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ACC Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center: Events

Truth, Racial Healing, Transformation, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at ACC and throughout Central Texas

Juneteenth Celebration Summer (2021)



Friday, June 18 2021 at 10:00 AM to12:00 PM

Join Student Life from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm for the premiere of our virtual Juneteenth celebration! This online event will include the opportunity to communicate and share thoughts with other ACC students, faculty, and staff, as well as community interviews, entertainment, and a reminder of the importance of Juneteenth! After the event, you will still be able to watch this video on the ACC Student Life Facebook and Instagram pages. Also, this event is opened to community members so feel free to invite friends!  


Click here for more information and to RSVP for the 2021 Juneteenth Festival at Austin Community College

Black History Month with the ACC Office of Student Life

Black History Month 2021 : Future of Black America

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.

2021 TRHT Week: Social Justice and Collaborative Change: The Time is Now

                                                                                                                                               National Day of Racial Healing 1-21-21


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 


Click on MORE INFO to learn about and join the events.

Past Events



Black History Month Kick-off & Cultural

Heritage Festival - Eastview Campus

Thursday, February 611:00am – 1:30pm
Join us as we kick off Black History Month with black art,
music, clothing and information regarding the
importance of the right to vote.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Eastview Campus, Bldg. 2000, Student Lounge, Room 2158
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.



Black History Month: East Austin Heritage Journey - Eastview Campus
Thursday, February 1311:00am – 1:30pm
This event will piece together a journey of the black population in Austin from the early settlement days until present day. A timeline will provide the linage of black culture and community in Austin.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Eastview Campus, Bldg. 2000, Student Lounge, Room 2158
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.
Black History Month: Man in Me Documentary Viewing and Panel Discussion
Friday, February 1412:30 – 4:15pm
Join us for the screening of Man in Me: The Documentary followed by a panel discussion including the film maker, Mr. Isaac Rowe.

Friday, February 14, 2020
AFS Cinema | 6259 Middle Fiskville Road
12:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

View the trailer

This event is open to faculty, staff, students, and local community members.
Black History Month: Resiliency, Women & Wellness - Eastview Campus
Thursday, February 2011:00am – 1:30pm
This event, part of our Black History Month series, will discuss the well-being of women ranging from mental health and illness, physical and social well-being, economic wellness and more. Presentations for community organizations, and a panel discussion will provide insight and information on overcoming barriers and stereotypes.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Eastview Campus, Building 2000, African-American Cultural Center, Room 2133
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.
Black History Month: Diversity in Literary Voices of Texas - Riverside Campus
Saturday, February 2212:30 – 5:00pm
Join us as we discuss various topics related to the future of Black Journalism, Love/ Belonging, Art, Action and Justice.

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Riverside Campus, Bldg. G, Auditorium (Room 8100)
12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.
Black History Month: Trivia Contest - Northridge Campus
Tuesday, February 2511:00am – 1:30pm
Join us at the Northridge Campus as we celebrate Black History Month with a Trivia Contest. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Northridge Campus, Bldg. 1000, Student Life Lounge (Room 1112)
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Black History Month: Trivia, Showcase & Potluck - Eastview Campus
Thursday, February 2711:00am – 1:30pm
Description: Join us at our Black History month trivia contest, a showcase of artist talents and a variety of cultural foods.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Eastview Campus, Bldg. 2000, Student Lounge, Room 2158
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.
Black History Month: Community Extravaganza - Riverside Campus
Thursday, February 275:30 – 8:00pm

TLED Workshop: Discover Your Blind Spots: Teach for All Students

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:

2/14/2020   10:00 am - 12:00 pm   NRG 2242

2/19/2020   2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  EVC 8106

3/4/2020    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm   HLC 1307

4/8/2020    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  RVC 8132

5/8/2020     10:00 am - 12:00 pm  CYP 1105


ACC National Day of Racial Healing Showcase

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.


ACC RX Racial Healing Circles

Description: 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:

  • Cypress Creek Campus, Room 1108 | 9 a.m. - Noon
  • South Austin Campus, Room 1130 | 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Riverside Campus, Building G, Room 9114 | 1 - 4 p.m.

Registration is not required but encouraged: Register now


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