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This Friday: Join BSFO for a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Black Staff and Faculty Organization welcomes Zhonnet “Z” Harper of the Alameda Health System, along with breast cancer survivors.


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Next BSFO listening session: Finding Your Voice

All Black-identified staff are invited to join the next session of the “We Need to Talk” series, focused around self-empowerment.


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The next BSFO listening session will address being Black at UC

All Black-identified staff are invited to join the next session of the “We Need to Talk” series, focused around the Black experience at UC.


Celebrate Juneteenth this Friday with BSFO

The Black Staff and Faculty Organization is celebrating Juneteenth with two virtual parties this Friday from 5-6 p.m. Join us!


Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo on COVID-19 health disparities 

Don’t miss the second event in the Black Staff and Faculty Organization’s series exploring COVID-19 health disparities in the African-American community and underserved populations.


BSFO webinar: COVID-19 in the African-American community

Join Kimi Watts-Tartt, director of the Alameda County Public Health Department, for a discussion of COVID-19 impacts within Alameda County’s African-American community, and other vulnerable ethnic populations.


Celebrate Black History Month with UC leaders

This Thursday, BSFO brings together a panel of impactful African-American UC leaders to share their experiences in the workplace.


Yvette Gullatt, Ph.D., kicks off Black History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 4

Join BSFO during our Black History Month kick-off event featuring keynote speaker Yvette Gullatt, Ph.D., vice provost and chief outreach officer/interim vice president of Student Affairs.


Support local youth by donating a tie

Throughout February, the Black Staff and Faculty Organization are collecting new and gently used ties through their partnership with All Tied Up, a special nonprofit that teaches leadership, self-respect and empathy to young men of color — all through the basic skill of tying a tie.


Get ready to celebrate Black History Month

The Black Staff and Faculty Organization has an array of activities planned to celebrate African-American culture and heritage throughout February.