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Black History Month 2020 Events

01/23/2020 | Media Contact: Erin Mercer | 609.343.4923
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Black History Month Events 2020

Atlantic Cape Community College will be celebrating Black History Month with various events throughout February, featuring guests that will inspire, empower, and inform. The following events are free and open to the public:
 
On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 6:00 pm in the Student Center, Atlantic Cape is pleased to welcome back The Twin Poets. They will be performing “Our Voices Matter”. Both men are master level social workers who utilize their art as a tool for community engagement, empowerment, and development. Their "Our Work, Our Words", 2nd edition publication will be given to the first 50 Atlantic Cape students who attend.
 
At our Worthington Atlantic City Campus on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 12:30 pm - Room 204 we welcome the Atlantic City Professional Panel to discuss the topic “Our Journey Becoming Leaders”. This year we will recognize featured professionals Natalie Devonish, Dean of the Worthington Campus & Workforce Development, Michael Epps, Esq. Executive Director, Atlantic City Initiatives Project Office, Yolanda Melville, Attorney, Cooper Levenson, P.A. and President, National NAACP NextGen Alumni Leadership Council and Marty Small, Mayor of Atlantic City, NJ. The panel will identify their inspirations and discuss what Black History means to them by sharing their professional journey and how they overcame obstacles along the way.
 
Throughout the month there will be a variety of events specifically for students including movies, art and historical and interactive displays at each campus. For more information, contact Lisa Givens, 609-343-5010 or lgivens@atlantic.edu