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VAHA Book Discussion: Summer 2022 Book Discussion

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Mark Your Calendars!

VAHA Presents Black Health & Wellness Summer Book Discussion

June 14, 2022 | 1:00-2:30 PM

This summer as part of our continued conversation on Black Health and Wellness, the Valencia African Heritage Association (VAHA) will explore Tiffany Jackson's "Monday’s Not Coming" 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.
  • Three student scholarship opportunities of $310 each will be available.
  • Valencia Libraries have physical copies of "Monday’s Not Coming"
  • Access "You Are Your Best Thing" online from the Valencia Library.
  • Check out your local public library for additional copies:
    • Lake County Library System has physical copies of both titles and a copy of “Monday’s Not Coming” on CD.
    • Orange County Library System has audiobook and e-book copies of both titles.
    • Osceola Library System has audiobook copies of “You Are Your Best Thing” and e-book copies of both titles.
    • Seminole County Public Library System has audiobook copies of “Monday’s Not Coming” and e-book copies of both titles.

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VAHA’s mission is to celebrate and foster the 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

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