Reminder: Writing Workshop with Poet Laureate, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Feb. 17

Join Wisconsin’s New Poet Laureate, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, on Feb. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m for a creative writing workshop and spoken word performance centered around self-love, self-image, and Black History Month! Registration is required for this virtual event (TEAMS).

For more information, visit the Student Life Facebook event page.

Join Wisconsin’s new Poet Laureate, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Feb. 17 from 7 p.m.

Join Wisconsin’s New Poet Laureate, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, on Feb. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. for a creative writing workshop and spoken word performance centered around self-love, self-image, and Black History Month! Registration is required for this virtual event (TEAMS). This event is open to the public.

For more information, visit the Student Life Facebook event page.

Writing Workshop & Performance with Dasha Kelly Hamilton

Join Wisconsin’s New Poet Laureate, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, on Feb. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m for a creative writing workshop and spoken word performance centered around self-love, self-image, and Black History Month! Registration is required for this virtual event (TEAMS).

For more information, visit the Student Life Facebook event page.

LinkedIn Learning Black History Month Challenge begins Feb. 9

Black History Month celebrates the achievements and impact of African Americans in the United States and across the world. During this time, LinkedIn pays homage to the contributions, innovations, and trailblazers within the black community that has helped in fields of business, technology, art, music and science.

LinkedIn Learning’s BHM Challenge kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, and will be spotlighting courses everyday taught by black authors. Each day’s activity can be completed in 5 minutes. Share your big takeaways to hr@uwgb.edu by March 3, 2021.

For more information, visit HR Connect.

Mai Lo Lee quoted in piece on Black History Month for Greater Green Bay Boys and Girls Club | Fox 11

On Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, the Greater Green Bay Boys and Girls Club celebrated Black History Month. UW-Green Bay MESA Director Mai Lo Lee is quoted in the article, stating how important it is to give children a physical space to allow them to celebrate their identity. More via Greater Green Bay Boys and Girls Club observes Black History Month | Fox 11.

“Black in the Bay” Event Set for Tuesday | Fox Valley 365

Black and African American students and professionals, along with allies and advocates, are invited to gather for a networking and community-building event on the UW-Green Bay campus on Tuesday. The first-ever Black in the Bay event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 5 until 6:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room in the University Union Building, 2430 Campus Court, Green Bay. Source: “Black in the Bay” Event Set for Tuesday | Fox Valley 365

Reminder: Upcoming Black History Month events

UW-Green Bay has a few more Black History Month events coming up, including:

  • WI Pre-Law Diversity Day: Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students are invited to attend the 7th Annual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day, hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School.
  • Milwaukee 53206 Film: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Christie Theatre. Watch Milwaukee 53206, which chronicles the lives of those living in the zip code with the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in America – up to 62%.
  • BlacKkKlansman, Film Screening and Discussion: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in the Christie Theatre,  with film beginning at 4 p.m. and discussion taking place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Based on actual events in the midst of the 1970s Civil Rights Movement, the film depicts an African American police officer who infiltrates a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague to go undercover as a white supremacist.

Learn more about all of these events.