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ōMA Spring 2021 Events

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This semester, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) is rolling out all-new Zoom talks, events, and discussion groups to keep you connected. Sign in for Social Justice Club Readings, share your latest projects in This Is What I’m Talking Bout Tuesdays, and so much more.

Events and Services

Food Pantry (NYC Campus)
Monday, February 8
Monday, February 22
Monday, March 8
Monday, March 22
Monday, April 5
Monday, April 19 | 1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W105

Food pickup is by appointment only! Please register in order to participate in the Bhandari Family food pantry. You can also email Dr. Denise Santiago for a grocery list.

Activism in the Era of COVID-19
Thursday, February 11 | 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Register to attend Activism in the Era of COVID-19
2020. The death of Black lives by law enforcement. The death of Black lives—the result of COVID-19 and generations-old systemic racism. Join Reverend Al Sharpton and Brandon P. Fleming as they assess the year of sustained activism and protests for justice and equity.

Week of Service for Food Justice
Monday, March 29 | 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | 153rd Street Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
Ready to get involved at the New Roots Community Farm? Want to make a real difference in your local community? Email Dr. Denise Santiago for more information.

Discussion Groups

ALMA: A Community for Black and Latino Men
Thursday, February 18
Thursday, March 4
Thursday, March 18
Thursday, April 8
Thursday, April 29 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Meeting ID: 957 7817 1062 Password: ALMA

ALMA is designed to facilitate the retention, scholarship, graduation, and leadership of historically marginalized men. They are a collective of committed faculty and staff who have all come together for one reason: to ensure an enriched experience at Pace.

Knitting Circle Fridays
Friday, February 12
Friday, February 19
Friday, February 26
Friday, March 5
Friday, March 12
Friday, March 19
Friday, April 9
Friday, April 16
Friday, April 23 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 914 2320 4214 Password: 084317

Bring your own supplies and sign on for a supportive environment of fellow knitters—whether you’re just starting out or looking for inspiration in your next creation.

Kickboxing Fridays
Friday, March 19
Friday, March 26
Friday, April 9
Friday, April 23 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Email Dr. Denise Santiago to sign up for Kickboxing Fridays

Join mixed martial artist Justin Winley as he helps navigate through basic kickboxing techniques. This is always a great skill to have, not to mention safer for you!

Shades: Women of Color Collective
Every Thursday | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Meeting ID: 925 2393 9956 Password: shades
The Shades Collective invites the spectrum of women of color and their allies to engage in academic prowess, meaningful dialogues, community engagement, and leadership.

Zoom Talks

This Is What I’m Talking Bout Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 23
Tuesday, March 2
Tuesday, March 16
Tuesday, April 6
Tuesday, April 20 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Meeting ID: 919 4890 2435 Password: talkin’

Join representatives from ōMA to share your research projects, creative writing, the aesthetic arts, and so much more—all in a supportive environment!

Social Justice Club Readings

To attend any of the following reading sessions, please complete the reading and join the Zoom call (Meeting ID: 966 6135 4312 Password: justice). All sessions will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Monday, February 8

Monday, February 22

Monday, March 1

Monday, March 8

Monday, March 15

Monday, March 22

Monday, March 29

Monday, April 5

Monday, April 12

Monday, April 19

Monday, April 26

Social Justice Podcasts

Are podcasts more your thing? Listen in to a few carefully curated selections from ōMA and be sure to join the Zoom talk session (Meeting ID: 944 6060 0488 Password justice). The discussions will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10

Wednesday, February 17

Wednesday, February 24

Wednesday, March 3

Wednesday, March 10

Wednesday, March 17

Wednesday, March 24

Wednesday, March 31

Wednesday, April 7

Wednesday, April 14

Wednesday, April 21