Black History Month Grab-and-Go Packet

Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH

An activity bag that contains a learning kit. Ages 6 - 11. No sign-up needed. Available while supplies last.

Free

WeREAD

Westerville Public Library 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH

WeREAD will consist of several events including, but not limited to, a community-wide book read and conversations on How the Word is Passed: a Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith. WeRISE is happy to present this opportunity to our community in hopes of sharing with Read more…

Free

Social Justice Engagement Series

Otterbein University Towers Hall Room 110

Throughout this series, participants will learn how to engage in meaningful dialogue, understand how to navigate power, and develop their strengths that contribute to the social justice ecosystem.

As a Matter of Black

Otterbein University Towers Hall Room 110

Film screening and talk-back. This documentary, made by award-winning Columbus film-maker Donte Woods-Spkies, explores the intersection between Art and Activism during the protests for racial justice in the summer of 2020.    Sponsored by the English Department, OSJA, INST, FYS, and Cards Stand Together.   

BHM Alumni Author Panel

Come learn about the wonderful literary works of Otterbein Black alumni and their inspiration behind their pieces.

Social Justice Engagement Series

Otterbein University Towers Hall Room 110

Throughout this series, participants will learn how to engage in meaningful dialogue, understand how to navigate power, and develop their strengths that contribute to the social justice ecosystem.

WSHS Black Excellence Celebration

Westerville South High School 303 S Otterbein Ave, Westerville, OH

Students from grades 9-12 write, direct and celebrate their black voices!

$5.00

African-American Read-In

Celebration of African-American literature. Featuring Marilyn Nelson. Writing about Tough Topics. A collaboration between the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and WCS. 

Free

How the Word is Passed In-Person Discussion April 21

Gather with us to discuss How the Word is Passed during an in-person discussion at the Westerville Public Library from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-the-word-is-passed-in-person-community-discussion-tickets-319121038617 WeREAD will consist of several events including, but not limited to, a community-wide book read and conversations on How the Word is Passed: a Read more…

How the Word is Passed In-Person Discussion May 12

Gather with us to discuss How the Word is Passed during an in-person discussion at the Church of Messiah from 6:30 - 7:30 PM.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-the-word-is-passed-in-person-community-discussion-tickets-319121038617   WeREAD will consist of several events including, but not limited to, a community-wide book read and conversations on How the Word is Read more…