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VAHA 2022 Spring Book Discussion : Welcome


VAHA Presents Black Health & Wellness Spring Book Discussion

VAHA Presents Black Health & Wellness Spring Book Discussion

February 22, 2022 | 1:00-2:30 PM

In conjunction with our celebration of Black History month, the Valencia African Heritage Association (VAHA) will sponsor a conversation on Black Health and Wellness as it explores Kiese Laymon’s “Heavy: An American Memoir” and select readings from “You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience” edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown. Register for the Zoom event today.

  • The first 25 registrants will get physical copies of each title.
  • Access "Heavy" and "You Are Your Best Thing" online from Valencia Library.
  • Student scholarship opportunity is available, learn more.

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VAHA’s mission is to celebrate and foster inclusion of cultural and educational awareness of the African diaspora at Valencia College, as well as build inclusivity of the social and political interests and concerns of faculty, staff and students of African diaspora collegewide and in the community. The Valencia African Heritage Association has campus- and regional-based committees to promote its mission and observances of African-diaspora heritage, culture and diversity. Students and employees interested in learning more about their work and how they can get involved are invited to email infovahc(at)

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