Sarah Laitinen, M.A., Kerri Mulqueen, D.A., Alexsandra Walton, Ed.D., and Frances M. Sweeney, Ph.D.


The paper reports about the Huether Lasallian Conference, an annual gathering of Lasallian educators in the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN), that was held in Baltimore, MD, from 18 to 21 November 2021 with the expressed purpose of examining and rebuilding Lasallian educational ministries so that they are places of welcome, inclusion, equity, and belonging for all.

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Courageous (and Critical) Conversations about Equity and Belonging: Understanding the Importance of Huether 2021


equity, belonging, transformation, justice


About the Authors

Sarah Laitinen, who serves as Director of Lasallian Programs for the Office for Lasallian Education at Christian Brothers Conference in Washington, DC, earned her master’s degree in education at Saint Mary’s College of California.

Kerri Mulqueen, who serves as Assistant Professor of Education at Manhattan College in Bronx, NY, earned her doctorate in English language and literature at Saint John’s University in New York City.

Alexsandra Walton, who serves as Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Saint Mary’s College High School in Berkeley, CA, earned her doctorate in education at Saint Mary’s College of California.

Frances M. Sweeney, who serves as Professor of Spanish and Vice President for Mission at Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, CA, earned her doctorate in Hispanic linguistics at the University of Texas.

ISSN: 2151-2515
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