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The Agapé Center for Service and Learning

Social Justice Week

Director: Brianne Mehringer

Email: HumanRights@messiah.edu


 

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

 

Schedule

 

Monday
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)

Tuesday
David Shenk

 

 

The Annual Schrag Lectures

 

Speaker: David Shenk, author, veteran missionary

and Global Consultant with Eastern Mennonite Missions

 

Sponsor: Sider Institute

 

Wednesday
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

 

Thursday
interfaith

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