SBS in the Community

Our Community Engagement Department fosters mutual collaboration between the College and the Tucson community, strengthening the College’s civic commitments through change-oriented events and programs.

historical photos: young Black woman, man and woman in wedding attire, man in military uniform

AfroChinanx Digital Humanities Project

Explore a series of events the week of Oct. 9 that showcase the project, which examines the memories, narratives, and oppositional consciousness of Black diaspora.

SBS staff and community members conversing outside.

University Community Relations Report

Our Community Relations Report outlines the opportunities and challenges facing community engagement efforts.

Lifelong Learning Opportunities

Attend courses, workshops, and cultural immersion experiences at the SBS Community Classroom with professors and local leaders.

Southwest Soul Circuit

Community Events

Visit our calendar and join us at signature events like Tucson Meet Yourself and the Tucson Festival of Books.

Michael Mwenso posing for a photo.

Community Listening Experience

Come together and recenter through the collective healing, love, and nutritional uplift embedded in Black roots music.


Connect with our community engagement team ( for more information about collaborating with SBS.