The mission of the DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement (DHIAA) is to promote student success through community and campus partnerships. We cultivate active and collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff and students across the CSUN campus community; work with local groups and organizations in Los Angeles County; and provide service to cultural and educational institutions in the community.
DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement
Special guest, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, author of No Doubt: The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant, will discuss Excavating the Black Female Victims of Police Terror. Read more
Please join us for the Spring 2017 Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry & Student Poster Session. The theme for this semester's event is "ROOTS OF RESILIENCE & RECONCILIATION" with Special Guest, Mr. Fluke Fluker of the Village Nation. Read more
Being accepted at California State University, Northridge was one of the proudest moments of Patrick Johnson's life. It wasn't until he nearly lost his financial aid freshman year that he realized staying in school and graduating is the real goal. Read more
For Africana Studies Minor, Nicholas Jackson, involvement as a student leader has been the key to academic success.
Three-time Oscar nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Viola Davis will lend her voice to California State University, Northridge’s Black History Month celebration this year. Read more
Cal State Northridge students examine and present the activism, triumphs and challenges of black men. Read more