Shasta College Black History Month Celebration

Join Shasta College for Reflections on Social Movements and the Value of Persistence, Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on the Student Center Stage Cafeteria Building 2000. Soul food style entrée, music, entertainment, and influential guest speakers will be present. The menu will consist of fried chicken (drumsticks), mac, green beans, cake or cookies, and drinks (water, Lemonade). This is a free event and is open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. If food accommodations are required please reach out to Rashan Williams. Park in the North Parking Lot near the Gymnasium.

Guest speakers include; Curly Wilson from Simpson College, vocalist Rashad Holmes, De’sean Chavis and Maile Gillis, Abu Bakr from the Islamic Center, Heather Farquhar from the Shasta Historical Society, Lori McNeill, Jeremiah Sims, and the Hope City Choir. Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Traci Carr.

Dr. Carr has an Educational Doctorate in Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning, a Master of Arts degree in English Literature, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, and an Associate of Arts General Studies Degree. Dr. Carr is also the author of the Impact of Attendance Policy on Adult College Learners, a short article publication, and several educational pieces. Dr. Traci Carr was formerly the Coordinator of Student Programs/Grant Coordinator for the Shasta County Office of Education.

This event is offered by the Shasta College Umoja Group. Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. Umoja is a family that helps its members navigate the college environment and become successful in education.

For more information, contact Rashan Williams, rwilliams@shastacollege.edu, (530) 242-2281 www.shastacollege.edu/umoja

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