Vaccination Essentials for African Communities

As part of a six-series workshop, the Mozambique Community Centre is targeting Black, African and Caribbean communities focusing on the importance of the Covid-19 vaccination. Become proactive in the fight against Covid-19 in your community and bring the family together. 

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

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Celebrating The Right Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey

You’re invited to celebrate the birthday of The Right Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey to acknowledge and commemorate his rich legacy. The celebration will showcase his journey that began in Jamaica, and concluded with his last two UNIA Conventions, right here in the city of Toronto.

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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The Black Diplomacy Global Summit

Each year, the Summit features knowledge exchange about the Decade for People of African Descent, activities and policy recommendations relating to the development of the newly formed United Nations Permanent Forum for People of African Descent, and a celebration of Black excellence through the arts and culture.

Date: August 23 to August 26, 2022

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Youth Self Advocate Summit

The Self-Advocate Summit is a celebration of youth who fight anti-Black ableism every day, and can teach others about not just survival, but resilience, and self-love, in a world that refuses to recognize youth as valued members of society. It will be an opportunity to recognize, celebrate, and connect youth and youth communities.

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022

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Program Evaluation and Data Visualization Workshop

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of conducting program evaluation in the youth-serving sector. It will discuss moving evaluation beyond reporting requirements to truly have an impact on both programming and the sector as a whole.

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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The Courage to Teach

The Centre for Social Innovation is hosting a one-day retreat for teachers wanting to nourish their spirits, relax their minds and review their passion for teaching and learning. There will be time for quiet reflection, listening, and responding to one another. The retreat venue is in an easily accessible location in downtown Toronto.

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022

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National Black Canadians Summit 

The Michaëlle Jean Foundation is hosting the third installment of the National Black Canadians Summit in Halifax. This event aims to create real awareness of the shared responsibility to act against exclusion and racial discrimination.

Date: July 29 to July 31, 2022

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Finance 101

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works; how someone makes, manages, and invests it. This session will focus on the fundamentals of how money works and how to apply the money rules to your personal finances.

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022

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Music and Storytelling in Indigenous and Decolonizing Methods Workshop

Senegalese artist Bo Diaw and Mi’kmaq evaluator Stephanie Francis present an interactive workshop on music and storytelling in Indigenous and decolonizing methods.

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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Nonprofit HR Crisis: Creating wage parity in community care

Wage disparity is rapidly intensifying the HR crisis in community care, but parity is both feasible and possible. Join the Ontario Nonprofit Network for a free webinar to discuss this issue and how to implement some recommended solutions.

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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Queering GBV Prevention & Intervention

Join this panel discussion about how 2SLGBTQ+ groups and organizations can build opportunities and relationships to address gender-based violence in 2SLGBTQ+ communities. How are social services currently addressing GBV against 2SLGBTQ+ people and what can we do better?

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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The First Annual African Descent Summit

The African Descent Summit is a platform that brings people of African Descent together to reflect on their common agenda and aspirations. The Summit will strengthen action to dismantle the obstacles encountered by People of African Descent in Canada.

Date: Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24, 2022

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BLK Friday

PositiveVibes T.O and All Blk Market have partnered with various Black professionals to help and provide support for new and established entrepreneurs and business owners to start and/or expand their business ventures.

Date: Friday, July 15, 2022

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Human Trafficking Prevention Seminar

The Durham Regional Police Service has partnered with the African Canadian Cultural Council Foundation and Indo-Canadian Cultural Association of Durham to present on human trafficking prevention, awareness, and intervention.

Date: Saturday, July 23, 2022

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Day of Mindfulness for Black Parents and Families

Join Tulsi Pathway & Afro Canadian Caribbean Association for a fun, full day of mindfulness for Black parents and their families at Adinkra Farm. Enjoy mindfulness activities, games, music, and art for the whole family.

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2022

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Black Youth Gala

The Toronto Youth Cabinet is holding its first Black Youth Gala to fill an identified gap for Black youth, whose accomplishments and contributions to the City are rarely recognized at events with similar objectives. 

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022

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Caribbean Governance Conference

This conference is a one-day event focusing on implementing a governance structure for the Caribbean and People of African Descent in the GTA. Presenters will discuss how to govern and build a sustainable community ecosystem to manage resources and preserve the culture and legacy of the people.

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022

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World Sickle Cell Day Advocacy Training

For the second year in a row, the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario, in collaboration with the Sickle Cell Awareness Network of Saskatchewan, and global partners, is presenting global training on advocacy best practices.

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Join the Black Queer Youth Collective on Friday, June 17, 2022, for a bonfire and fireside chat with Black Queer and Trans Leaders, Elders, and pioneers. There will be meaningful and candid discussions about Black Queer and Trans activism as we reflect on the past and image a better future past COVID-19.

Date: Friday, June 17, 2022
Contact: with any questions

Contemporary & Aversive Racism: Impact on Organizational Life & Clinical Care

This series is designed to provide information on a topic that is of broad relevance to ongoing challenges in our health professions education community. Two speakers will be invited to share research and practice on the topic.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

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