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"Celebrating the Best of Who We Are"

Join the HHSC Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities
in February for a Black History Month Celebration at the Brown-Heatly building.
Staff from HHSC, DADS, DSHS, DARS, DFPS, and TJJD
are invited to attend month long events celebrating
African American history and culture.
This is only the beginning.
Please look forward to future multi-cultural events!

All events will be held in the Brown-Heatly building at
4900 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78751


Our present. Our heritage. Our future.
We celebrate and honor the best of who we are, the best of those that came
before us and the promise for those who are yet to come.


“Celebrating the Best of Who We Are”


FEBRUARY 2
Kick-off event
Joyce James, HHSC Associate Deputy Executive Commissioner
and Special Guest Deena Hayes with the People’s Institute
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Brown-Heatly Building, 1st floor, Public Hearing Room 1420/1430

FEBRUARY 3
Cultural expo
Exhibits from Austin’s African American Business Owners
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Brown-Heatly Building, 1st floor, Public Hearing Room 1410/1420

FEBRUARY 9
Lunch and Learn: A Cultural History of Austin
Dr. Fred McGhee
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Brown Heatly Building, 1st floor, Public Hearing Room 1420/1430

FEBRUARY 21
“Soul food” tasting
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Brown Heatly Building, 1st floor, Public Hearing Room 1410/1420/1430

FEBRUARY 24
Grand finale
Special Guests, Representative Dawnna Dukes and former
Representative Wilhelmina Delco and HHS African American Leadership
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Brown Heatly Building, 1st floor, Public Hearing Room 1420/1430


For more information or if you have questions, contact:
Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 North Lamar Boulevard, Mail Code 1910
Austin, TX 78751
Voice: 512.424.6509
Toll-free: 877.316.2822
Fax: 512.424.6925

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