The Ujima Sub-Committee serves to actualize the principles of collective work and responsibility by building and maintaining strong relationships with the campus community through viable co-programming.
The Afro-Latinx Festival is a creative and exciting way to celebrate and highlight the culture of the Afro-Latinx community. This year, we will celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with education about this community through dance, cuisine, music, and poetry. Our organizations want to bring awareness to a part this part of the African diaspora.
Co-Sponsor: MSC CAMAC - A Latinx Programming Committee
Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 - January 1, and we celebrate right before Thanksgiving - another cherished, family holiday. During the week, we collaborate with other departments and/or organizations to actualize these Kwanzaa principles:
Umoja (Unity) Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) Imani (Faith)
Nia (Purpose) Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) Kuumba (Creativity)
2019 - Educate to Elevate: How to Rebuild the Black Community
Co-Sponsors: Black Graduate Student Organization and Let Us Make Man (Atlanta, GA)
2020 - Black History Game Night
Co-Sponsor: Aggie Minority Women in Law
Black Aggie Family BBQ
The Black Aggie Family BBQ, is a social event held during Family Weekend to bring together Black Aggie families for fun, food and fellowship. The Texas A&M Family Weekend is a special time dedicated to Aggie parents and family members and gives students an opportunity to express their gratitude to those who have impacted their lives. Held each spring, it is a longstanding tradition that provides a host of events all over campus.