Join ACT-SO and Rosanne Rademaker from UCSD at the Skyline Hills Branch Library at 2pm on Saturday, January 26th for a fascinating exploration of how our brains perceive the world and act on information, and how we know what we know about how they work.
We know this presentation will inspire budding scientists, but it also raises important questions about perception and reality that have fascinating implications for artists, writers, and anyone who cares about our community and human wellbeing.
There is an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Expo happening at the Jacobs Center on January 19th, from 2-6pm. Join the ACT-SO crew for (free) lunch, then head on over to the Expo and see what these historic educational institutions have to offer.
We are having lunch from Burros & Fries from 12-2pm in Room 389. Don’t worry if you don’t have a ticket, we have plenty of food.
The ACT-SO crew when to visit Black Xpression!, the Friday night performance event featuring open mic performances by African-Americans. Then of us went, including a member of the committee, one of our judges, several students and their parents.
We look forward to many more ACT-SO outings in the coming months, include a movie night, a tour of the Salk Institute, a lecture/demonstration on neuroscience, and much more.
ACT-SO is the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Scientific, Technological and Scientific Olympics for African-American high school students. If you have talent and want to show it off, sign up with us today! Or, if you would like to see African-American students succeed, sign up to help out.
At tonight’s General Membership Meeting, we have four agenda items:
Upcoming branch elections
Matter concerning the Superior Court
Captain Penner of the El Cajon California Highway Patrol (CHP) will talk briefly about “What the El Cajon California Highway Patrol can do to improve trust with the public” and will answer questions that the membership may have.
See you tonight at 6pm, at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave!
ACT-SO invited participants and friends to join a tour of Casa del Rey Moro, a museum dedicated to the history of African peoples. After the tour, we had pizza and snacks in the park in the center of Historic Old Town San Diego. Here’s a little taste of what we did: