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The Yale African American Affinity Group (YAAA) will be hosting an appreciation luncheon in celebration of Cherice McNeil. We want to recognize her outstanding performance, superior dedication, and continuous support of the Yale and New Haven communities. The celebration will feature a few of Cherice’s favorite activities: DJ Lamar Greene, line dancing with Scheri Walker, trivia activities, and more.

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and National Alliance on Mental Illness for Sharing Hope – Black Families and Mental Wellness.

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and the Working Women’s Network Health & Wellness subcommittee for a presentation with Registered Dietician Sadé Meeks on Food As Resistance.

Sadé Meeks will reclaim the African American food narrative through discussions around cultural foods and nutrition. Additionally, she will address systemic practices that have negatively impacted the food systems and health of minority communities.

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Yale Latino Networking Group, and Chaplain’s Office for a book club discussion of So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. Register by Friday, July 30th for your chance to win a free copy of the book!

Copies of the book can also be purchased at peoplegetreadybooks.com or your favorite local bookstore.

Are you thinking about buying a home? Do you want to find out if it’s the right step for you? Please join the Future Leaders of Yale, Yale African American Affinity Group, and the Yale Latino Networking Group for a home buying basics workshop with Professor Cameron LaPoint, Assistant Professor of Finance in the School of Management, and Alina Colossale, Early Career Development Specialist in Staffing.

Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for a panel discussion with affinity group leaders about building community during COVID and beyond. We will discuss the impact the affinity groups are having on the Yale University brand; how they are strengthening the relationships between Yale and Greater New Haven based organizations; and their impact this past year in terms of culture, career, community, and excellence.

Panelists will include:

In honor of Lupus Awareness Month, join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Asian Network at Yale, Future Leaders of Yale, LGBTQ Affinity Group, and Yale Latino Networking Group for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Few Tips on “Taming Your Wolf, Taming Your Lupus”. Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary will discuss how to treat Lupus, recent advances, and what to ask your health care providers.

The Black Panther movement played a pivotal role in New Haven during the 1970 May Day Rally. This student-curated exhibit explores the roles of the Black Panthers and Yale in creating a successful protest movement, representing the varying positions and perspectives that Yale affiliates and Black Panther organizers brought to the table in their disparate but related fights for justice and fairness.

Do you want to refine your philanthropic plan? Or, are you interested in supporting non-profit organizations and don’t know where to start? Join Future Leaders of Yale (FLY) for “Becoming an Informed and Effective Philanthropist,” a Lean In mentorship session. Our distinguished panelists include fellow Yale colleagues who are experts in the field of Development and Community Engagement, and have demonstrated leadership through their support to non-profit organizations.

Did you know that a values-based approach to budgeting can not only shift your view on the need to have a budget, but also on how you can get the most out of your savings and spending?

Join Future Leaders of Yale, Yale Latino Networking Group, and Yale African American Affinity Group for an interactive workshop which will return more than the time you’ll invest to learn about the values-based budgeting system that was developed by the founder and CEO of TQM Wealth Partners, Marcel V. Quiroga, and solidify your journey towards financial freedom.

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