Living Witnesses: Black Catholic Faith Past, Present, and Promise. Join the Archdiocese of Seattle Black Catholic Advisory Circle, Seattle University, and Immaculate Conception Parish to celebrate Black Catholic History Month on November 14 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. (PST) on Zoom, with an evening of conversation, music, and reflection with Dr. Ansel Augustine. Mass to follow in person at the Chapel of St. Ignatius at Seattle U at 8 p.m. contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Every January the Seattle University community commemorates the life and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Immersed in culture and social justice, we reflect on Dr. King’s lessons imparted, struggles endured, dreams shared, and the collective responsibility to his call to act in great love.
This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Angela Davis. Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.
MLK Jr. Celebration: Good Trouble in 2021 will be a virtual event. Seattle University community members may register at Eventbrite:
Please note: registration for this event is required, and the registration window will close on Monday, January 18 at 11:30 PM (Pacific Time). Guests will receive a Zoom link via email prior to the event.
We strive to ensure that our programming is inclusive for all SU community members. This event will have captioning available. Should you require any additional accommodations for this event.
Thursday, November 18th
OMA Living Room PAVL 180
OMA Speaks is our monthly community dialogue series. The purpose of OMA Speaks is to create opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to engage in meaningful dialogue about current topics related to identity, diversity, and inclusion. Our November event will discuss the history behind Thanksgiving and how the holiday erases the harm that settlers caused Native Americans. You do not have to identify as Native American or Indigenous to participate in this event.
Monday, November 15th
OMA Living Room PAVL 180
The Black community has lived through and continues to live through continuous cycles of exhaustion. Racial battle fatigue and trauma have had significant impacts on the Black community’s ability to rest and prioritize self-care. Rest is required to continue the fight for healing and justice within the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
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