The 2021 national theme for Black History Month is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity."
Two panel discussions, a live radio interview, and a month-long virtual Harambee, or ethnic feast, are planned. Events will be held on February 4, 9 and 17th, with the virtual Harambee continuing throughout the month. Further information about each event is provided below under each event date.
Woods Hole Black History Month activities are sponsored by the Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee. The committee is comprosed of members from each of the six scientific institutions in Woods Hole: Marine Biological Laboratory, NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Sea Education Association, United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Woodwell Climate Research Center (formerly Woods Hole Research Center).
More information about the Woods Hole Diversity Initiative and the Diversity Advisory Committee can be found here.