DC Blackout

DC Blackout

Join Campus Programs, Black Student Union, Alianza Latinx, the Mosaic Center, the Interfaith Center, Outdoor Programs, Fraternity & Sorority Life, UPB, and more – to celebrate all things Black in this Davis Center takeover! Each curated space offers a different experience to uplift Black excellence through art, spoken word, film food, and so much more.

Tickets are available for time slots at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm at tickets.uvm.edu. This event is open to the entire UVM community.

For additional information or accommodations, please email us at c[email protected]

What’s going on in the DC?

Brennan’s: Alianza Latinx Presents “Acción Poética”, inspired by the Mexican street art movement of the 1990s, ALX will provide a space for students to showcase their talents through song, dance, spoken word, or poetry. If you wish to sign up you can find the link to the google form in their Instagram bio @uvmalianzalatinx.

https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/mexico/articles/what-is-the-accion-poetica-movement/

Atrium: Black Student Union presents “Fashion Show Through the Ages”. Join BSU and take a (cat)walk down memory lane in this photography and video display of the BSU fashion show starting in 2006.

Rosa Parks Room: Immerse yourself in Rosa Park’s life and story by watching and listening to her words during a 1995 interview followed by a Ted Talk by David Ikard.

3rd Floor: Meet the Womxn of Color Coalition and grab some yummy treats. Strike a pose in the photobooth!

Sugar Maple Ballroom: Explore the artists market and student art display. Let your creativity flow with choose your adventure communal art project.

Livak Fireplace Lounge: Learn the history of Black and Brown people in the outdoors and engage with POCO: People of Color Outdoors, whose mission is to provide students and those with little to no experience or accessibility to outdoor activities with the skills they need to get involved in the outdoors.

Jost: Watch short films and vignettes highlighting Black engagement in the outdoors

Chittendon: Fraternity and Sorority Life presents “Black Greek 101” panel starting at 6pm. Hear from panelists about historically black fraternities and sororities and learn about UVM’s efforts to bring these organizations to campus.

Livak Ballroom: The Interfaith Center presents Putting Feet to Faith: Spirituality and Social Justice. This interactive art display asks participants to reflect upon one’s core values and how they might guide and sustain their social justice actions and commitments.