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The Agapé Center for Service and Learning

Social Justice Week

Director: Brianne Mehringer



March 18th-22nd, 2013

Purpose of Social Justice Week

Human Rights Awareness is a coalition formed out of the Agape Center that combines four human rights groups on campus to shed light on the many human rights abuses in the world and do something about them. Social Justice Week provides opportunities for students to get involved in activities and conversations around issues of human rights. 

Social Justice Week at Messiah
Numerous activities are scheduled throughout Social Justice Week, including films, presentations and panels, prayer meetings, and fundraisers.

Social Justice




Leymah Gbowee

Courage and Conviction Series


Speaker: Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate,

President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa


7:30 PM at The Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship

and Performing Arts

* Admission is free and open to the public,

but a ticket is required


Learn more about this event at the Courage and Conviction Series site (bottom of page)

David Shenk



The Annual Schrag Lectures


Speaker: David Shenk, author, veteran missionary

and Global Consultant with Eastern Mennonite Missions


Sponsor: Sider Institute


Eisenhower Campus Center

Lunch with David Shenk

12-1pm in The Private Dining Room

Sponsor: Peace and Conflict Studies


Dinner with David Shenk

6.30pm in the Social Justice (SOJO) House



Alternate Chapel: Interfaith Panel on Justice


Panel with people of different faiths discussing their religion's views on justice


Speakers : TBA


7pm at Frey 110