Upcoming events to celebrate Black History Month

MLK Days of Service and Action

Friday, Feb. 3:

  • 8:30-11 a.m.: Cool Science “Screaming Balloons,” Monument Academy at 1150 Village Ridge Point, Monument, CO 80132
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Service Opportunity – Volunteer with ReStore, ReStore South at 411 South Wahsatch Ave.
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Restorative Dialogue Circle, University Center 122
  • 3:30-5 p.m.: Service Opportunity – Site Projects at the Family Development Center, UCCS Family Development Center
  • 6-7 p.m.: Social Movements History and Action: Anti-Oppressive Practices, University Center 124

Black History Month Trivia Night

Thursday, Feb. 2 from 7 – 9 p.m.

Join Student Life for a Trivia Night celebrating Black History Month! 

Creative Activism Workshop

Monday, Feb. 6 from 3 – 6 p.m.

The Kraemer Family Library will be celebrating Black History Month with a workshop tribute to the 60th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream,” speech at the March on Washington in 1963. 

Brief presentation and discussion in EPC 237, followed by zine making, collage building, and resource sharing!

EPC 237 in the Library. Snacks provided!

Black History Month Kickoff

Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Join MOSAIC for the start of National Black History Month!

“I Am Not My Hair” Dialogue on the CROWN Act

Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Description: The CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” is a law that prohibit race-based hair discrimination, which is the denial of employment and educational opportunities because of hair texture or protective styles including braids, locs, twists or bantu knots. Join us for a panel discussing the power, and complexities, that come with wearing your hair naturally and navigating academic and professional life.

Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/T8eB5q6wdP

University Center, Room 307

Banned Books Program

Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

In the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center (UC 110)

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