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ōMA Spring 2020 Events (NYC)

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Pledge Against Oppression. Social Justice Reading Club. Shades of Women Color Collective. Urban Male Initiative. Pace’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) have a Spring 2020 event lineup you won’t want to miss.

Pace’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) has a proud tradition of providing students with opportunities to examine, discuss, debate, collaborate, and develop partnerships around themes related to diversity. They are committed to examining privilege, marginalization, and social injustices through their events, workshops, and more. Here are just a few of their upcoming events!

If you have any questions or want to learn more, visit ōMA’s website! You can also contact Dr. Denise Belen Santiago at (212) 346-1546 or by email.

Knitting Circle Fridays
Friday, February 14; Friday, February 21; Friday, February 28
Friday, March 6; Friday, March 27
Friday, April 2; Friday, April 17; Friday, April 24
Friday, May 1; Friday, May 8 | 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.

Shades of Women Color Collective
Every Thursday in February
Thursday, March 5; Thursday, March 6
Thursday, April 2; Thursday, April 16; Thursday, April 23; Thursday, April 30
Thursday, May 7; Thursday, May 14 | 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.

Social Justice Reading Club Mondays
Monday, February 24
Monday, March 30
Monday, April 27 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 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. Selections this semester include (in order): Only White People, Said the Little Girl; Someone is Always Trying to Kill You; and The Death of the Black Utopia.

Movie Night Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 18
Tuesday, March 10
Tuesday, April 21 | 6:30 p.m.–9:00 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.

Female Warriors: Dancing for the Orisha
Thursday, March 26 | 12:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. | Gym
Learn the cultural significance behind this beautiful style of dance and immerse yourself when you try the steps for yourself!

Our Pledge Against Oppression Series:
Any Four Black and Brown Men Will Do
Tuesday, April 7 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center, Lobby

On Violence: An Evening of Spoken Word
Tuesday, April 7 | 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Dezer Den

A Discussion: What Does It Mean to Be White?
Tuesday, April 14 | 3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. | Schimmel Center, Lobby

Urban Male Initiative
Every Thursday in February
Thursday, March 5; Thursday, March 26
Thursday, April 2; Thursday, April 16; Thursday, April 23; Thursday, April 30
Thursday, May 7; Thursday, May 14 | 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.

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