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SJU Reads

engaging incoming freshmen, rising sophomores, and transfer students in a common reading experience with the theme of the Ignatian value of social justice

SJU Reads 2019


Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
, an award-winning memoir by Jose Antonio Vargas, is the 2019 SJU Reads selection.

SJU Reads 2019 is a two day experiential learning opportunity that will address one of the most hot button issues in U.S. politics and society today: immigration. Facilitated by SJU faculty and student leaders, activities will include compelling discussions of the selected reading, community-building, and the exploration of immigrant neighborhoods and venues in Philadelphia.

Interviews with Jose Antonio Vargas