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President Ed Feasel: A Message About the Chauvin Trial Verdict

Apr 20, 2021

Dear Soka Community, The Chauvin trial has just ended with former Police Officer Derek Chauvin having been found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. Just as the prosecution stated at the beginning

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President Ed Feasel Releases Message on Daunte Wright to Campus Community

Apr 13, 2021

SUA President Ed Feasel expressed deep sadness and horror to “the senseless killing” of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis. On April 12, he wrote in an email to the SUA community: “Once again, a young black

Founders Hall at dusk

President's Message on Recent Hate Crimes

Mar 19, 2021

Dear Soka Community, I am sure we are all saddened by the recent string of hate crimes in the US directed at Asian Americans, including the shootings this week in Atlanta. Such incidents show the base

Hortense Spillers and Andrew Young via Zoom

Andrew Young and Hortense Spillers Speak to Universities’ Role in Building on MLK’s Legacy

Feb 18, 2021

About three hundred friends and members of the Soka community came together virtually on January 22 for “Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.—A Conversation,” the first event co-sponsored by SUA’s newly

Founders Hall at dusk

Soka’s Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Human Rights Begins Fulfilling Its Mission

Feb 18, 2021

Announced last summer, Soka University’s Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Human Rights has begun fulfilling its mission to “provide space and resources for students and faculty of Soka University of

Karamo Brown

Karamo Brown in Critical Conversations @Soka

Feb 21, 2020

Karamo Brown, three-time Emmy winner and culture expert on the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, spoke at the Critical Conversations @Soka event on Feb. 19. The Critical Conversations series aims to ignite

Walter Thompson and Soka students discuss his work

Exploring Belonging With Walter Thompson-Hernández

Dec 16, 2019

New York Times journalist and NPR commentator Walter Thompson-Hernández discussed his work focusing on the exploration of belonging during a panel presented by Prof. Ian Read in International Studies

Bryan Stevenson on the PAC stage

Activist, Author Bryan Stevenson on Building a More Just, Merciful World

Feb 28, 2018

Inspiring social justice attorney, activist, and author Bryan Stevenson ignited passions to an audience of 900 during the Critical Conversations @ Soka event at the Performing Arts Center this month

Leo Chavez speaker poster

Children of Immigrants, Belonging, and Citizenship - Leo Chavez

Mar 04, 2014

Pacific Basin Research Center Presents Leo Chavez “Children of Immigrants, Belonging, and Citizenship” March 4, 2014 5:00-6:30 p.m. Pauling Hall 216 Soka University is proud to welcome Leo Chavez, UCI