JPC News and Events


  • SPU Screening of Just Mercy

    Jan 30, 2020

    SPU Screening of Just Mercy 

    On Tuesday, January 28, JPC hosted a screening of Just Mercy for SPU campus at AMC Pacific Place. A conversation with community partner, Sean Goode, Executive Director of Choose 180, followed the viewing. A JPC Resource Guide for community conversations was created for this occasion.

  • 14th Annual Perkins Lecture

    Apr 2, 2019

    Join us for the 14th annual Perkins Lecture Series, Tuesday, April 30, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., in First Free Methodist Church. This year, Dr. John Perkins will be joined by Erna Kim Hackett, lead pastor of The Way in Berkeley, California.

  • Holla If You Hear Me Tour

    Jun 26, 2018

    In 2012, the Perkins Center hosted the Holla If You Hear Me Tour, inviting a robust discourse in spirituality, race, and culture focusing through the struggle for equity and justice through the African-American male story.

  • Race in America after Ferguson

    Jun 26, 2018

    In October 2014, Tali Hairston facilitated a dialogue with SPU faculty presenting a historical and theological context of the events at Ferguson and the struggles in race relations.

  • Urban Involvement

    Jun 18, 2018

    Engage with community partners by joining an Urban Involvement team to learn from and build community with one of our 11 partners around Seattle.

  • SPRINT 2018 to Colombia

    Jun 18, 2018

    Be part of the team supporting students on our Barranquilla, Colombia, immersion experience — through your giving and their fundraising.

  • CityQuest 2018

    Jun 18, 2018

    Incoming students fan out across greater Seattle on September 22, the Saturday before Autumn Quarter classes begin. Learn more.

  • Latreia’s Last Engagement Day

    May 1, 2018

    Students joined Latreia for the last engagement day with partners Amara and Rainier Valley Foodbank in Seattle’s Rainier Valley.

  • The 13th Annual John Perkins Lecture

    Apr 1, 2018

    The 13th annual Perkins lecture series — Faith, Race, and Evangelicalism — was held April 24, 2018, and included a visit from center co-founder Dr. John Perkins, along with Dr. Michael Emerson, provost of North Park University in Illinois.

  • John M. Perkins Annual Lecture Series: Faith, Race, and Evangelicalism

    Mar 1, 2018

    A morning chapel with Dr. John Perkins and Dr. Michael Emerson was followed by a special afternoon forum with guest Dr. Emerson, and responses by Chaplain Bo Lim and Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Sandra Mayo.