Global - The Global Red Chair project: Collaboration for global citizenship
If you have visited or work at a Jesuit school, you may have seen in the halls or classrooms a painted red chair and asked yourself, "what does this mean?" This red chair, or "silla roja", is part of an initiative that was launched over 5 years ago in Spain and has since become a global symbol for the right to education for schools that are connected to the Society of Jesus. The "La Silla Roja" campaign was started in 2012 by Entreculturas - Fe y Alegría Spain, an organization of the Society of Jesus, to defend the right to quality, inclusive education for the millions of children and youth around the world who are still unable to attend school. Read more...