Black History Month Celebration Event at ESU
February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Stroudsburg University will host a Black History Month Celebration from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16th, 2019
The celebration will be held in Stroud Hall, Room 117.
It is presented by the Greater Pocono Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and the Youth Council of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s Monroe County branch, the event’s theme is “Black to Our Roots: Telling Our Story Through Words, Music and Dance.”
Admission is $20 for adults, $5 for children and free for ESU students. Tickets are available at https://tinyurl.com/Black2OurRoots.
The organizations behind the event are dedicated to the work of preserving African-Americans’ contributions to society.
The Jack and Jill of America organization was founded by Marion Stubbs Thomas in 1938 in Philadelphia. It is a membership organization that includes mothers of children ages 2 to 19. This group believes in nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer and community service, philanthropic giving and civic duty. There are over 230 chapters and over 40,ooo members nationwide!