At the core of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) mission is the commitment to provide opportunities and venues for Pace University and external communities to examine, discuss, debate, collaborate and develop partnerships around themes that perpetuate (un)checked power, privilege, marginalization and social injustices.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (ōMA) views multiculturalism in the broadest sense. Our lens goes beyond race/ethnicity/nationality, to include the cultures of gender, gender identity, poverty, violence, differing abilities and aging.
The cornerstone of Pace University’s commitment to diversity is Opportunitas—providing students, faculty and staff with the opportunity to achieve excellence.
Commitment to Diversity
Our Events are fluid, spontaneous and organic in nature. We offer forums on Black Lives Matter and children refugees from Central America—to more creative programming such as Afro-Cuban dance classes and writers workshops. Check us out!
ōMA’s Resource Center has an impressive collection of books and documentaries on topics that include, but are not limited to: Africana and Latino/a Studies, Queer Studies, Food Justice, Globalization and Human Rights and much more.
Telling Our Stories is a compilation of testimonies via the written word and film submitted by students that affirm their resiliency. If you are interested in submitting a narrative, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telling our Stories
A multi-pronged initiative that documents the food memories of our elders; examines the concept of food deserts in underserved communities of color and their impact on health and preventable diseases; and in a post-foodie world, explores the impact of food scarcity and warfare.
Food Memory Project
ōMA offers a selection of ½-day to daylong diversity-related workshops; process change dialogues, retreats and focus groups to students, staff and faculty.
Workshops and Consultations
The Urban Male Initiative (UMI) is designed to facilitate the retention, scholarship, graduation and leadership of historically underrepresented Black and Latino males.
Urban Male Initiative
The Shades Collective encourages leadership, collaborative research & scholarship and community building in order to facilitate your successful graduation from Pace University.
Shades : A Women of Color Collective