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Black History Month 2021 Virtual Celebration – February 25, 2021

The African American Employee Resource Group invites you to the annual Black History Month Celebration Event.

Date: Thursday, February 25 (add it to your calendar)

Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm

Join the celebration on Zoom

Our program includes remarks from Executive Sponsor Michael Brandt, Black history, poetry readings and much more. Join us!

With February being Black History Month, let’s get in the habit of shopping local and supporting our Black-owned Bay Area businesses. At the link below, you’ll find a slew of businesses that families love, from vegan pizza to bookstores to DJ lessons. Snag some gift cards, buy yourself a cupcake and support these businesses now and always!

25 Black-Owned Bay Area Businesses to Support Now & Always

CanDid Art Kids

CanDid Art makes beautiful reversible quilted jackets and quilts for kids using sustainable materials. Their textiles are ethically sourced from African vendors and dyed using natural and organic dyes and processes. They also make stunning jewelery, home decor and original artwork. Purchase online only.



IG @candid_art


Red Bay Coffee

Red Bay is a beautiful cafe and roastery in the heart of Fruitvale. It was funded to promote diversity and inclusivity in the coffee industry. It has a lovely patio which is perfect for the little ones to play while you sip your delicious coffee or enjoy one of their many pastries. They are open for pick up or delivery.

3098 E 10th St.


IG: @redbaycoffee

Also in Oakland:

therelclothing   Online and pop-up store on Grand and Bellevue at Lake Merritt

tasteofspoiledmilk  INSTAGRAM: @tasteofspoiledmilk