District's Black History Celebration Friday

District's Black History Celebration Friday
Posted on 02/20/2020
Event logoWaukegan families are invited to join in the celebration of African-American history and culture during the District's second annual Black History Celebration. The event will take place on February 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Juarez Middle School, 201 N Butrick Street.

The District’s celebration will feature will free food, entertainment and more. During the event, local caterers and chefs will be in attendance serving soul/southern comfort foods and sweets. Resource tables will also be set up to provide information on a broad range of resources and opportunities geared toward Waukegan families. Additionally, Waukegan High School’s Black Student Union will be in attendance to provide various kid-friendly activities.

This event is one of many planned to celebrate Black History Month, where all Waukegan Public Schools students will celebrate and study African-American history, culture, and leaders. Throughout the month, organizations will speak to, and perform for students, enhancing their understanding of what it has meant, and currently means, to be an African-American living in this country.

To volunteer, sponsor, contribute, or for more information contact Carolina Fabian at 224-303-1036 or cfabian@wps60.org.
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