Celebrating Black History Month at Treeo Raleigh

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February marks Black History Month. At Treeo Raleigh senior living, we celebrate black history as an important part of American history, honoring our residents’ diversity year-round. Learn more about our efforts to honor our community’s diversity.

Black History Experience Panel at Treeo Raleigh

Black History Month Panel Moderator ReginiaTo celebrate Black History Month and to have productive conversations in our community, Treeo Raleigh residents organized a resident panel to share their stories and experiences of being black in America. The theme of the panel discussion was, “Black History is American History.”

Panelists shared their personal experiences serving in the military, attending grade school and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and church. A compelling slideshow entitled “The Black History Experience” was included, which mirrored the topics discussed by the panelists. Other residents and staff participated by listening and asking questions of the panelists.

Residents enjoyed the event saying,

“We are more alike than different!” – Tony H., resident
“Understanding and sharing our culture matters!” – Regenia M., resident

Throughout the month, Treeo Raleigh showed documentaries and films featuring black stories and hosted documentary discussions.Black History Month Panel at Treeo Raleigh

At Treeo Raleigh, we strive to build relationships between residents and to encourage residents to lead community events they are passionate about. Having open and honest conversations about tough subjects encourages engagement and meaningful interactions that enhance life in our community.

Treeo Raleigh is now accepting new residents. Contact us today to schedule your in-person tour or virtual consultation and learn how Treeo Raleigh senior living residents are living better than ever!

  

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