The following is a tentative outline of the conference. Please allow for some adjustments to be made in the coming months.

NFJCL Conference
Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21, 2013

DePaul University
Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21, 2013
DePaul University
"What does justice require of relationships between campus and community partners?"


Thursday, June 20th


11:00 am -
5:30 pm
Registration for Conference (Outside Room 314 of the Lincoln Park Student Center)

1:15 pm   Welcome and Introduction to Conference
1:30 pm Session One: Beginning with Our Stories and Relationships
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Session Two: Appreciative Inquiry into our Traditions and Backgrounds
     ● What are the primary building blocks that you bring from your faith
tradition/background to the question: What does justice require in relationships
between campus and community partners?

     ● How do these building blocks inform your practice? What do you do differently
because of who you are and claim to be as a person of faith and conviction?
5:30 pm Break for Dinner
6:00 pm Dinner Served (Room 314 Lincoln Park Student Center)
7:30 pm Session Three: Points of Challenge and Dissonance
8:50 pm Prayer for Justice
9:00 pm Socialize in Lincoln Park. Local establishments will be suggested.

Friday, June 21st

7:00 am   Student Center opens. Prayer and meditation rooms open for use.
7:30 am   Breakfast
8:30 am
  Re-opening space / Overview of work done yesterday/ Opportunity to raise
questions, insights, comments
9:05 am
Prayer for Justice
9:15 am   Session Four: Developing Principles of Engagement in Relationships between
Campus and Community
10:30 am   Break
11:00 am   Individual Reflection Time. Task is to prepare for 2:00 Session (with Cohort Group)
        What is essential from your vantage point?
        What do you see as emerging consensus?
        What are the important outliers?
        What is missing?
Noon   Break for Lunch

12:15 -
1:00 pm   POSTER SESSION: What are programs and initiatives on your campus or in your
community that you'd like to highlight and share with others? Please communicate
your intent/desire to present a poster to Emily Kraus (ekraus@depaul.edu).
2:00   Session Four (continued)
3:15   Break
3:30   Session Five: Integration (Quiet, Personal reflection followed by conversation in
3:50   Wrap-up / Nuts and Bolts
3:55   Prayer for Justice / Sending Forth