Black History Month
Scripps Celebrates Black History Month 2022
Thank you for your interest in Black History Month at Scripps Institution of Oceanography!
- A Zoom link and summary of the events will be sent out to all registrants.
- The same Zoom link will be used for all events.
- All times are Pacific Standard Time.
- Please contact the Scripps EDI Team with any questions or concerns - firstname.lastname@example.org.
2022 Theme: Black Health and Wellness - Physical, Mental and Spiritual Health Matters
Black Mental Health - Panel Discussion with UC San Diego Mental Health Professionals on Best Practices for Mental Well-Being
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 3:00 - 4:00 PM PST
Kelley Adams, M.D.
Psychiatrist | CAPS
PhD Student, Neuroscience | UC San Diego
Co-facilitator of UC San Diego’s Black Graduate and Professional Forum
PhD Student | Scripps Oceanography
Professional Well-Being Associate | CAPS
Licensed Clinical Social Worker | Muir College, CAPS
Dr. Catherine Thompson
Counseling Psychologist | Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
Virtual Film Screening: "Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground"
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 3:00 - 4:00 PM PST - Watch film independently via HBOMax (available free on their website)
Community Discussion "Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground"
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 4:00 - 5:00 PM PST
Representation in STEM - Panel Discussion on Why Representation Matters
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 10:00 - 11:30 AM PST (please note this program will last 1.5 hours)
Physics PhD Candidate | UC San Diego
Artist, K-12 Educator
Associate Professor, Communications | UC San Diego
Medical Illustrator and Graphics Designer who went viral for his illustrations of a Black fetus
External Engagement Strategist and Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,
Moody College of Communications | University of Texas, Austin
Cecilia B. Sanders
Geobiologist, Artist, Science Communicator, PhD Candidate | CalTech
Soul Food: Share Your Favorite Dishes and Why It Feeds Your Soul
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 3:30 - 5:00 PM PST
We'll discuss the importance of food in the Black community and how it connects and heals us. Participants are invited to share recipes and photos of their favorite comfort foods. You can upload photos and recipes in the RSVP form.