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.


Apply to be a Moreau Center leader in 2022-23 Apply to join the Moreau Center student leaders through Lead@UP. Positions include Service and Justice Coordinators (SJCs), Immersion Coordinators, Campus Volunteer Coordinators (CVCs) and Plunge Into Your Neighborhood (PIYN) leaders. All students are encouraged to apply and the application is open January 14-March 13 on Engage. 

Building an Anti-Racist Center In pursuit of creating a more just, equitable and loving world, we will apply an Anti-Racist lens to the following areas of our work:

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: