Audience engaged at eventWith the generous support of our donors, the Center for Peacemaking hosts events throughout the year that promote awareness of and activism in peacemaking efforts in Milwaukee and globally. We hope to see you at an upcoming event.

Panel Discussion: Recent Events and Racial Justice

January 27 | noon | Raynor Library Beaumier Suites B/C

Patrick Kennelly, Director of the Center for Peacemaking will moderate a discussion on recent events and racial justice with Dr. Angelique Harris, Zarkey Hegwood, Astead Herdon, Dr. Jodi Melamed, and Marjorie Valbrun.

This event is sponsored by the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Raynor Memorial Libraries, the Center for Peacemaking, and the Center for Intercultural Engagement.

A View From "The Mountain Top"

January 28 l noon l Raynor Library Beaumier Suites B/C

Rev. Bryan Massingale, Professor of Theological Ethics at Marquette University will present on how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would respond to Trayvon Martin, and Michael Brown, and Eric Garner, and ...

This event is sponsored by the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Raynor Memorial Libraries, the Center for Peacemaking, and the Center for Intercultural Engagement.

Who Cares? Charity, Justice, and the Quest for the Common Good

February 2 | 4 pm | AMU Monaghan Ballrooms

Dr. Carolyn Woo, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services will share how we view charity and justice in today's world and how the Marquette community can have a significant impact on the lives of those who are underserved.

Dr. Woo’s distinguished career includes serving as dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business for 14 years and associate executive vice president for academic affairs at Purdue University. Recently, she was featured in Foreign Policy magazine as one of the “500 most powerful individuals on the planet” and one of 33 in the category of “a force for good.”

This event is part of Mission Week 2015.

Go for the Gold with Your Life!

February 3 | 7 pm | AMU Monaghan Ballrooms

One of the most decorated athletes in Olympic history, speed skater Bonnie Blair will discuss how she works to advance the common good of others as a CRS public spokesperson. She’ll be joined by another face of CRS, actress Catherine Hicks, who appeared in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and 7th Heaven, as the two reflect on what it means to be a public figure and a champion for a better world.

This event is part of Mission Week 2015.

Bringing it Home: Connecting the Work of CRS to Marquette

February 5 | 4 pm | Weasler Auditorium

Marquette is poised to connect even more deeply to a world in need through its distinctive partnership with Catholic Relief Services. Join two CRS key leaders — Dr. Mwayabo Jean Claude Kazadi and Vanessa Tobin — as they bring the urgent, life-saving work of CRS into full focus and talk about the ways in which being the difference is not only possible, but imperative. From relieving unthinkable suffering to catalyzing structural change, CRS is on the global scene and ready to serve in partnership with Marquette and others.

This event is part of Mission Week 2015.