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Wilkes University Recognizes Black History Month

Wilkes University students, faculty and staff will recognize Black History Month with a variety of lectures and events throughout February, beginning with an interactive workshop.

The Impact of Colorism on the BIPOC Community

11 a.m. | Thursday, Feb. 3 | Zoom

Jane Sanchez Swain, assistant director for degree completion programs and PhD student at Montclair State University, will facilitate an interactive workshop on colorism and its impact on Black, Indigenous and people of color. The workshop will be open to Wilkes students, faculty and staff.

Sanchez Swain has over 15 years of experience as an educator, keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. Previous experience with the National Coalition Building Institute laid the foundation for her experience and passion in social justice and diversity education.

Advance registration is required by emailing Erica Acosta at Zoom access will be provided upon registering.

For information on upcoming Black History Month events, please visit News@Wilkes.

Graphic featuring photo of Jane Sanchez Swain

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