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In celebration of Black History Month, Be More Today is organizing a 4 mile Fundraiser event. This year, we will be supporting the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).The 4 mile race can be done from February 1st until February 28th virtually. For those who want to meet in person, we will doing an in person 4 mile run on Sunday, February 21st. Walkers will begin at 11:30 and runners will begin at 12 pm on 1/21/21 with more details to follow for all registered participants. $10 of your race registration fee will go to further the work of ASALH. Join our Be More Strava Group by clicking the link below: https://www.strava.com/clubs/bemoretoday
Please read more about this amazing organization below or visit their website ASALH.
Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, they are the Founders of Black History Month and carry forth the work of their founder, the Father of Black History. They continue his legacy of speaking a fundamental truth to the world–that Africans and peoples of African descent are makers of history and co-workers in what W. E. B. Du Bois called, “The Kingdom of Culture.” ASALH’s mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about Black History, to be, in short, the nexus between the Ivory Tower and the global public. They labor in the service of Blacks and all humanity.
The vision of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History is to be the premier Black Heritage learned society with a strong network of national and international branches and partners whose diverse and inclusive membership will continue the Woodson legacy.
The mission of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH®) is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH®) is head-quartered in Washington, D.C., temporarily 301 Rhode Island Ave, NW in Washington, DC. The Association operates as local, state, and international branches promoting greater knowledge of African American history through a program of education, research, and publishing.
Sets the annual theme for Black History Month. Establish Annual Black History Theme
Publish Annual Black History Theme Learning Resource Package
Sponsor annual Black History Kick-Off Events
Host Annual Convention and Black History Month Luncheon
Establish, nurture and grow ASALH Branches, including campus-based branches & youth guilds.
Manage professional Speaker’s Bureau
Establish national and local Partnerships
Host Essay Contest for undergraduate and graduate students
Promote oral, public and local history projects
Commemorate the birth of our founder, Dr. Carter G. Woodson
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (EIN: 53-0219640) is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions to ASALH are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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