Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. More here!
- Be sure to follow us on Instagram, where prominent Black Americans will be featured daily through Black History Month. Also follow Acalanes Diversity Board for student updates.
- See the full calendar of student events here.
Thursday Feb 4 from 6:30-8pm – District Book Club Event
Dive into the novel “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Learn more and register here. Invite a friend! Event is open to all.
Tuesday Feb 9, from 7-8:30pm – Racial Equity Series, Session 4
Join Dr. Lori Watson for a discussion on “Whiteness.” Zoom link will be sent out to all those registered prior to the meeting.
Tuesday Feb 23 from 6:30-7:30pm – Private Virtual Speaker Event with Arshay Cooper, author of the novel “A Most Beautiful Thing” and co-star of the movie with the same name. Space is limited, so sign up here to ensure your spot! Purchase the book here, and watch the movie on Amazon Prime or Xfinity. The students will have access to a special film screening from Feb 19-21.
We welcome you to join our committee.
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