The mission of the African American Faculty and Staff Association is to develop a supportive network for UNF employees of African descent, provide services that meet their needs, and promote cultural, educational, fundraising and civic activities in alignment with the academic mission of the University. Find information about AAFSA, UNF, campus and community events related to our mission and links to other UNF events below.
36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon
The annual luncheon will be Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at noon in the University Center. The keynote speaker is Ndaba Thembekile Mandela,
President and CEO of Africa Rising and grandson of the late South African
President Nelson Mandela. Ndaba was recently named one of the "28 Men of Change" by BET. Purchase tickets online here.
UNF will help mark this year’s Black History Month by presenting an
award-winning film about the bloodiest campaign of the entire Civil Rights
Movement that catapulted Florida’s First Coast to the World stage, and
transformed America. The African-American/African Diaspora Studies and the Commission on Diversity and Inclusion are hosting a screening of the award-winning
hour-long Passage at St. Augustine – A 1964 Black Lives Matter Movement That
Transformed America, Tuesday, February 23, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Andrew A.
Robinson Theater. The screening will be followed by a conversation and Q&A
session with Boston-based filmmaker and former Jacksonville TV reporter and
anchor Clennon L. King. If you plan to attend, register here.
AAFSA's Social Action and Welfare Committee invite you to attend the upcoming Eat, Meet & Greet Social for fun, games and prizes on Friday, March 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Bahama Breeze in the St. Johns Town Center. If you plan to attend, kindly RSVP here.
All AAFSA members, friends, colleagues and students are invited to take a bus tour of the historical African American sites around Jacksonville. If you plan to attend, reserve your spot today!
Black History Moment Presentations
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