Black History Month Events

February 29, 2024
All day, every day.
Wherever you are!

Black History Month

Black History Month Virtual Backgrounds
• February 1sh - 29th, All day, every day!
Download any of these virtual backgrounds and add them to your Zoom.

Black History

Community Events

Black History Month Special Menus @ UCSF Cafes
• Every Tuesday in February, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Featuring the recipes of Kwame Onwuaci, "the most important chef in America".

"...too busy living it..." Open Gallery with Featured Artist Ajuan Mance
• February 1st - 29th, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hosted by the UCSF Black Women's Health & Livelihood Initiative, the open gallery is located in the UCSF Black Wellness Center within the UCSF Women's Health Center.

GME Diversity Second Look
Virtual event, Friday, February 2nd, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
How GME programs embody UCSF's Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Anti-Racist (DEIA) Initiative values and why Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) applicants should take a second look at UCSF.

Strength in Unity: Black Community Initiatives for HIV Education and Support
• Wednesday, February 7th, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join the UCSF Black Wellness Center in collaboration with Healing & Uniting Every Sista & and Black Brother Esteem in celebration of National Black HIV/AIDS Day of Awareness.

The 5th Anniversary of the UCSF Black Women's Health and Livelihood Initiative
• Thursday, February 8th, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Black-identifying individuals), 5:00pm - 7:00pm (opent to all)
Join us at the UCSF Black Wellness Center as we celebrate 5 years of the UCSF Black Women's Health & Livelihood Initiative addressing health and health care disparities for Black Women and Black gender expansive individuals.

The Black Caucus 32nd Annual Black Heritage Gala
• Thursday, February 10th, 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero, SF
Celebrate with us as we step into the rebirth of culture. Let the echoes of our ancestors guide us through this Renaissance of Black Excellence.

Black History Month 2024 Lecture and 2nd Book Launch with Dante King, M.Ed
In-, Thursday, February 8th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (webinar), 1:00pm - 1:30pm (Q&A)
The start of our journey towards building a supportive community for coping and healing.

Black History Month Fireside Chat with the founders of BLOOM - Black Love Opportunity and Outcome Improvement in Medicine
Virtual event, Wednesday, February 14th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A new clinic that matches Black babies with Black healthcare providers to improve outcomes for both moms and kids.

Soul in Harmony: A Black History Month Meditation & Sound Bath
In-person event, Friday, February 16th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A soulful meditation and rejuvenating sound bath as we celebrate the rich tapestry of Black history and resilience.

Black Womxn Researcher Mixer
In-person event, Wednesday, February 21st, 11:00am - 1:00pm
A dynamic and empowering event designed to foster connections, share insights, and celebrate the achievements of Black Womxn in academia and beyond.

Hear Us, See Us: Listening to Patients of Color
Virtual event, Thursday, February 22nd, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
This talk will feature Angela Bishop Ross, MPH, MBA.

Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Black Jeopardy
In-person, Friday, February 23rd, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, HSW 302
Celebrate Black culture and learn more about Black icons and culture. RSVP Kinely required.

Soulful Roots: Ancestor Alter Gathering
In-person, Thursday, February 29th, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Step into a rich tapestry of culture and history as we delve into the significance of ancestral altars within the Black community.

SOUL GLOW: Equitable Hair Care
In-person, Tuesday, March 12th, 11:00am - 1:00pm
An inclusive educational experience that centers around African American Stories of Identity, Beauty and Humanity with live demonstrations.

Feb. 1st - 29th