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February 2021

BLACK MINDS MATTER: Exploring Traumas Dispelling Stigmas and Promoting Wellness

February 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

BLACK MINDS MATTER: Exploring Traumas Dispelling Stigmas and Promoting Wellness Please join us for an engaging and thought provoking panel discussion on mental health in the black community. Panelists names and information is displayed in the flyer! Register Now!!

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Black Excellence: Celebrate and Network with Successful Professionals

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

You are invited to participate on Thursday, February 25th and celebrate with UCLA's Black Bruin legacy & history in the making. Featuring: Celebration of the history & legacy of Black Bruins through the formal recognition of historical icons, contemporary alumni, staff, and faculty who have exhibited exceptional career success Panel of distinguished UCLA alumni, staff and faculty focusing on Academic & Career Achievement and providing solutions to contemporary issues with focus on intersection with diversity and social justice Networking with…

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Gender, Race, and Age Behind Bars: Impacts of Long-term Sentencing

February 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN PRESENTS GENDER, RACE, AND AGE BEHIND BARS: IMPACTS OF LONG-TERM SENTENCING CO-HOSTED BY THE UCLA CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM AND THE LA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE DATE: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 TIME: 12:15 PM-1:30 PM LOCATION: Zoom Webinar (RSVP) This event is free and open to the public with registration. Join us for a rare opportunity to hear from two formerly-incarcerated women activists on the compounded adverse impacts of long-term sentencing on the elderly,…

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January 2021

Join us for the UCLA Black Bruin Resource Center Focus Groups!

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - January 27 @ 6:00 pm

  Hello Black Bruin Community, It is with great excitement that we announce the opening and development of UCLA's First Black Bruin Resource Center. This achievement could not be done without your advocacy, persistence, hard work, and dedication to the development of further resources for the Black community. As key stakeholders and collaborators of this center, we invite you to share your input on how to shape the center to fit our students’ needs and essential resources. For us to ensure we are…

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UCLA Black Alumni Association’s Social Justice Summit

January 8 @ 8:00 am - January 10 @ 11:00 am

UCLA Black Alumni Association’s Social Justice Summit January 7th-10th, 2021 Register HERE UCLA Black Alumni Association’s Social Justice Summit is going virtual. Following a tumultuous year which laid bare the country’s racial inequity, UBAA plans to bring thought leaders, activists, entertainers and Black Bruin professionals together to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Black community today. Watch the promo video here or below: https://vimeo.com/494610445 Schedule of Events: Thursday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. A Love Song for LaTasha – Panel…

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December 2020

FESTIVALS IN THE CITY OF ANGELS: KWANZAA IN LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE

December 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FESTIVALS IN THE CITY OF ANGELS: KWANZAA IN LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE Thursday, December 17, 2020   |   5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Kwanzaa is a relatively new holiday, created in 1966, following the Watts Rebellion, to bring the Black community together. Today, it is celebrated annually around the world, most notably on the West Coast in Leimert Park Village, the vibrant heart of Black culture in Los Angeles. The Fowler has partnered with We Love Leimert for a program honoring Kwanzaa…

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Career Day with the Lakers

December 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us this Friday, Dec 11th, 2020 for a panel discussion featuring staff from the LA Lakers and the broad range of career paths that exist within professional supports. Hosted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies in partnership with the Lakers Black Action Network. Register Here

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Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration 2020 with Dr. Scot Brown (Keynote Speaker)

December 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Community Folk Art Center (CFAC) and Syracuse University's Department of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences invites you to virtually celebrate a Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration event! Special guest performers include: the Adanfo Ensemble ( African Drumming and Dance), Dr. Joan Hillsman ( Joan Hillsman Network), Alice Queen (Vocalist) and Dr. Scot Brown (Keynote Speaker). The concert will be live-streamed from CFAC, with virtual doors opening at 7 p.m EST/ 4 p.m. PST Register Here

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Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19

December 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

UCLA’s Digital Humanities program, Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (c2i2), and the Department of Information Studies’ Graduate Student Colloquium present: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19 A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University) Thursday, December 10, 2020  3:00pm (PST) Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and…

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Black Lives Matter in Brazil

December 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Like in the United States, police violence against people of color is pervasive in Brazil, the country with the world’s second-largest Black population. This interdisciplinary panel of scholars from Brazil and the U.S. will trace the history of Black Brazilian mobilization against state-sanctioned violence; compare police violence against people of color in Brazil, the U.S., and South Africa; and examine the particular impacts of police violence on Black LGBTQ+ Brazilians. Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:00AM PDT Click Here for the…

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