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Celebrate Black History Month at Georgian Court
February 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - February 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Since 1926, this time of year has been designated to acknowledge the history, culture, and the plight of Black/African American people in the United States. In its earlier years, it was celebrated during the second week of February—to acknowledge Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass’ birthdays. Today, Black History Month is an opportunity for people of all backgrounds to discuss the Black experience, both in the United States and abroad.
We invite you to join us for one (or more!) of the events as we explore Black History Month at GCU:
Building Cultural Humility
Tuesday, February 15, 2-3:30 p.m.
Participants will establish a foundational understanding of the cultural humility framework for social equity. This session looks at the sociohistorical roots of the cultural humility framework paying particular attention to the legacies of cultural imperialism. The session is open to faculty and staff. Led by the GCU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Black Greek 101: Why I Committed to Lifelong Membership
Wednesday, February 16, 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a conversation with members of the nine historically Black sororities and fraternities. During this session, we will talk about the history of the organizations, why they were founded, and why they are still relevant today. More information coming soon!
Race and Me: Locating Our Racial Identities Within Community
Thursday, February 24, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
How does your racial identity impact your role in the community? This equity learning session aims to build a foundational understanding of race and its relationship to systems of power. Participants will develop skills to navigate their own racial identities in the service of building equitable community spaces. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Led by the GCU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.