UMass Dartmouth's Black History 4 Seasons Council announces events for the 2017-2018 academic year.
In collaboration with various UMassD colleges and departments and community partners such as the New Bedford Historical Society, these celebratory events honor the contributions of Black Americans in politics, social justice, literature, theater, visual arts, and music.
All events are free to UMassD students.
MLK Youth Civic Leadership Institute & Day of Service
Location: Woodland Commons Contact: Dierdre Healy, firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-999-8641 Sponsor: Leduc Center for Civic Engagement
16th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Location: Woodland Commons Cost: Free, students with online registration; $25, all others Snow date: Friday, February 9, 2018 Contact: Office of ODEI, email@example.com or 508-999-8008 Sponsors: Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Frederick Douglass Unity House & Black History 4 Seasons Council
50th Anniversary Share the Dream Banquet
Celebrating past and present College Now students Location: Whites of Westport 4 pm Social Hour; 5 pm Dinner Cost: Free, College Now Freshman & Start Seniors; $15, sophomores & juniors; $30, all others Contact: Craig Elkins, firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-999-8747 Sponsor: College Now
17th Annual Frederick Douglass Read-a-thon
Location: First Unitarian Church 71 8th St., New Bedford, MA Contact: Lee Blake, email@example.com or 774-929-3035 Sponsors: New Bedford Historical Society
Save the date: Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration
Save the date! More details to follow. Contact: Donna Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-999-9222 Sponsors: Frederick Douglass Unity House & Black History 4 Seasons Council