This year’s BHM events will educate all on those of past and present within black culture. And empower a platform that will enrich and cultivate the future of Black America here at ACC.
Kickback Black; Kicking off BHM 2021, Wednesday, February 3, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
We invite everyone in the community to bring their smile, wit, and their knowledge of Black history to this virtual lounge!
Social Distancing Hour Discussion- The Future of Black America; How Do We Move On From Here?, Wednesday, February 10, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
We will explore the diaspora from all levels: ACC, the local Austin area, nationally, and globally; and address the inquiry of what we can do to move forward as a community after 2020.
Salon/Barbershop Talk: “Girrll” & “BRUH!”, Wednesday, February 17, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This event will focus on the identity development of the Black community, with a challenging conversation that aims to tackle various questions that have permeated throughout Black culture.
“Get Your Weight Up!”- Being Black and Being in Business, Wednesday, February 24, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Three Black professionals will detail their unique journey to financial stability, how they are handling the financial turmoil of the pandemic, and share ways that they have begun to generate wealth.
Monday, January 18, 2021
12:30 - 2 p.m. | ACC Remembers Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., - Life, Liberty & Legacy
2:30 PM-5:15 PM CST or 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM CST | MLK Celebration: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Virtual Circles Learn more and register
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 National Day of Racial Healing
10:30 a.m. - Noon | National Day of Racial Healing: Social Justice in Policing
1 - 2:30 p.m. | National Day of Racial Healing: Performances of artistic expression
Wednesday January 20, 2021
11:30am-12:30pm | All-inclusive initiatives for people of color
1 - 2 p.m. | TRHT & TLED Presents: Jane Elliot - “Moving Beyond Implicit Bias to a Welcoming and Inclusive Campus Community”
2 - 3 p.m. | Faculty-only Jane Elliot talk
3 - 4 p.m. | Woman Crush Wednesday: “Once you make her your WCW, now what?”
Thursday, January 21, 2021
11 a.m. - Noon | The Power of Solidarity: Unity of Austin Latinx Communities
12 - 1:30 p.m. | Staff/Faculty only Virtual RX Racial Healing Circle
2 - 3:30 p.m. | Men of Color, How Are You Doing in 2020?
Friday, January 22, 2021
11 a.m. - Noon | Mind Your Mental Health as a Social Justice Activist
12 - 1:30 p.m. | Student only virtual RX Racial Healing Circle
Through exercises, discussions, and presentations, faculty will strengthen their knowledge of equitable practice. We will explore a framework that will improve retention and success of students from historically underserved communities. We will also discuss how to adapt teaching methods to engage students using equity designed principles.
Enroll for one of the following workshops:
Tuesday, January 21, 2020. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at the ACC Highland Campus.
Join us at at the ACC National Day of Racial Healing showcase. The event includes art, dance, music and spoken word.
The ACC Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center hosts a trio of racial healing circles as part of National Day of Racial Healing.
Events at the following locations:
Registration is not required but encouraged: Register now