March 31, 2021
Conversation with Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare (Omak, WA)
Conversation highlights with Jenny Gardinier, Clubhouse Manager at partner agency OBHC and FJV Ino Gonzales ('19-20).
Call for Submissions
For the Four: A Celebration of our Core Values

We hope to see you at our second virtual benefit, For the Four: A Celebration of Our Core Values on May 22. At the event we will be honoring Fr. Chuck Peterson posthumously with the St. Ignatius of Loyola Award. If you have photos or a story you would like to share, please reach out to adouglas@jvcnorthwest.org. Submissions needed by April 9. Learn more and RSVP to the event here. 
Call for Submissions
FJV Crossroads for
JVC Northwest Magazine

Did you recently connect with your JV housemates? Are you now coworkers with another FJV? Please send us your life updates, including ways your path has intersected with other FJVs, to be featured in the FJV Crossroads section of our annual JVC Northwest Magazine set to publish this fall. Send a short blurb and optional photo to pgerigscott@jvcnorthwest.org.
Housing Justice and Racial Equity in Portland
Join JVC Northwest and other Jesuit ministries for a conversation on the intersection of racial justice and housing equity in Portland. Presenters include Jesuit Fr. Gary Smith and current JVs Olivia Asato and Colin Fisher. Following the pastoral cycle of perceive, analyze, act, the virtual event will take place Monday, April 12 6:30-8pm PT. RSVP here.

Wresting with Whiteness
Jesuits West Collaborative Organizing for Racial Equity (CORE) presents a five-part series aimed to create a shared understanding of whiteness, reflect on how it lives in us and shapes our lives, and utilize the gifts of Ignatian spirituality to prayerfully consider how we free ourselves to think and act outside of the dictates of white dominant culture.
Taking place on the five Thursdays after Easter (April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6) 3:30-5:30pm PT / 6:30-8:30 ET.

Help Tazlina Recover Its Homelands: A Place of Education and Tradition
The Alaskan Native Village of Tazlina is raising funds to buy back 462 acres of its traditional homelands, where Copper Valley School used to operate before closing down in 1971 and was later destroyed by a fire in 1976. Learn more and donate on the GoFundMe campaign page.
Have an opportunity to share? Send it to pgerigscott@jvcnorthwest.org.
Job Opportunity
Clinical Director
Catholic Counseling Center
Portland, OR
Academic Opportunity
Ignatian Service Fellowship
Chaifetz School of Business
Saint Louis University
Find more opportunities on our website: jvcnorthwest.org/opportunities-and-resources/
What's broadening your horizons and stretching your perspectives?
For this month’s issue, we’re featuring recommendations from our JV EnCorps members (JVEs). In subsequent months, we’d love to feature what’s keeping you engaged! Send recommendations to pgerigscott@jvcnorthwest.org.   
American Masters: Inspiring Women
PBS Web Series
Recommended by Gayle Jimenez, Portland JVE
The Art of Letting Go, Living Wisdom of St. Francis
by Richard Rohr
Recommended by Michael Ryan, Jesuit High JVE, Portland. “For me this has been spiritually enlightening and conjures a sense of connectedness, exemplified in the lives of our great saints and Jesus Christ.”
Recommended by Sr. Kathy Roberg, Spokane JVE. "Touching into the concerns for Mother Earth, as well as how the global community is trying to relate to Mother Earth in a restorative way, I have found many inspiring articles in the Yes! Magazine."