EXTENSION-PROGRAM-UVALDE-CHILDREN

Teresian Sister Dolores Aviles speaks to children attending Camp I-CAN in Uvalde, Texas, July 25, 2022. Sponsored by Catholic Extension, the July 25-28 camp offered survivors of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting a safe space to heal, have fun and gently reintegrate into a school-like setting around their peers. "I-CAN" stands for inner strength, commitment, awareness and networking. (CNS photo/Juan Guajardo, courtesy Catholic Extension)

CHICAGO | Chicago-based Catholic Extension launched the first of many initiatives it has planned over the next 18 months to support Uvalde, Texas, following the devastation of the Robb Elementary mass shooting.

It sponsored Camp I-CAN July 25-28 at the St. Henry de Osso Project Center in Uvalde to provide third, fourth and fifth graders a safe space to heal, have fun, and gently reintegrate the children into a school-like setting around their peers.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.