SMU Office of Diversity & Inclusion invites you to join:
2018 Black History Month Celebration
A Conversation with Ericka Huggins: Challenges and Successes of the Black Panther Party, and Its Significance Today
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
HEC - Health Education Center — Bechtel Room, 400 Hawthorne Ave, Oakland, 94609. The program will be teleconferenced to the San Francisco Peninsula campus (videoconference room, 2nd floor) and the Sacramento campus (classroom 3).
Following the program, the Dr. Cornelius Hopper Diversity Excellence Award will be presented. A reception will be held at each campus.
Ericka Huggins' extraordinary life experiences have enabled her to speak personally and eloquently on issues relating to the physical and emotional well-being of women, children and youth, whole being education, mass incarceration, and the role of the spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting change. Ericka is known for her work in Black Panther Health Clinics, Free Breakfast Programs, Sickle Cell Anemia Screening and HIV Support Networks.