Until further notice AZCAAR has canceled its in-person events. We will keep the community informed of any events including video conferences as we learn of them. Thank you for your patience.
When: Throughout March and April 2021
Type: Virtual Courses, 90 minutes each
Register at: Enterprise University
Enterprise Bank and Trust via their Enterprise University provides an opportunity for business professionals and recent college graduates to join peers in the business community for over 50 virtual courses, each 90 minutes, designed to sharpen your business acumen. Taught by subject matter experts, webinars cover topics ranging from marketing, human resources, finance, leadership, and more to help advance both your career and your business.
When: All throughout February 2021
Type: Virtual Conference
Register at: 2021 AACD
AZCAAR and the Arizona Center for Disability Law will again co-host the nation's largest African American conference on disabilities. The virtual conference will feature 11 workshops scheduled throughout the month of February on a variety of disability topics, including: education, mental health, housing, and voting.
Register for all 11, several or just one of the dynamic workshops of your choice.
For Info on 2021's Conference Contact: Renaldo Fowler, Arizona Center for Disability Law, email@example.com, 602-274-6287 x 215
When: Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm MST
Format: Virtual Seminar via ZOOM
ASU Cneter for the study of Race & Democracy invites you to join Center Director Lois Brown, PhD, and authors Dunbar and Alvarez for an interactive online and public dialogue about the compelling issues and intersecting themes that emerge in Never Caught and Spirit Run. Attendees can pose questions of the authors in advance when they register and during the livestreamed dialogue .
Register at: csrd.asu.edu/SCD
Host: Sandra Day O'Connor Institute for American Democracy
When: Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm to 2: 00 pm MST
Format: Virtual Meeting
Featured Speaker: Cheryl Brown Henderson is one of the three daughters of the late Rev. Oliver L. Brown who in the fall of 1950 along with 12 other parents in Topeka, Kansas, led by attorneys for the NAACP, filed suit on behalf of their children against the local Board of Education. Their case joined with cases from Delaware, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court and on May 17, 1954, became known as the landmark decision; Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. This case was legally named for Oliver Brown, i.e., Oliver L. Brown et. al. vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, KS. et. al. Rev. Brown died in 1961 before knowing the impact this case would have on the nation.
The program will include online live Q&A.
When: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm to 7: 00 pm MST
Format: Virtual Meeting
The State of Black Arizona (SBAZ) is partnering with the Center for the Future of Arizona, the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, and Greater Phoenix Economic Council in order to use data to identify the challenges facing the African American community in Arizona. This will result in an action agenda that will be brought to local leaders in the Volume V publication titled “Driving Local Investment in Black Arizonans” to help prioritize these issues and to track progress over time.
Register: Eventbrite -State of Black AZ
Application Deadline: January 12th, 2021
The Microsoft Data Center Academy in partnership with Estrella Mountain and Glendale Community College is helping under-represented diverse students build digital skills and provide career pathways in the growing information technology sector. The scholarship will cover tuition, books, registration fees and testing vouchers.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Preference will be given to female or minority students in one of the following EMCC or GCC IT programs.
Click on the link for more information: MS Data Center Academy Scholarship
Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
2 pm - 3 pm MST (Arizona)
Join the Economic Policy Institute's webinar which will delve into education and union power in a new age of labor activism—including online organizing, anti-austerity movements, and pushing for racial justice in the classroom. Hear from Rebecca Kolins Givan, co-editor of Strike for the Common Good, as well as Jesse Hagopian, an educator and racial justice activist, who will share his story of direct action and organizing in Seattle. EPI Research Associate Sylvia Allegretto will discuss what workers can learn from teachers organizing and EPI Director of EARN Naomi Walker will moderate the discussion.
Register: Click here to register on ZOOM
Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, 2 pm to 3 pm
The virtual webinar is FREE
Achieve60AZ holds the 60% by 2030 attainment goal as the North Star for what is necessary in education and workforce alignment for Arizona to have a thriving economy for future generations.
The Achieve60AZ Alliance will advance postsecondary attainment by acting as a statewide catalyst to:
Click on the link to Register at: Achieve60AZ
July 26th through August 16th, 2020
The hour-long webinar is an informational session on the process of applying for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
Dates: 7/26 - 8/16
Register at: https://www.mobilize.us/aotlaz/event/270460/
There are 9 dates for webinars. Check website for the date and time that fits your schedule.