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Upcoming Events


Black Table Talk: Student-toStudent: How Climate Anxiety Affects Young People’s Decisions

How is climate change actively affecting your life? Join your peers as they discuss the social, emotional, economic, and health impacts of climate change. What decisions are they making regarding their futures?

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

209 AH – In-Person




balance bar

Balance Bar

Get your balance on! Start your week the right way by visiting the African American Cultural Center! Pick up a healthy snack, do some yoga, or stop by to meditate in our Zen Zone.

AACC Gallery, 209 AH


  • Juice Bar                  10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Smoothie Station    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm




What's Going On?

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On? Is student-centered programming held the first Friday of each month with presentations and discussions on rotating mental health topics.

Friday, September 2, 2022

10:00 am – 11:30 am




AACC Book Club

AACC Book Club

The award-winning fiction of Randall Kenan (1963-2020) blends realism, Southern folklore, and supernaturalism to explore racial and sexual boundaries in the fictional African American community of Tims Creek, North Carolina.

Friday, September 16, 2022

11:00 am – 12:00 pm





carver sustainability project

Carver Roots of Justice

This year the African American Cultural Center launches the Carver Sustainability Project, a series of programs that examine the importance of environmental stewardship for local and global Black communities.

Join our monthly discussions and workshops focused on the meaning of environmental, economic and social sustainability and see how we, along with local activists, can promote environmental justice for our communities at UIC and throughout
the city of Chicago.

Coming Fall 2022!