Though out America, February is recognized as Black History Month- an annual celebration of advancements and achievements by African Americas, and a time for recognizing the role of African Americans in U.S. history.

EPCC honors this historic month through a wide array of events and programs.  The next 3 Mondays will hold amazing activities with presentations and performances:

  • February 13th- A panel discussion with El Paso educators, they will discuss the film, 'All the Difference,' about 2 teens and their dream to go and graduate from a university along with KCOS Public TV
  • February 20th- Lift Every Voice and Sing:  Gospel music featuring soloists, praise dancers, and mime groups.
  • February 27th- Bridging Education through Jazz with the Director of Jazz Studies from UCSC.

EPCC will be joining more than 1 million readers nationwide for the 28th Annual African-American Read-In.  The Community, faculty, and students are encourged to join in reading  from their favorite piece.  This will take place:

  • Rio Grade Campus, Little Temple, 906 N. El Paso, February 23rd, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Northwest Campus, Library, 6701 South Desert Blvd., February 27th, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Transmountain Campus, Foyer, 9570 Gateway North, February, 10 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Valle Verde Campus, Cafeteria Annex, 919 Hunter, February 28th, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

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