The Center for Peacemaking will host “A Jesuit Approach to Peace and Justice” on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the AMU 227.
The presentation will be delivered by Rev. Chourappa, a practicing attorney registered in the Gauhati High Court and All India Bar Council. Chourappa will be visiting Marquette during Mission Week as the Center for Peacemaking’s 2020 Ignatian peacemaking lecturer. At this event, he will share how peacemaking plays a role in his work protecting migrants and the marginalized in India.
Chourappa represents people in the various Courts of law to receive justice. Currently, he is engaged in association with other like-minded civil society groups in defending the rights of migrants.
Attendees of this event will have the opportunity to discuss how race and religion play a role in India’s recent Citizenship Amendment and learn about how Legal Cell for Human Rights (LCHR), a rights-based organization, is protecting civilians during times of political unrest and violence.
The event is free to attend. Register online via Eventbrite.