Black History Month Event Series
27 Jan 2022
The City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County are hosting a series of events for Black History Month. This year’s theme is Black History for the Black Future. Black History is the summation of achievements of civil rights leaders, innovative trailblazers, and beautiful diverse cultural expressions. This year’s programs celebrate Black History and inspires dialogue on its relevance for an equitable, healthy future for all people. Each week of February we’re hosting an event that is sure to spark a continuous dialogue.
- THURSDAY, FEB 3, 12:00PM-1:30PM: Examine the importance of equitable, inclusive education and careers. Come learn the importance of uplifting Blackness in S.T.E.A.M.
- THURSDAY, FEB 10, 12:00PM-1:00PM: Youth lead performance. The young artists of the Irreducible Grace Foundation (IGF) are sharing their reflections of "Black History for the Black Future".
- THURSDAY, FEB 17, 12:00PM-1:30PM: A discussion on creating equitable spaces and programs to empower the success our youth. We'll also examine how internalized racism shows up in the psyche and how repressive behaviors hinder progress. The goal is inspiring proactive approaches to maintaining our sanity and identity within systemic pressures. Following the event, we invite you to continue the discussion.
- THURSDAY, FEB 24, 12:00PM-1:00PM: A session to center ourselves and reflect on how this Black History Month inspires our futures (through our children, legacies', and present actions).
To get more info: https://engagestpaul.org/black-history-month-2022