Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry: What is Different About the Southern Working Class?

The Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry presents a lecture on "What is Different About the South Working Class?," by Dr. Fones-Wolf, a history professor at West Virginia University, on Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30 pm, at the Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry. on Wood Street, in Youngstown.  Fones-Wolf will speak about African American workers and religion in the post World War II South.

YSU Student Diversity Council: Who Knew

The Student Diversity Council presents a game of "Who Knew," on Wednesday, February 15, at 6:00 pm, in the Gallery Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Four groups of participants will answer questions and fill in riddles based on African American leaders. More information at 330 941-2087.

YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs: Movie: 13th

The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs presents a viewing of the film 13th, Monday, on Monday, February 13, at 6:00 pm in YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ava DiVerny's film 13 exposed the rapid increase of black male incarceration. The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by student organizations, Sisters with a Vision (SWAY), and the NAACP.

Youngstown Jewish Community Center: Black/Jewish Book & Dialogue Club

As part of the Black/Jewish Book & Dialogue Club, the Youngstown Jewish Community Centerpresents an inter-cultural, inter-faith discussion of Rebecca Walker's Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self, on Sunday, February 12, at 2:00 pm, at the Jewish Community Center, on Gypsy Lane, in Youngstown.  

YSU Black History Month: Sisters In Law

YSU celebrates Black History Month with the panel discussion, Sisters In Law, on Thursday, February 9, at 12:30 pm, in the Preseident's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center.  A panel of successful black female attorneys share their experiences in the legal field.

Canfield United Methodist Church: Effective Communication Strategies to Those with Dementia and Alzheimer's

The Canfield United Methodist presents the seminar “Effective Communication Strategies to those with Dementia and Alzheimer’s” on Sunday, February 5, at 2:30 pm, at the church, 27 South Broad Street.  The seminar is open to the public and will explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s; how to learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.  Registration for this free event is available through the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300. 

YSU Art Department & Black History Month: Artist Tim Portlock

the YSU Art Department presents a talk and exhibition by artist Tim Portlock, on Monday, February 6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Solomon Gallery in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Portlock's current body of work is created using 3D gaming technology to simulate real world and imagined spaces based on abandoned and foreclosed buildings. More information at 330 941-1866.

YSU Black History Program: African Marketplace

The YSU Black History Program presents the African Marketplace, Saturday, February 4, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. There will be food, vendors, and performances. 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Natural Selection

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents its new show Natural Selection,on Friday, February 24 at 8:00 pm, and Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm.  Join Darwin on his voyage with the HMS Beagle to the Galapagos Islands where he was inspired to develop his later theory of transmutation by natural selection.  All public shows are free.  More information at, and at 330-941-1370.

YSu Science Lecture: Hazel Marie: Wind Turbine Initiatives at YSU

The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents Wind Turbine Initiatives at YSU, by Hazel Marie, YSU professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or


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