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   2017 Annual Black History Month Program

SAVE THE DATES!
 
SAVE-THE-DATES National Theme: “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION,” Kick-Off Celebration, City Hall Rotunda, Friday, February 3, 12:00 Noon – 1:00PM

GUEST SPEAKER: MR. LANDON DICKEY, Special Assistant to the Superintendent, African American Achievement & Leadership Initiative, San Francisco Unified School District, FREE to public

HONORING EDUCATORS RECEPTION, 762 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor – Hall of Culture, Friday, February 3, 5:30 – 7:30 PM; “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION: EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY,” FREE to public“

THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION”– SF Maritime National Historical Park,  Meet at Washington Square Park & ends at the Maritime Museum (900 Beach Street), Saturday, February 4, 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ages 9-15 FREE park entry with Registration; walking  tour will explore Sargent Johnson’s struggle with being one of the only African American artists working for the Works Progress Administration on the West Coast, and the link to the Harlem Renaissance. To register, please contact NoeMesha Williams, Outreach coordinator, (415) 561-7170, noemesha_williams@nps.gov; “Special Black History Month Programs:” Feb. 4, Feb. 19 & Feb. 25, contact Lynn Cullivan (415) 561-7006, lynn_cullivan@nps.gov“

THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION – WONDERS OF ROBOTICS,” Children’s Program, 762 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor, Tuesday, February 7 for 5th Graders only from John Muir, Dr. William Cobb & Rosa Parks Schools; Dr. Yvette Fagan, Presenter“THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION – WALL STREET,” Children’s Program, ages 9-16, 762 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor, Saturday, February 11,  11:00 AM – 12:00 noon; Ms. Kiwan Gore, Presenter; FREE to students; Refreshments
 
  • “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION – WALL STREET,” Adult Program, Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 – 7:00 PM; $5.00 donation, Society fundraiser; Ms. Kiwan Gore, Presenter; Refreshments

 
  • “CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION -  PANEL,”  General Membership Meeting, 762 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor, Sunday, February 19, 3:00-5:00 PM; Free to public; Refreshments

 
  • “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION – PORT CHICAGO NAVAL MAGAZINE NATIONAL MEMORIAL TRIP,” 320 Black naval men lost their lives during WWII in munitions explosion, Saturday, February 25, 2 groups of 23:  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM and 12:30 – 3:30 PM; FREE with registration; depart from John Muir National Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez; deadline February 7. Active Naval Base requires: full name, date of birth, ID/driver’s license; ID not required under age 18.  To reserve place, leave name & phone # at (415) 292-6172.

 
  • “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION,” African American Center, Main Branch of SF Public Library, Book Display, February 1 – 28; Catrina Brewton, coordinator

 
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