Join Multicultural Student Affairs for a variety of events in celebration of Black History Month! Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Celebrating Diversity Committee and Black Student Association.

Black Solidarity Day Reception
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m. | Building M
Moraine Valley students and staff are encouraged to wear all black clothing as a symbol of solidarity to kick off Black History Month. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Black Leadership Connection
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. | Building M, Moraine Room 1
The program will give several small groups of students an opportunity to meet with individual school leadership members including ELT, Deans, Faculty and Administrators. The event is designed to give students of color an opportunity meet, interact, and connect with college leadership to explore future career endeavors. Participation is open to all students. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Black Resistance and Resilience: The African American Experience
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m. | Webex
Throughout history, African Americans have had to resist and persist systems that were designed to oppress them. This workshop will highlight some of this history, will discuss the traumatic impact of systemic racism and will highlight lessons from these historical practices of resistance and resilience that are still very much imperative into today’s world.  Discussion led by Shanya Gray. Join the virtual event here.

Additional Webex login information
Meeting number: 2623 860 5715
Password: m8PhQu2d3Ej (68747823 from phones)
Host key: 569876
Join by video system Dial 26238605715@webex.com
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.
Join by phone
+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago)
+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

 

Black Student Association Coffee Pop-Up
Wednesday, Feb. 22, Noon to 1 p.m., Building U, Room U111
A safe space for students to hear, learn and discuss different thought-provoking poems and stories of Black resistance and the current state of Black culture. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Questions? Contact Maria Belmontez at belmontezm@morainevalley.edu.

This event repeats on the following days:
  • February 15, 2023 at 11:00 am | Building M
  • February 21, 2023 at 10:00 am | Online
  • February 22, 2023 at 12:00 pm | Building U