Mendocino Chapter of Black Lives Matter
Black History Month Events!
First Annual BLM Poetry Slam
February 17th, 2023 noon-7pm
Got some lingo talent, need some cash and meet cool people at the same time....with food? Join Us..!!
Sign up by Feb 10th SIGN UP HERE or at the MEC before Feb 10th
At the MEC (Mendocino Environmental Center) 106 West Standley, Ukiah.
(3-5 min max pp) Cash Prize..$25-$100.00
Youth Art Contest
Prize Categories: Group/classroom, ages 0 –7, ages 8-12, ages 13-18. Entries due Feb 22nd
ADULTS 18-Up CASH Prizes 1st 2nd and 3rd place: $25, $50, $100 Entries due Feb 18th
Suggested Readings or like AFRICAN AMERICAN topics; Black Wall Street; Diving with a Purpose (National Geographics) ANY:Black Massacres; Sun Magazine: “Aspects of Freedom 1965”
$150 award to winner
Printable resources for teaching Black History Month
Black History Month Engagement Opportunities. Activities are designed for ALL ages.
Remember how to get involved?
Read Theo’s Story…A World Without Black People”. Could Theo have added others? If so...do it! Add other African American greats to this story as pass it on. Enter your name into the drawing!!!
Check out “The Poem”…...Who’s colored! Read it? Enter your name in the drawing!
Challenge your peers, family or friends ‘What do you REALLY know about African American History?
Quiz yourself ? Take the Quiz here
This quiz is timed at 15min. No cheating. How many names can you match with the correct descriptions….Go!
Then Enter your name in the drawing!!
There are many ways to increase your knowledge and engage in fun activities to Celebrate Black History Month...All MONTH LONG…………………………
Engage in any of BLM Mendocino County Chapter, Black History Month activities and you are well on your way to increasing your knowledge of Black History and a chance to be entered into our drawings to win Super Cool prizes for all age groups!
Enter name and activity at…...
Other Ways to get involved:
SURJ- Mendocino Coast Facebook Group