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.


Pilots Give 2021 Thanks to all of our generous supporters, the Moreau Center raised over $35,000! This funding will support our continued work with student leadership development, community engagement, Immersions, and Interns for JusticeWe are tremendously grateful to our community for supporting our work with such generosity.

MLK Day On Recording is available! Did you miss MLK Day On or would you like to revisit the virtual keynote by UP Alumnus, Taylor Stewart ’18? If so, you can find the recording here.

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: