The purpose of the Institutional Harm and Healing symposium is "to grow our institutional capacity to respond to sexual violence in just and transformative ways." Father Thomas Doyle, world-renowned Catholic leader, survivors’ advocate, priest, canon, lawyer, addictions therapist, and long-time supporter of justice and compassion for clergy sex abuse victims, will be the keynote speaker.

Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing

Capping a month-long series of events around the topic of healthy sexuality and sexual violence, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomed Father Tom Doyle, a Roman Catholic sexual abuse victim advocate, ... read more about Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing

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‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

Cyneatha Millsaps is lead pastor of Community Mennonite Church in the Chicago suburb of Markham, Illinois, and multicultural liaison/consultant for Illinois Mennonite Conference. She’s a community activist and advocate for ... read more about ‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

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‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience

A multi-year research project on domestic violence, under the direction of professor Carolyn Stauffer, will be highlighted in a community education symposium at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) this spring. The ... read more about ‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience