Communities for Justice Fall 2017 Programming

4th International Conference on Hate Studies

Engaging with Communities for Justice

Gonzaga University educates students for lives of leadership and service to the common good. In keeping with the University's Mission, the following is a sampling of justice focused, participatory events Gonzaga departments and students sponsor as a part of Communities for Justice

Events open to Gonzaga students, staff, and faculty, unless otherwise noted. * Indicates events open to the public. Events may be free, have an entry charge, and/or may require advanced registration.

2017 Communities for Justice Events

Special thanks to the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, Spokane County Human Rights Task Force, and the GU Center for Global Engagement and Institute for Hate Studies.


*The Legal Obligation to Prevent and Prosecute Torture - address by Juan E. Mendez
September 6, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barbieri Courtroom

*Waiting for Godot: Ceramics & Dramatics
September 7 & 9, 2017
September 10, 2017
Sustainability Fair begins at 7:00pm (Thurs-Sat) and 1:30pm (Sun)

*Imagine Spokane Forums & Resource Fair
September 16, 2017
9:00am - 4:30pm
Hemmingson Center

*World Peace Flag Ceremony
September 21, 2017
Hemmingson Center Rotunda


*Witness to Innocence: Death Penalty and Race
October 4, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hemmingson Center Auditorium

Stories Behind the Stats
October 5, 2017
Hemmingson Center Auditorium

*Exploring Privilege
October 10, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hemmingson Center, Room 312
Register by calling 509-313-5996

*Documentary Screening: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
October 12, 2017
Hemmingson Center Auditorium

*Conference: Engaging with Communities for Justice
October 19-21, 2017
Hemmingson Center

*Documentary Screening: 13th
October 19, 2017
Hemmingson Center Auditorium

*"With Liberty & Justice for All" Dinner & Keynote with Sen. Webb
October 20, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hemmingson Center

*Responding to Hate & Cyber-Terrorism: Lessons Whitefish Montana with Rabbi Roston
October 21, 2017
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hemmingson Center

*Angela Davis
October 25, 2017
Hemmingson Center


Gonzaga International Education Week
November 13-17, 2017

International Day of Tolerance Recognition
November 16, 2017
Hemmingson Center

Pledge to Take a Stand
November 20-21, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
Hemmingson Center Table

For additional information, or to request to have an event added, contact or visit

Please note: events subject to change; please confirm dates, times, and locations.