African Heritage and Black History
Black History Month
Each year the African Ancestry Association (AAA) hosts the Black History Month Scholarship Luncheon. Please join us for this year's event as as we raise funds and awareness for our African Ancestry Heritage Scholarships.
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Hinson Campus Center, Conference Room A&B
Cost: $20 for advance RSVP, $25 for limited tickets at the door
RSVP By Tuesday, March 5
Please return your RSVP form with payment to secure your seat. Note: Deadline was extended.
The luncheon program includes
recognition of the AAA Scholarship recipients, with food provided by Back A Yard Caribbean.
All proceeds from the luncheon benefit the AAA Scholarship Fund for De Anza students.
STUDENTS: Apply for the African Ancestry Heritage scholarship during the regular De Anza scholarship application period.
Sponsored by De Anza African Ancestry Association, DASB, and the Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education.
Support the AAA Scholarship Fund
It's really easy to give! Visit the FHDA Foundation website to download the Payroll Deduction Form. Just be sure to identify your contribution for the "De Anza African Ancestry Heritage Scholarship Fund" All contributions are tax deductible. Remember no amount is too small and is deeply appreciated.
Please join us for BHM Events in February
Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend a calendar of cultural enrichment activities to commemorate Black History Month at De Anza throughout February.
Black History Month Kick-off Reception Art Project and Black Artist Panel
Tuesday, Feb. 5 • 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Euphrat Museum of Art (in the Visual & Performing Arts Center)
1st Thursday Poetry
Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Thursday, Feb. 7 • 5-7:30 p.m. • Euphrat Museum of Art (VPAC) • Hosted by McTate Stroman
Tuesday, Feb. 12 • 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. (note time change)
• Multicultural Center (MCC) • Video, art project, traditional food tasting and much more
African American Student Outreach Conference
Wednesday, Feb. 13 • 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B
Community Conversation with De Anza College Academic Adviser Will Madden: Blacks and Sports
Thursday, Feb. 14 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • MCC
"Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy," and "Bill Cosby: Himself"
Tuesday, Feb. 19 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. • MCC • Films and discussion
Taalam Acey, Spoken Word Artist
Thursday, Feb. 21 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B • Performance and workshop
3rd Thursday Film Night:
Thursday, Feb. 21 • 6-9 p.m. • Conference Room B • African American Studies presents "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North"
Black History Month Honors Japanese Day of Remembrance: Making Connections
Tuesday, Feb. 26 • 3:30-5:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Room B • "Children of the Camp" and "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome" videos and discussion
African Ancestry Issues Summit: Sustaining a Thriving Black Community at De Anza
Thursday, Feb. 28 • 3-6 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B • Keynote speaker Crystallee Crain, sociology and political science adjunct professor at De Anza, College of Alameda and CSU East Bay.
Funded by DASB and AASA. Sponsored by the MLK and Black History Events Committee; African Ancestry Staff Association (AASA); Equity Office; African American Studies Department; Sankofa; and the Black Student Union.