Race Relations Week to take place September 20 through September 27

Author: Aaron Benavides

Race Relations Week Square

Student Government will be hosting the annual Race Relations Week starting Friday, September 20 through Friday, September 27. 

Race Relations Week is an 8-day-long effort to foster meaningful dialogue about race in all of its facets, in the Notre Dame context and beyond, for every member of the University of Notre Dame at every level of understanding. The programming throughout the week will focus on subjects that are accessible to everyone, while primarily centering on the narratives of our students, faculty, and staff of color.

The full schedule of events is:

  • Friday, 9/20 - Dr. Yusef Salaam
    8PM at Washington Hall

  • Monday, 9/23 - Documentary Viewing “13th”
    6PM at Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

  • Monday, 9/23 - Peace and Justice Mass with Fr. Pete McCormick, CSC
    10PM at Keenan-Stanford Chapel

  • Monday, 9/23 - Prayer for Racial Justice and Reconciliation
    11PM at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

  • Tuesday, 9/24 - A Discussion on Race and Mental Health
    5PM at St. Liam Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room

  • Tuesday, 9/24 - Notre Dame: Unfiltered
    7PM at LaFortune Ballroom

  • Wednesday, 9/25 - Let’s Talk About Race
    7PM at LaFortune Ballroom

  • Thursday, 9/26 - Film Viewing and Discussion of Beyonce’s “Lemonade” - The Place of Race in Feminist Theory and Activism
    7PM at Duncan Student Center W210

  • Friday, 9/27 - Kellogg Institute World Refugee Mass
    12:20PM at All Saints Chapel, Jenkins-Nanovic Hall

  • Friday, 9/27 - Kellogg Institute Panel and Luncheon
    1PM at C104-105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

  • SUB Film Viewing “Us” at 101 DeBartolo Hall
    Thursday, 9/26 - 7:30PM
    Friday, 9/27 - 7:30PM (Discounted Viewing)
    Friday, 9/27 - 10:30PM 

Race Relations Week events are cosponsored by Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Diversity Council, and SUB.



Aaron Benavides
Director of Communications

MacKenzie Isaac
Director of Diversity and Inclusion