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Homecoming has officially kicked off!



We had a slight technical hiccup for our first event our virtual art show fundraiser with @longgallery which has now been rescheduled to Sunday, October 18th at 6 PM EST.  

Below is a summary of the remaining line up with details following:

Friday, October 16th
10:00 AM -11:00 AM EST  State of the University Address with President Frederick
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST      Virtual Reunion Yard Party
8:00 PM -10:00 PM EST     HUACC Chicago After Party  w/ DJ Premonition 

Saturday, October 17th
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST  HU Bison Peleton Crew Mecca Homecoming Ride
1:00 PM                              Kickback Yoga with Nadia Pinto
3:00 - 5:00 PM EST            H. U. Bar Crawl
7:00 PM                               Advocacy The Yardfest: Virtual Edition

Sunday, October 18th
1:00-3:00 PM EST              Urban Elegance Brunch
6:00- 7:15 PM EST             Long Gallery/Nordstrom Exhibit

State of the University Address with President Frederick
October 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHUT
https://calendar.howard.edu/.../state-university-address-2
President Wayne A. I. Frederick will deliver his annual State of the University Address via livestream on WHUT, where he will provide key updates on academics, University finances, Howard University Hospital, enrollment, student initiatives and much more! He will share what continues to drive the progress of the University and what’s in store for Howard. You will leave this session ready to educate the world about Howard’s continued success and bright future. So, don’t miss this!




Virtual Reunion Yard Party
FRIDAY, OCTOVER 16, 2020
5 PM- 8 PM EST

Meet us on The Yard
HUAA will be joining with Power MoveTV  to bring you a Virtual Zoom Yard reunion.
POWERMOVETV.COM





After the Yard Party is the After Party!!
Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
8:00 PM- 10:00 PM EST

HUAA joins HUACC for their virtual party featuring DJ Premonition.
@TWITCH




Mecca Homecoming Ride
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020
9:30 AM EST

Calling all Bison for a very special Homecoming Peleton Ride
Join in on the fun!

@ FACEBOOK GROUP HUBISONPELETONCREW



Kickback Yoga! 
Join us for an opportunity to unwind with Regional V Chair  Nadia Pinto.
Saturday, October 17, 2020 
1 PM EST
Go to our Facebook Page @thehuaa






HU BAR CRAWL
Saturday, October 17
3 PM - 5 PM EST

HUAA has partnered with HU Movemakers for an after noon of pure fun.




The Yardfest: Virtual Edition
October 17, 2020
7:00 PM


The link to attend this virtual event is coming soon, please check here for updates.

Howard University has announced “Being Mary Jane” and “Power” actor Omari Hardwick will serve as host of the Howard University 2020 Virtual Yardfest on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. EDT. Additional announcements about musical artists and other featured celebrities are forthcoming. This year’s event is presented by sponsors Mountain Dew and GEICO. 




The Annual Howard University Homecoming Alumni Brunch and Bubbly
HUAA has joined forces with Urban Elegance for Sunday Brunch, Oct. 18th.


Urban Elegance realizes that we will not physically be in the company of our Bison family nor experience the merriment, the joy, and the excitement of another Howard Homecoming because we are going through a life-changing pandemic.

So Urban Elegance decided to bring you a Howard homecoming virtual brunch that will highlight 3 programming areas and reflect on the Black diaspora's best interests at heart. These are unsettling times where we are witnessing an unjust justice system. Therefore, it is imperative for us to have a real conversation about police use of force and institutional racism.

Please join us on Sunday, October 18, as our esteemed panelists give us their thoughts on how we can mobilize and, most importantly, survive in these troubling times.

Participants include: The Honorable Mayor Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ; Chief of Staff, Amiri Baraka; and Dr. Bahiyyah M. Muhammad, Ph.D, Howard University Department of Sociology and Criminology. Moderated by Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, Interim Deputy Mayor of Public Safety and Justice, DC. Also speaking will be our HUAA President Charlie Lewis.

Let’s come together and have real talk about real issues. 

Reserve your space
https://www.eventbrite.com/.../urban-elegance-presents-an...




RESCHEDULED- We are ready to go and you do not won't to miss this event 
Join Us on Facebook Live Howard University Alumni Association @thehuaa Facebook page
Sunday, October 18th 6:00 PM EST

HUAA Presents
A VERY SPECIAL FUNDRAISER
AN EVENING OF ART FEATURING THE LONG GALLERY/NORDSTROM EXHIBIT

Alumnus Lewis Paul Long was approached by Nordstrom to exhibit his curated collection from Long Gallery. This collaboration is to the good fortune of HUAA, as it kicks off one of our first fundraisers for the calendar year.

Not only will participating artists receive honorariums to participate, but a portion of the proceeds are being donated to the galleries at Howard University in Washington D.C.

In addition, featured as part of HUAA's virtual homecoming activities will be an opportunity to meet Lewis Paul Long who will be interviewed by Mary Elliott, Curator of American Slavery Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.




Bison Funder Challenge
The power of Howard's homecoming extends far beyond the Hilltop. Wherever you are, don’t forget that #HUHomecoming100 is about coming home. And this year, you can celebrate Homecoming with your Bison family without leaving home. Help us provide scholarships for 100 students next semester by giving whatever you can using the 'Give Now' button. The more people that know about this Homecoming fundraising effort, the greater the impact, so please  spread the word by sharing this page with your Bison friends and family. Thank you in advance for your generosity!  
 
Find your Region and may the best Region win!
 
Link:
https://bisonfunder.everydayhero.com/us/hh100/members

SAVE THE DATE:
Once Homecoming is over, there will be plenty of opportunities to engage with HUAA. Take a look at the upcoming events, and make plans to participate!
 
Virtual Town Hall
Bison to the Polls: What's at Stake? 

Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. 

The town hall is an important part of the association’s efforts focused on the upcoming presidential election, with topics ranging from the importance of the vote to the university’s role in the election, particularly with respect to motivating young voters, restorative justice, and the Democratic strategy for combatting court packing.

Zoom Link to be provided



Oct. 22nd  Breast Cancer Awareness 7pm CST/8pm EST (1 Hour)
The Impact and Disparities of Breast Cancer in African American Women
HUAA is proud to partner with the Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI), by bringing awareness to breast cancer, and supporting SNI’s commitment to increase local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.  
 
Zoom Link to be provided
 

 
Remember to be safe.  Don't forget to vote!
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