Feb
24
Sun
Black History Month Panel @ Alameda Main Library
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join this panel discussion featuring three African American Alamedans who have made significant contributions to Alameda:

  • Christine Chilcott: CEO of Girls Incorporated of the Island City; the only black person running a non-profit in Alameda

 

  • Ardella J. Dailey, EdD: Alameda Unified School District trustee; assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership in the College of Education and Allied Studies, Cal State East Bay; first black superintendent of AUSD

 

  • Vickie R. Smith: Long-time activist for diversity and equity in schools; founder of Encinal High School Black Student Union while a student; retired Family Support Services Liaison for Alameda Unified School District

The panelists will discuss their lives and careers as Black women leaders.  Alameda-based writer Akilah Monifa will moderate.

The event will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda.

Feb
25
Mon
AAUW/FAL Author Series: Rebecca Gomez Farrell @ Alameda Free Library
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

AAUW and FAL are cosponsoring an author series at the Alameda Main Library. The first of the series will feature Rebecca Gomez Farrell, writes speculative fiction and also does food, drink and travel writing.