NYSUT Celebrates Black History Month 2022
NYSUT’s "Many Threads, One Fabric" social justice initiative presents a a virtual celebration of Black History Month. This year’s event, which streamed live Feb. 17, highlighted the importance of health and wellness in the Black community.
Hosted by NYSUT Secretary-Treasurer J. Philippe Abraham, the event features welcoming remarks by NYSUT President Andy Pallotta and a discussion about the unique struggles underrepresented groups face with regard to mental health and wellness in the United States.
Other highlights include award presentations to this year’s Black History Month honorees, testimonials from NYSUT members and artistic expressions from students and community partners statewide.