Virtual Library Display
The MiraCosta College Library has created captivating Online Displays featuring items from their collections of each of the History and Heritage Months. Make sure to check out the following online displays for books and ebooks, biographies of famous people, and online films and documentaries.
Friday, February 5th @ 4:30PM
State of the Black Campus
Zoom Meeting ID# 992 5745 3517, Passcode: BA2020
Join us for a discussion around the Black experience at MiraCosta College.
Monday, February 8th @ 4-5:30PM
Entrepreneurship 101: Centuries of Success
Jamaal Brown, founder of Black 365, will showcase examples of successful Black businesses throughout the ages. The audience will learn about the riches of Mansa Musa, African American examples of cooperative economics, Black Wall Street and more. Additionally, learn strategies for becoming debt free, along with practical wealth building strategies.
Wednesday, February 10th @ 12-1:15PM
Join Dr. Antonio Banks to learn how the African American Male Education Network & Development (A2MEND) organization provides a community of brotherhood, mentors and connections for African American male students while fostering institutional change at California Community Colleges.
Friday, February 12th
Global Literacy Fair
The fair will feature Project LIKE volunteers reading books with youth about prominent Black figures in history and then engaging them in creative literacy activities. For more information, please contact Edwina Williams firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://projectlike.org
Wednesday, February 17th @ 3-4:15PM
Strength through Black Sisterhood
Join Umoja Liaison Carolyn Goodspeed to share space that centers Black women and their experiences.
Thursday, February 18th @ 6-7:30PM
Culinary Therapy: Making Meals that Heal!
Join the owner of Eight16 Culinary Therapy (@eight16culinarytherapy), Mercedes Tiggs, LCSW, as she gives us tips and tricks to make the perfect meal. Honoring Chef Leah Chase of Dooky Chase New Orleans, come learn how to recreate Leah Chase's famous fried chicken!
Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/IngredientBox by February 3rd to receive a free ingredient box (pick up @ CLC on 2/17) with everything you need to follow the recipe.
Friday, February 19th @ 12-1:30PM
Civil Rights, Black Lives Matter, and Law Enforcement Excessive Force
Join us as attorney Duane Bennet discusses his near-death experience with the police as a Black attorney and how that led him to a desire to better understand the law of policing in the Black community.
Monday, February 22nd through Thursday, February 25th @ 3-5PM each day
11th Annual United Black Student Conference (UBSC)
High school and college students are invited to attend the 11th annual UBSC, MiraCosta’s student-led conference. This year, each of the four days of the conference has a different theme: Black is Intelligent, Black is Powerful, Black is Beautiful, and Black is Creative. Attend one or two days, or attend all four, and build community and be inspired by Black speakers, performers, and community leaders.
Friday, February 26th @ 10am-5pm
Black Nerds Expo
Register at https://blacknerdsexpo.com
Join us at this online event to celebrate arts, books, comics, video games, pop culture, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with other Black nerds!
February 1st-February 28th
Umoja Community Giving Campaign
As we celebrate Black History Month, and at a time when we generally gather to celebrate and fundraise at our Annual Soul Fusion event, we invite you to give virtually and provide much needed support to the Umoja Community. Your gift provides funding for educational opportunities, Umoja scholarships, emergency financial assistance, textbooks, conference fees, internships for Umoja Community Club and much more!
Black Student Support Group
Student-only space for Black students to share experiences and build community. In collaboration with Student Equity & UMOJA. Facilitated by Nathan Klein. Email email@example.com for information & link.