Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC)

Fall Symposium 2022

The Pursuit of Organizational Health, Healing, and Wholeness in the African American Community

In partnership with The Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Science Institute at Morgan State University and

The Du Bois-Diggs Center for Race and Social Justice at Morgan State University

This exciting two-day event will be jam-packed with highly educational experiences and impactful professional development opportunities for both individuals and organizations.

Registration is free, but required.



Sessions are open to all, but special sessions for youth and young adults will be offered both days, including a campus tour of Morgan State University!


Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Lisa Cooper, Center for Health Equity and Urban Health Institute, Johns Hopkins University & Dr. Stacey Patton, Institute for Urban Research, Morgan State University



No other global event in recent times has brought more people together and pulled more lives apart around the globe than the COVID pandemic, which continues to unfold. The Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Science Institute at Morgan State University will present panel discussions at the MCAAHC Fall 2022 Symposium on Friday, October 28th as an opportunity to address root causes and explore prescriptions for action and policy. Panelists will include undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and scholars. 



Please note, masks are required while in the building and during sessions of the Symposium for the well-being and health of all due to the number of participants. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.


Free parking is available in the Morgan State University Student Center parking lot.

The 3rd floor exit of the parking lot connects with the ballroom level of the student center.


We encourage you to complete the evaluation form for each session that you attend. Click the link below to access the electronic session evaluation form. Your feedback is most appreciated. 


The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture is committed to discovering, documenting, preserving, collecting, and promoting Maryland’s African American heritage. The Commission also provides technical assistance to institutions and groups with similar objectives. Through the accomplishment of this mission, the MCAAHC seeks to educate Maryland citizens and visitors to our state about the significance of the African American experience in Maryland.

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