Moreau Center for Service and Justice

In partnership with local and global communities, the Moreau Center for Service and Justice engages critical human and environmental concerns through active learning, mutually beneficial service, and experience-based leadership development rooted in Catholic social teaching. Check out our highlights to see what's new with the Moreau Center.

MLK Day On and PIYN Again are Fast Approaching!


Register for the MLK Day Campus Collaborative Teach-in (1/23)


Student Leaders Support Because People Matter Interns for Justice, Alannah Clay and Sophia Ricarrdi, spent their summer working with Because People Matter and continue to support. Read the story and learn how to contribute here.

Monthly Dinners are Back - Thursday, Feb 11! With all of the challenges we’ve been experiencing lately, it’s time for a break with new friends and old. You’ll have to bring your own dinner, since we’re all in remote locations, but that won’t stop us from connecting! Stay tuned for more details!

Building an Anti-Racist Center The Moreau Center acknowledges the need to commit more fully to the cause of Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression in our programs. We ask you --students, faculty, staff, community partners, and neighbors -- to firmly and lovingly hold us accountable. Please reach out with advice and suggestions.

Volunteer for COVID 19 Relief Several local organizations need our help. Click here to learn more.

Learn about the Moreau Center and the type of work we do in the community through this short video featuring program director, Laurie Laird, and program manager, Tshombe Brown:

Environmental Justice Immersion: Over Spring Break 2020, students explored environmental justice issues in Portland and the Columbia River Gorge in Moreau Center's first ever Environmental Justice Immersion. Check out this video of our transformational experience: