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ōMA Fall 2019 Events (NYC)

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) is committed to creating a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging on the NYC Campus. Meet with them on Thursday, September 19, as they unveil their events for the fall semester!

At the core of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) mission is the commitment to provide opportunities and venues for Pace students to examine, discuss, debate, collaborate, and develop partnerships around themes that perpetuate (un)checked power, privilege, marginalization, and social injustices. They’re constantly sponsoring programs and leading initiatives to broaden perspectives at Pace, and you’re invited to join them in their important work.

Be sure to hit up their meet and greet event kicking off the fall semester! We’ll see you there:

Thursday, September 19
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
41 Park Row, 8th Floor


Ongoing Events

Movie Mondays
Mondays on September 30, October 28, November 18, and December 2 | 6:15 p.m.–8:15 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
Covering a variety of topics related to social justice, ōMA has curated a list of films that will inspire discussion and long-lasting change.

Social Justice Reading Club
Wednesdays on September 25, October 30, and November 20 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
Pick up a new book and open your mind to a wide range of new perspectives. You never know what you might discover—or be inspired by.

Pilates Wednesdays
October 2, 9, 16, 30
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4 | 12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Samone Weissman, a certified Pilates instructor, to learn how to perform classical exercises on a floor mat. Each Pilates move will help strengthen your core and improve your posture, flexibility, and stability. Make sure to wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat!

Self-Defense Thursdays
Thursday, October 24, and Thursday, November 7 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
Join Nívea Castro, JD, former judge and attorney who also happens to be a black belt martial arts instructor, for an introduction to basic streetwise self-defense techniques!

Urban Male Initiative
Every Thursday through December 5 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 811
The Urban Male Initiative (UMI) is designed to facilitate the retention, scholarship, graduation, and leadership of historically underrepresented Black and Latino men.

Shades of Women Color Collective
Every Thursday through December 5 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
The Shades Collective invites the spectrum of women of color and their allies to engage in academic prowess, meaningful dialogues, community engagement, and leadership.

Knitting Salon Fridays
Friday, February 8 and 15
Friday, March 1, 8, and 29
Every Friday in April | 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
Are you a novice knitter yearning to make a fabulous sweater for the winter season? Then this is the spot for you! Please bring the following supplies: one circular 16-inch sized needle, one skein/ball of knitting worsted, one package of tapestry needles, and one package of knitting markers.

For a complete list of ōMA events and further information, please email Denise Santiago or Marvin Debose.

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