From social issues to challenging stigmas, here are six opportunities for you to join the conversation and learn from the experts.

Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, February 18 and Wednesday, February 19
6pm and 12-1pm
Schimmel Center, New York City campus and Gottesman Room, Pleasantville campus

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an indelible leader in the civil rights movement, and Pace University is honoring his legacy on both campuses. The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Black Student Union will present human rights attorney Derecka Purnell, discussing prison reform, mass incarceration, and policing in the United States. Learn more >>

Mental Health in the LGBTQA+ Community

Tuesday, February 18
One Pace Plaza, Room W513, New York City campus

Both the LGBTQA+ and Social Justice Center at Pace, and the student organization Active Minds are devoted to spreading mental health awareness on campus. Join them in an important discussion about mental health in the community. Learn more > >

Seminar in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Roger Salerno

Monday, February 24
Civic W626, New York City campus

From 1965-1995, New York City was a place of rising crime, riots, and corruption. Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Roger Salerno will discuss the bleakest time in the city’s modern history and how it has been darkly portrayed in films like Taxi Driver and Shaft. Learn more > >

Dana Sherwood Artist Lecture

Wednesday, February 26
Room 202, 41 Park Row, New York City campus

Dana Sherwood is one of the artists included in the exhibition Digestive Systems, now on display in the Pace Art Gallery. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Sherwood about her unique work, which explores the contact between human and non-human animals as a way to better understand our culture and behavior. Learn more > >

Poetry Reading with Donika Kelly

Wednesday, February 26
Kessel Butcher Suite, Pleasantville campus

Poetry at Pace is a staple. Award-winning poet Donika Kelly will share her work as part of the Alinea Arts and Literary Journal reading series, co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the LGBTQA+ Center. Learn more > >

Debating for Democracy Conference

Friday, February 28
Student Center West, New York City campus

Do you want to know what makes grassroots activist campaigns successful? Join activists from Beautiful Trouble to develop skills and analyze strategies that win issue-based campaigns at an all-day workshop sponsored by the Center for Community Action and Research and Project Pericles. Learn more > >

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