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Rise Up, Bears: A Hoops Party and Black History Month Celebration
Virtual | Bay Area |
February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and Cal Athletics present “Rise Up, Bears,” a virtual Hoops Party and Black History Month celebration. This year’s event will feature a live conversation between CEO of the Dallas Mavericks Cynthia (Cynt) Marshall ’81, Cal Men’s Basketball alum Jason Gant ’06, Cal Women’s Basketball alumni Renee Wright-Davis ’06, Alexis Gray-Lawson ’10 and Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas, Cal Athletics’ Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging and Justice. Enjoy guest appearances from Athletics Director Jim Knowlton, Women’s Basketball Head Coach Charmin Smith, and CAA Executive Director Susie Cohen Crumpler; plus a Cal trivia contest with prizes, including a Lair of the Golden Bear winter stay, and more!
Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Time: 6 – 7 p.m. PT
Location: Live – Virtual on Zoom Webinar
Watch On Demand:
A recording of this event will be available for on-demand viewing after February 23, 2022. Register for the event to receive a link to view the recording.
FREE (one RSVP per family)
This Hoops Party is scheduled for a non-game night. Go Bears!
Join us with your friends and family—from wherever you are in the world—for an engaging evening of connection and uplifting conversation that will unite our blue and gold community.
This event is sponsored by our Partner, Peet’s Coffee.
A portion of every Peet’s Coffee purchase made at Cal Dining Peet’s locations or through Cal Dining helps support UC Berkeley student programs and campus-wide initiatives, such as Graduate Assembly professional development awards and campus sustainability programs. Learn more about the Peet’s – UC Berkeley partnership by visiting https://upp.berkeley.edu/peets-coffee