Parent Association for Cultural Enrichment at SLUH

our mission

PACES is a group of current SLUH parents that meets regularly and seeks to assist the President and administration in diversifying SLUH’s student body and faculty; building a culture of acceptance and celebration for all;  communicating the school’s value for equity and inclusion to the wider community; identifying concerns related to equity and inclusion; imagining ways of addressing these concerns; and finding constructive ways to engage the broader St. Louis community as a united SLUH community.

Questions? Please email Joycelyn Barnes (

paces welcomes all sluh parents!

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month (except March) from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in room M204 or via Zoom. Meeting updates and reminders will be posted here and in the Principal's weekly ParentConnect e-communication.

Upcoming PACES meeting - Thursday, September 21 - 7:00 p.m. - SLUH Currigan Room.

A note from President Joycelyn Barnes:
It was great getting to meet so many of you at our Happy New Year Happy Hour and at Moms and Margaritas.  We received such great energy and interest!  Thank you to all who left your contact information.  Our next meeting is Tues., Sept. 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the Currigan Room (first floor - Jesuit Wing - near the Theology office).  We want to know what you are interested in and will be voting on this year's initiatives.  Please bring your ideas and/or, to avoid duplicate ideas, please include them HERE in this Google Doc.  This will help compile our ideas before the meeting (great idea Charles and Mark!).  We look forward to seeing you then.  Questions?  Contact Joycelyn Barnes:


PACES Leadership

Joycelyn Barnes
PACES President

Frank Kovarik '94
Director of Equity & Inclusion; English Department, Chair

Mari Watanabe
Hiring for Diversity Subcommittee, Chair

Tiffany Whitlock
Anti-Bias Training Subcommittee, Chair