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.

Graduation Date:
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.

Graduate Information

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.

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Questions? Please feel free to contact one of the following committee members:

Ramona F. Butler
EOPS/CARE Coordinator
Berkeley City College