EventsFLC's 1st Annual Black History Month & Women's History Month Speaker Series

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FLC's 1st Annual Black History Month & Women's History Month Speaker Series

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM


Every year, many communities join in celebration to recognize the contributions African Americans and woman have made to our society. In the United States, we celebrate Black History Month(BHM) in February, and March is reserved for Woman’s History Month (WHM). Join the Family Learning Center Coordinators during our weekly Community Connection Hour (CCH) for our 1st Annual BHM & WHM Speaker Series!

“To know the past is to know the present. To know the present is to know yourself.”                                                                                                                      -Ibram X. Kendi

Guest Speakers Include: 

  • Mychele Riddick (AT&T);
  • Dr. Monica Allen (SJSU Dept. of Public Health); 
  • Dr. Marcelle Dougan (SJSU Dept. of Public Health); 
  • Ms. Zeena Yasin (Business Owner-Financial Advisor),
  • Dr. Susie Reyes (Physician)
  • Marisa Gaska (PPE Business Owner)
  • Denise Williams-(Chief Program Officer: Silicon Valley Education Foundation)
  • Nirvana Soul Co-Founders: Be'Anka Ashaolu & Jeronica Macey
  • This program will take place on Zoom and registration is required to receive the meeting link. Please make sure you have Zoom software installed and your computer audio/video in working order. Links and passwords will be emailed the morning of each session. You will be placed in a waiting room until the program is ready to begin. Participants are encouraged to register for the entire series (8). Learn more about Zoom at

Registration Limit: 50

To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at least three business days prior to the event.

Black History Month
Suitable for:
Adults, ages 18+
Teens, ages 12-18
Seniors, ages 65+
Pre-Teens, ages 10-12
Career & Business
Community Resources & Support Groups
Health & Wellness
Celebrations & Festivities
English, Español, Tiếng Việt

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