Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central roles in U.S. history.
Please join AFAM (El Camino College’s African American Employees Network), Project Success, Black Student Union, and the Black Student Success Center as we celebrate Black History Month. Be on the lookout for emails on:
A program of celebration including song, poetry and reflections.
Come celebrate Black History Month with BSU! Soul food and African/Caribbean food will be available on the Student Services Plaza.
A panel discussion featuring students of the ECC FIRST (Formerly Incarcerated Re-Entry Students Thriving) program. Join live on Zoom.
A panel discussion on the various roles and experiences within the justice system, including panelists from law enforcement and a local federal judge. Join live on Zoom.
Celebrate with these Zoom virtual backgrounds (click to open, right-click the image and save to your computer).
The event grew out of “Negro History Week”, created in February 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. Since 1976, every U.S. president officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, devote a month to celebrating Black history.