Black Lives Matter in Africa and the Caribbean: The Power of Community-based Jesuit Nonviolence Education in Conflict Regions

Thursday, April 22 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Online - Zoom

The Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice, School of Education, and the Lane Center for Catholic Social Thought in the Ignatian Tradition, present: Black Lives Matter in Africa and the Caribbean: the power of community-based Jesuit nonviolence education in conflict regions.


  • Germain Clerveau, S.J. (Haiti)
  • Patric Razafimahafaly, S.J. (Madagascar)
  • Barwendé Médard Sané, S.J. (Burkina Faso)

Our guest speakers -- Jesuit graduate fellows at the USF School of Education -- will share with us stories and lessons from their depth of experience engaging local communities in nonviolence training, grassroots peacemaking activities, and restorative justice processes in regions threatened by ongoing political and communal violence.

This discussion will be moderated by Dr. Shabnam Koirala-Azad, Dean, School of Education.