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ōMA Spring 2019 Events (NYC)

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Social justice book club. Diversity collectives. Tours around NYC. The Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) wants to inspire and empower you with all the events they’re offering this semester!

Leaders of Color
Every Wednesday | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
A semester-long program that provides workshops and learning opportunities for students of color to actively engage in a supportive space. Apply to join the Leaders of Color program or email the team for more information.

Social Justice Reading Club Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 27
Wednesday, March 27
Wednesday, April 24 | 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.

Shades of Women Thursdays
Every Thursday in February
Friday, March 7 and 28
Every Thursday in April
Friday, May 2 and 9 | 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.

Urban Male Initiative Thursdays
Every Thursday in February
Thursday, March 7 and 28
Every Thursday in April
Thursday, May 2 and 9 | 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.

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.

Women and Wellness
Self-Defense for Women
Thursday, April 4 and 11 | 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Room 913
Learn how to protect yourself in this self-defense training session offered specifically for women.

Women of Color Swim
Sunday, April 7 | 12:00 p.m. | Riverbank State Park
Cool off from classes with a refreshing swim at the public pool in this 28-acre, multi-landscaped recreational facility right in our backyard.

Uncover NYC
There’s much more to NYC than just the Pace campus! Take the opportunity to venture out into different parts of the area on a tour through places like the Museum of the City of New York, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Caribbean Cultural Center, and so much more.

For a complete list of Uncover NYC events and further information about the Office of Multicultural Affairs, please email Denise Santiago or Marvin Debose.

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