Assistant Professor of Multicultural Chaplaincy and Community Ministries
Rev. Kevin Alan Mann | MDIV., MASC. (he/him/siyá) currently serves as a Chaplain with Sequoia Hospice. He completed his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Social Change from Starr King School for the Ministry in 2016. He was awarded the Hilda Mason Teaching Fellowship and designed and led a semester long course called: Antiracist Theologies/Praxis: Towards a Multiracial Anti-Oppressive Faith Movement.
In 2018, Kevin completed his Chaplaincy Residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He worked with the Shanti Project serving the emotional and practical needs of long-term survivors of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and served as the Community Advocacy Intern with the Faithful Fools Street Ministry where he practiced the art of meeting people where they are. Before professional ministry, Kevin served as a Community Organizer across a diverse spectrum of student, labor, housing, LGBTQ, faith and people of color organizations, non-profits, and electoral campaigns.
In March 2023, Kevin became qualified for Unitarian Universalist ministry. He serves as an affiliated Community Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Oakland and organizes the Bay Area DRUUMM, Diverse Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries. As a Queer Person of Color whose parents immigrated from the Visayan Islands of central Philippines, his ministry is rooted in centering people from the margins and growing solidarity towards the Beloved Community. He enjoys getting lost in the redwoods, quality time by the ocean, and anything ube, the sweet purple Filipino dessert.