15th Annual African/ African American Graduation "Reemerge! Celebrating Black Student Success "
The African and African American Graduation ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor African and African American students who through unyielding determination have successfully completed an Associate Degree and or Certificate, from a Peralta Community College. The ceremony is representative of African and African American culture & heritage and embraces the values of community and scholarship.
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 11:00 am
Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, 408 W. MacArthur Blvd. Oakland
Ceremony will begin promptly at 11:00 am. No tickets required for entry. Please be aware that space is limited. COVID Protocols will be observed.
Arrival Time: 9-9:30 am, check-in and Continental Breakfast
Attire: Dress to Impress. Please wear cap and gown.
Items to Purchase: Kente sashes will be available before the ceremony. $10.00 donation.
Photographers will be available for photos.
Please include the information below in your RSVP and send it to email@example.com:
Peralta College you are graduating from
Major & Degree
Contact information: Phone & Email address
- Dr. Lawrence VanHook, Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Merritt College: Cie-Jae (Rose) Allen, Co-Chair at (510) 436-2572; email@example.com; or,
Doris Hankins at (510) 434-3982; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Berkeley City College: Ramona Butler, Co-Chair at (510) 981-2832; email@example.com
- Laney College: Douglass Cobb at (510) 464-3149; firstname.lastname@example.org
- College of Alameda: LaShawn Brumfield (510) 748-5284; email@example.com
Ramona F. Butler
Berkeley City College