African American Faculty and Staff Association | UC Davis Health

Grow, Connect, Serve

Personal and professional development.

2021-2022 Board Members

African American Faculty and Staff Association

  • Career development
  • Mentorship programs
  • Sponsor special events within UC Davis and the community
  • Advocacy on behalf of faculty, staff, students, and the community

We are about sharing skills and knowledge and increasing your opportunities!

AAFSA brochure (PDF)

Meeting times and location

General member meetings

All faculty, staff and students are welcome!

Join us on the third Thursday of every month, 12 – 1 p.m. 

Virtual connection information emailed prior to the meeting.

Become a Member

  • Donate to the Penny Drive!

    UC Davis Health AAFSA's 24th Annual Virtual Penny Drive

    Support AAFSA in raising money to support children at Oak Park Preschool Head Start Program in Sacramento

    All contributions are appreciated!  Donate via Venmo @AAFSA-HS or scan the QR code.  The fundraiser runs from November 14 through December 9, 2022.
    For questions, email us at

  • AAFSA Monthly Meeting

    Past Event

    AAFSA Monthly Meeting - September 15, 2022
    Guest Speaker - Dr. Jann Murray-Garcia:  Race and Research

    Thursday, September 15, 12p.m. - 1p.m.
    Zoom Link:

    Reminder:  Please respond to the AAFSA 22-23 Feedback Survey before the meeting date

  • Past Event

    The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution Tour

    Saturday, August 13, 3:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. at the Guild Theater in Oak Park, Sacramento, CA

    This event will include a post-screening discussion moderated by Sex PositiviTEA and local Sacramento clinicians and medical care advocates. If you missed the downtown Sacramento premiere, here is your chance to join in on the conversation and add to the legacy work that is being done.

    Tickets are available here:

  • Juneteenth Recipe Contest

    Past Event

    Juneteenth Recipe Contest

    Share your recipe & family story tied to it. Each entry will get a raffle ticket.
    The winner will get a $150 gift card to Fixin's Kitchen & their recipe will be displayed in the main cafeteria.

    Send your submission to

  • Juneteenth Holiday

    Past Event

    Recognizing Juneteenth - Freedom Day

    Juneteenth (short for "June Nineteenth") commemorates the day slavery ended in the United States and is considered the longest-running African-American holiday.

  • Past Event

    AAFSA hosts: Coffee Conversations with Renetta Garrison Tull, VC - DEI

    Wednesday April 27, 10–11 a.m. at the UC Davis Health campus

    Seating is limited to 15 reserved guests

    This will be an opportunity to meet and take part in an informal conversation with VC Tull with coffee and light refreshments. You will be contacted with location of event if you are one of the first 15 to reserve.

  • AAFSA Book Drive

    Past event

    AAFSA Book Drive for Oak Park Pre-Schools

    April 4–15, 2022

    Donations of inclusive and bilingual children’s books is appreciated.