Black History Month 2021 (2024)

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Jeopardy Night for UCSF Students

Join the UCSF chapter of SNMA, SNDA, BE-STEM, School of Pharmacy and the Multicultural Resource Center for a night of fellowship and fun. The purpose of the jeopardy night is to celebrate Black history and culture while building connection within the UCSF community. There will be teams and prizes available The event will be held virtually and a zoom link will be sent to registered participants in advance.This is an interprofessional event for UCSF students.

Thursday, February 4, 2021
6:00- 7:30 PM

RSVP kindly requestedhereby Wednesday February 3, 2021

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Exploring and Empowering Our Communities: Black Men in White Coats

Join Black Men in Medicine at UCSF, SoM, Preterm Birth Initiative, and Multicultural Resource Center in for this film screening and panel!

Thursday, February 11, 2021
6- 8:30 PM

Zoom -RSVP kindlyhere

The purpose of this gathering is to raise awareness around the disparities andsystemic barriers preventing Black men from becoming medical doctors and provide a collective space to elevate and discuss the experiences of Black identified medical students and physician

This event is open to all members of UCSF and community-at-large

Special Menu at Friendly Cafe in BCH Oakland

Friday, February 12

Come celebrate Black History Month with a Special Menu at the Friendly Cafe in BCH Oakland.Featuring fried chicken, vegetarian jambalaya, special desserts and more!

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Dante King, M.Ed

Join the Multicultural Resource Center as we hostDante King, M.Edfor another presentation that will focus onthe opportunity to develop strategies to help diminish and minimize biased attitudes that affect decision-making. Participants will explore the impacts of institutional inequality, inequity, and structural racism.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12- 1 PM (Webinar)

1- 1:30 (Post-Discussion)

Learn more and register for both eventsHERE

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4th Annual Student Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion

Join UCSF's Student Leaders in a discussion on the state of UCSF regarding data and support for marginalized groups, allyship, institution-wide policy, and inclusive curriculum. This forum is designed to bring UCSF together to address issues of discrimination and harassment across all levels of the campus community and construct initiatives for change.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

12- 1:30 PM

Organized by the Interprofessional Diversity and Equity Alliance along with students from all Graduate and Professional Schools.

Learn more and RSVPHERE

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Financial Health Webinar

Thursday, February 18, 12 pm - 1 pm

Join the BCH Black Caucus for a Financial Check-up workshop provided by Patelco Credit Union that will encourage you to review your finances to ensure you can reach your financial goals. This interactive workshop will cover all of your financial touchpoints, from providing tips on how to successfully save money to executing a resilient budget. An essential part of financial management includes strategies for building and maintaining your credit. Being thoughtful and intentional about how you spend your money can give you financial freedom. Open to everyone at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and San Francisco/UCSF Medical Center/Campus.

Click HERE to register

The Get Down

The Black Caucus is hostingThe Get Down, a social mixer with trivia, prizes, and dancing. Come join the celebration of the rich history of African Americans at BCH, while dancing to a compilation of African American music through the decades, playing a trivia game highlighting the incredible roles of African Americans inhistory, and winningprizes!!! All are welcome. Cultural Attire is encouraged.

Thursday, February 18,5 pm - 6 pm

This is a ZOOM gathering

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Webinar: See Us Portrait Project - Meet and Greet

Wednesday, February 24, 1 pm - 2 pm

Come meet and converse with our BCH colleaguesfeatured on the See Us Portrait Project.Organized by the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Black Caucus, the project features portraits of our Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) colleagues across our campus to celebrate the diversity that makes our community strong.

Click HERE to view the webinar

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Food For Thought Topic: Vaccine Hesitancy

Thursday, February 25 at 12pm - 1pm.

Open to all BCH Staff-These "Food for Thought" sessions provide BCH staff a brave space to have open and honest conversations as we advance the work to dismantle structural racism. We recognize this work is not just about thoughts and behaviors, but about the heart and the spirit.

Background Information:

Click HERE to register.


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Soul of a Nation: Art in teh Age of Black Power

A docent from the de Young Museum provides a visual presentation ofSoul of Nation, art made by Black artists during two pivotal decades when issues of race and identity dominated and defined both public and private discourse.

The year 1963 might have marked the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, ending slavery in the South, but poverty, prejudice, racism, segregation and frustration were still rampant in this country. Explore how Black artists responded to these social and cultural conditions.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
7- 8 PM

To learn more and register, goHERE

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KQED Presents: A Love Supreme, Black History Month Drive-In at Fort Mason

When the Waters Get Deepfollows the story of local musicians thatuses hip-hop, jazz and soul to tell stories about the effects of policing, mass incarceration, and gun violence, and the bandmates work to create spaces for healing in Black and brown communities.

Tuesday- February 22@ 8 PM

The 35-minute film will debut at KQED's first drive-in screening at Fort Mason on February 23rd at 8pm.We will be hosting a simultaneous digital screening of the film on ourYouTube channel. A link will be sent to registrants who sign up for a live-streaming ticket prior to the event.

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Black Men in White Coats Virtual Screening

Register at IndieScreening

Available February 26 5:00 PM PST until March 15:00 PST | Register to receive a link and unique passcode

Hosted by the Oakland Public Library

Less Black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and Black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American doctors being Black men, this comes as no surprise.This documentary dissects the systemic barriers preventing Black men from becoming medical doctors and the consequences on society at large.

Join AAMLO for a special virtual screening of a film project that “seeks to increase the number of Black men in the field of medicine by exposure, inspiration, and mentoring." The founder and executive producer isDr. Dale Okorodudu.

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