Benedictine Perspectives on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice April 8, 2022 By Collegeville Institute Leave a Comment On Tuesday, April 5, CI staff member Jessie Bazan moderated a panel discussion featuring CI alumni Nicholas Tangen and Eric LeCompte. The event was part of a two-day speaker series titled Benedictine Perspectives on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice hosted by the Benedictine Institute. Nicholas Tangen presented a lecture titled DEIJ as Spiritual and Communal Practice. Tangen participated in the Collegeville Institute’s 2019 writing workshop Writing for Mystic Activists. He is a writer, coach, educator and congregational organizer in Minneapolis. Tangen’s work focuses on community life, community organizing, social action, and the life of faith through a Benedictine lens. Watch his presentation here » Eric LeCompte presented a lecture titled Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: The Benedictine Demand to Live in Right Relationship with Our God, Community and Planet. LeCompte is a former Resident Scholar at the Collegeville Institute and is a 1999 alumnus of Saint John’s University. For more than 25 years, he has led religious groups in the fight to alleviate poverty, address global conflict, and promote human rights. Watch his presentation here » Watch the recording of the panel discussion below: Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.