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2021 Black History Month Banner Raised by AAERG

Black history month banner on fenceDawn Robinson, a steering committee member of the African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) and Kelly Perce, an IDEA Office program manager, met on Friday, January 29th to hang the Black History Month banner near Blackberry Gate.

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.

The AAERG will honor Black History Month with various activities, including:

  • Thursday, Feb. 11 – 12 noon – With Fortitude and Faith: A Talk with Workforce Development Manager, Colette Flood

  • Friday, Feb. 12  – 12 noon –  ETA’s Black History Month Celebration
  • Thursday, Feb. 25 – 12 noon –  Black History Month Celebration

Check Elements and the AAERG webpage for updates and details.

Consider joining the AAERG!