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
Screening and Panel Discussion: Eve After Dark
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 7:00pm
Join the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Africana Studies for a screening of the documentary film "Eve After Dark." From humble beginnings to Super Bowl LVI recognition, the story of Eve After Dark, is one man’s triumph to create a safe space for Compton’s youth in the early 1980s. Get more information about this event.
8th Annual Black Youth Guidance Forum: Save the Date
Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Please join us for the 8th Annual Black Youth Guidance Forum (BYGF). The theme for this year's event is Operationalizing Equity: A JEDI Care Imperative, Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, with keynote speaker Yorri Berry, Director of Youth Partnerships, National Network for Youth. Learn more about this event.
Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop: C.I.P.H.E.R. Inaugural Symposium
Friday, April 21, 2023 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Please join the Center for the Interdisciplinary Pursuit of Hip-Hop Elevation & Research (C.I.P.H.E.R.) for its inaugural Symposium: Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop with special guest Sway Calloway. Come for live Hip Hop performances and history, stay for the dancers, graf installations, and food! Get more information and RSVP for this event.
Africana Studies Honors the Legacy of Dr. Bill Burwell
August 30, 2022
The Africana Studies Department at California State University, Northridge celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Bill Burwell. A founding member of the Afro--American Studies Department at CSUN (now Africana Studies), Dr. Bill Burwell was one of the university’s most influential student activists. Read more about Dr. Burwell