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  • Black Food Sovereignty Toronto Community Conversations

    Black Food Sovereignty Toronto Community Conversations

    News Black Food Sovereignty Toronto Community Conversations Building on its leadership in advocating for a Black Food Sovereignty Plan, Black Food Sovereignty Toronto is joining The City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit to host a series of online Community Conversations to facilitate dialogue around the future of Black food sovereignty in Toronto.  This Saturday, November 19, 2022, […]

  • Parliamentary Black Caucus Pre-Budget Consultation

    Parliamentary Black Caucus Pre-Budget Consultation

    News Parliamentary Black Caucus Pre-Budget Consultation The Parliamentary Black Caucus was formed to be an amplifier of the voices and the priorities of Black Canadians. The Parliamentary Black Caucus is currently accepting 2023 pre-budget submissions from stakeholders regarding the needs and priorities of Black Canadians as the government makes important decisions about Canada’s fiscal direction.  […]

  • Little Jamaica Residents Survey

    Little Jamaica Residents Survey

    News Little Jamaica Residents Survey In partnership with the City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit (CABR), Keele & Eglinton Residents and Black Urbanism TO will be leading foundational work in the Little Jamaica neighborhood to explore strategies that the local community can implement collectively to address affordable housing, food insecurity, and economic development. As […]

  • Diversity is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

    Diversity is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

    News Podcast: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Who Gets Long COVID? This conversation is led by Margot Gage Witvliet who has insights into long COVID both as a patient and an epidemiologist. The podcast is a reminder that the pandemic is not over and that the number of those experiencing long-term symptoms keeps growing. Almost 80 percent […]

  • Podcast: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Who Gets Long COVID?

    Podcast: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Who Gets Long COVID?

    News Podcast: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Who Gets Long COVID? This conversation is led by Margot Gage Witvliet who has insights into long COVID both as a patient and an epidemiologist. The podcast is a reminder that the pandemic is not over and that the number of those experiencing long-term symptoms keeps growing. Almost 80 percent […]

  • After the Murder of George Floyd, Corporate Canada Promised Support for Black Communities. What Have They Disclosed Donating Since?

    After the Murder of George Floyd, Corporate Canada Promised Support for Black Communities. What Have They Disclosed Donating Since?

    News After the Murder of George Floyd, Corporate Canada Promised Support for Black Communities. What Have They Disclosed Donating Since? Black charities in Canada get a fraction of the donations raised by their white-led peers. When George Floyd was murdered and millions marched for Black lives in communities across North America, some Canadian corporations made […]

  • Listen: Professor Carl E James speaks on changing systemic barriers with Canadian education

    Listen: Professor Carl E James speaks on changing systemic barriers with Canadian education

    News Listen: Professor Carl E James speaks on changing systemic barriers with Canadian education Professor Carl E. James is a sociologist at York University. He has studied Canada’s schools and universities for 40 years. Listen to what to the winner of the prestigious 2022 Killam Prize for Social Science shares on CBC Radio. Listen here

  • Foundations for Black Communities Call for Proposals Submission Support

    Foundations for Black Communities Call for Proposals Submission Support

    News Foundations for Black Communities Call for Proposals Submission Support The Government of Canada’s historic pledge to support Black-led charities, non-profits, and grassroots community organizations was first announced in the 2021 Federal Budget, referencing the groundbreaking report “Unfunded: Black Communities Overlooked by Canadian Philanthropy,” which included a vision to establish a Philanthropic Foundation for Black Communities. […]

  • T.E.A.C.H Registration Now Open

    T.E.A.C.H Registration Now Open

    News T.E.A.C.H Registration Now Open T.E.A.C.H (Training, Empowerment, Advocacy, Counselling, Help) is a program that seeks to offer education and community connections as it pertains to Black youth mental health and well-being practices. The Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association is delivering a six week mental health workshop series for Black youth ages 12 – 25 […]

  • New Report on Promoting Black Health in Canada Through Afrocentric Approaches

    New Report on Promoting Black Health in Canada Through Afrocentric Approaches

    News New Report on Promoting Black Health in Canada Through Afrocentric Approaches The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has released a new report entitled, Afrocentric Approaches to Disturbing Anti-Black Racism in Health Care and Promoting Black Health in Canada.  Across Canada, Black-led advocacy for racial justice and health equity has fostered support for and adoption of […]

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