and other Jesuit works in the province on Tuesday, September 14 at 6:30pm PT to kick off our 2nd year of Jesuits West CORE, beginning with the fall season of listening. This launch is for established leaders AND people new to the work! All are welcome at this opportunity to share vision and create mutual accountability for the work ahead! Register today!
Unpacking Histories: Series Kickoff
Join the Jesuits for their virtual series, Unpacking Histories: Reflecting on the relations of Indigenous Peoples and Jesuits in what we currently call the U.S. and Canada. Through dialogue and learning, participants will discuss how we can respond to truth and healing efforts within the Jesuit network and beyond. The series kickoff will be September 30 from 9:30am-1:15pm PT/12:30pm-4:15pm ET. Register now.

Wildfires Affecting JVC Northwest Locale
Wildfires recently threatened and damaged communities surrounding Ashland, Montana—a locale where JVs currently serve. Click here to support the communities affected by the fires.

Wrestling with Whiteness Registration Open
Wrestling with Whiteness is a five part series hosted by Jesuits West CORE that will meet on Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30pm PT from October 26th to November 23rd. It is designed for white people interested in understanding whiteness. Together, we will create a shared understanding of whiteness and reflect on how it lives in us and shapes our lives, all through the lens of Ignatian spirituality. Sign up today to reserve your spot!
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Job Opportunity
Multiple Positions
HomePlate Youth Services
Beaverton, OR
Job Opportunity
Pastoral Assistant for Social Concerns Ministry
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
Vancouver, WA
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What's broadening your horizons and stretching your perspective?
What's keeping you engaged? Send suggestions for JVC Northwest Recommends (books, podcasts, movies, etc.) to for a chance to be featured in the next JVC Northwest Recommends.   

This month's recommended podcasts courtesy of FJV Jack Hastert (Seattle, WA '76-78)
Revisionist History
by Malcolm Gladwell

Be Antiracist
by Ibram X. Kendi
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