What is a Social Immersion Program?
It is a intensive encounter with the social reality of a country or region, guided by local social scientist professionals, that provides a deep and comprehensive understanding from a human, economic, social, cultural and historical perspective. Our participants also learn about models of social service in an international setting. Read more here.
Why in the Caribbean?
This region is an intersection of many different cultures: French, Spanish, Briton, American, Creole, etc. Knowing the Caribbean helps to understand its 3.5 million Caribbean born immigrants living in the United States and Canada. Read more here.
Who is behind this program?
This program is sponsored by the Social Sector of the Jesuits in the Dominican Republic and co-sponsored by Centro Bono, Solidaridad Fronteriza, CEFASA, and Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes (SJM) – all jesuit-run social centers. Read more here.