Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 10AM-3PM
Diocese of Camden Life & Justice Gathering
Aquinas Center’s Youth Researchers will facilitate the afternoon portion of this dialogue and will focus on institutionalized racism, the history of race and the U.S. Catholic Church, white privilege, and ways to create communities of inclusion.
Saint Charles Borromeo Church | Sicklerville, NJ
Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 12:30PM
Food Sovereignty| Philadelphia Assembled
Monthly Growers Series – Transcending Place, Creating Culture
Carid Maranan, YEP/Kasama Farmstand Coordinator
Perelman Building | Philadelphia Museum of Art
Friday, September 22, 2017 – 10:30AM
Personal Stories of Migration
Convening – Catholic Coalition for Immigrants and Refugees
Martina Hyacinth, Operations Coordinator
Cabrini University, Radnor, PA
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Encounter, Beauty, and Justice
Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D. and Carmel Maranan
Friday, February 24, 2017 – 1:45 PM Workshop Series II
PHENND Conference: Immigration
Striving for Mutuality: Re-Imagining Community/University Service Learning Experiences
Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D., Sabina Marroquin, Martina Hyacinth
Cabrini University, Radnor, PA
Saturday, February 25, 2017 – 4:45pm – 6:00pm, GSE 300
38th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum
Reading Place: Teens Acquiring Spatial Literacy in Pursuit of Inclusive Public Space
Carid Maranan, Atianah Thomas, Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D., Madeline Dahlin
Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, April 21, 2017 – 8:00am – 9:25am
Activist Scholarship Special Session: Transnational Communities and Immigrant Housing Pressures – Urban Affairs Association Annual Meeting
Beautiful Walls: Mural Making and Precarity in the City
Bethany J. Welch, Ph.D.
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel
Recent Media Coverage
Let’s be that city for Dreamers – Philadelphia Inquirer (2017)
Interview with Aquinas DACA youth – Newsworks/WHYY (2017)
Parish partnership creates culture of inclusion – National Catholic Reporter (2016)
Philadelphia Inquirer – Pope defends migrants and Aquinas Center to house pilgrims during World Meeting (2015)
Immigration Advocates in Philadelphia See Affirmation in Pope’s Visit – New York Times (2015)
Newsworks/WHYY – Papal pilgrims to be housed at Aquinas Center (2015)
Recent Digital and Print Publications
Bethany J. Welch, Atianah Thomas, and Andrea Rusli (2017). “Faith in Action: Immigrants, Refugees, and Allies Pursue a Holistic Vision for Community-Initiated Education, Organizing, and Accompaniment,” Social Innovations Journal: Issue 38.
Gerald Campano, María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany J. Welch (2016.) Partnering with Immigrant Communities: Action Through Literacy, Teachers College Press, Columbia, New York, NY.
Welch, B.J. (June 8, 2015). Five keys to building community. Millennial Journal.
Gerald Campano, María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany Welch (2015) Ethical and professional norms in community-based research. Harvard Educational Review: April 2015, Vol. 85, No. 1, pp. 29-49.
Welch, B.J. (2012). A dual nature: The archdiocesan community development corporation. Community Development: Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 451-463.