Category: Sector News

  • Durham Catholic District School Board Has Taken the Term Anti-Black Racism Out of Its Anti-Racism Policy

    Durham Catholic District School Board Has Taken the Term Anti-Black Racism Out of Its Anti-Racism Policy

    News Durham Catholic District School Board Has Taken the Term Anti-Black Racism Out of Its Anti-Racism Policy Recently the Durham Catholic District School board has made major changes to their Anti-Racism policy. They have removed terms like white supremacy, colonialism, anti-Black racism, microaggression, reparation, intersectionality, and restorative practice due to the concern that it reflects […]

  • Advancing Equity for Women and Girls: Focus Group Registration

    Advancing Equity for Women and Girls: Focus Group Registration

    News Advancing Equity for Women and Girls: Focus Group Registration Advancing Equity for Women and Girls is a new project that aims to promote economic security and prosperity for immigrant and racialized women in the Greater Toronto Area. If you are a racialized or immigrant woman who has experience in the Canadian workforce, please share […]

  • Running Up That Hill: Exerting Influence on the Legislative Process

    Running Up That Hill: Exerting Influence on the Legislative Process

    News Running Up That Hill: Exerting Influence on the Legislative Process ‘Hill Day’ is a cornerstone of government relations. It’s when a group of representatives travel to Parliament Hill for a concentrated day of meetings on their policy priority in the hopes of changing minds, creating relationships, and building momentum on issues. At minimum, they […]

  • 48-Hour Film Challenge

    48-Hour Film Challenge

    News 48-Hour Film Challenge Don’t miss this exciting challenge to write, shoot, and edit an original short film in only 48 hours. The TIFF Next Wave 48-Hour Film Challenge is co-presented by POV and Future of Film Showcase and is open to youth aged 14-29. Youth must work in teams of three or more to […]

  • Halifax to Host First Annual International Black Health Conference This Fall

    Halifax to Host First Annual International Black Health Conference This Fall

    News Halifax to Host First Annual International Black Health Conference This Fall The first annual International Black Health Conference is coming to Halifax in October. The three-day conference will give health professionals, educators, policymakers and community members from across Canada and the United States the chance to talk about the best ways to address and […]

  • Resilient Roots Counselling for Black Men

    Resilient Roots Counselling for Black Men

    News Resilient Roots Counselling for Black Men Black CAP is offering a free trauma-informed counseling program for African, Caribbean and Black gay and bisexual men. Both individual and group sessions are included in the treatment and will run for a period of five to six months. Resilient Roots is currently booking assessment appointments for its […]

  • Revitalized 2SLGBTQI+ Tool Kit for Seniors

    Revitalized 2SLGBTQI+ Tool Kit for Seniors

    News Revitalized 2SLGBTQI+ Tool Kit for Seniors With support and collaboration from a dedicated Working Group of community members, service providers, and advocates, Seniors Services and Long-Term Care (SSLTC) has revitalized the 2SLGBTQI+ Tool Kit to support long-term care homes and other service providers in working with the 2SLGBTQI+ older adults, called Leading and Learning with […]

  • New Survey Promoting French Language Services

    New Survey Promoting French Language Services

    News New Survey Promoting French Language Services Uzima Women Relief Group International would like to provide French classes to the community as a way of increasing accessibility, alleviating barriers, and strengthening sector capacity. Uzima has created a survey for people to complete if they are interested in learning French.  Find the survey here

  • Ontario Youth Wellness Grant

    Ontario Youth Wellness Grant

    News Ontario Youth Wellness Grant The Foundation for Black Communities is proud to announce the launch of the Ontario Youth Wellness Grant (OYWG). With grants up to $25,000, OYWG will support the important work of Black communities using sport and recreation to build Black youth wellness throughout Ontario. OYWG aims to increase the quantity and improve the […]

  • BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario

    BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario

    News BLAC Releases Analysis of Human Rights Applications Filed Against Police Services in Ontario The Black Legal Action Centre has published a report analyzing human rights applications filed against police services in Ontario between 2017 and 2020. The study finds that almost 270 applications were filed during this period but only one application resulted in […]

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