Learn Your Rights! Black Workers’ Rights & Realities

Learn Your Rights! advocates and supports Black workers through the Black worker’s rights information clinic. The clinic is focused on the realities of Black workers & providing resources specific to these experiences.

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

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The Black Care Conference: Knowledge Exchange

In this session, you will be introduced to The Black Care Network and the launch of its website. Additionally, you will hear about the teams’ research project examining anti-Black racism in child and youth care pre-service education.

Date: Friday, January 27, 2023

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Design TO: Building Up Black Futures

In this session, panelists from Frontier, BAIDA, and WXY Studio, will discuss the past five years of the organization and what the future holds.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Virtual Sense-making Workshop

Join the Rwandan Canadian Healing Centre for a virtual workshop on affordable housing solutions for continental African Canadians.

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2022

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Understanding Policing in Schools and Effective Interventions

Join Parents of Black Children for their upcoming Knowledge Building Workshop to get a better understanding of policing in schools and effective interventions and appeal processes.

Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2022

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Bookkeeping Wrap-Up for 2022: Prep for a Stress-Free Tax Season

Join Jami Monte for a session to chat about write offs, tax bills, and how to organize numbers. Expect to leave the session feeling empowered and better prepared for tax season.

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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Cancer Screening in the Black Community

Join Dr.Juliet Daniel, Professor and Cancer Biologist in the Department of Biology at McMaster University who will discuss approaches to combat barriers to cancer screening and racial disparities in cancer outcomes.

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022

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Five Good Ideas for Values-Driven Digital Transformation

In this webinar Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, and Katie Gibson, Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships, CIO Strategy Council, will offer tangible advice on how we can better incorporate our missions and values in our engagement with technology.

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2022

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CEE Celebration Gala

Join CEE Centre for Black Professionals as they celebrate ten wonderful years of existence under the theme “Black Flourishing.” Enjoy a night full of festivities while congratulating youth on all their accomplishments. There will be live music and performances, so please ensure you reserve your seat!

Date: Friday, December 9, 2022

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Building Resilience and Moving Forward: How Do Women Know It’s Time to Run

This webinar features a panel that will discuss what women who face gender and intimate partner violence experience, what does an Exit Pan look like, what are the key elements of one, and why is it important.

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022

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The Community Healing Project Documentary Screening at AGO

The Community healing Project Documentary engages the voices of Toronto’s most resilient young leaders, this story unravels the journey of healing within communities that have been impacted by gun violence.

Date: Friday, November 25, 2022

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Let’s Talk: Anti-Black Racism and Mental Health

Join registered Social Worker, Tracy A. Owusu-Gyimah, to talk about mental health and Anti-Black racism and expand your knowledge. In this discussion you will learn about: Mental Health vs Mental Illness, Racism and Anti-Black Racism, and more.

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

No registration required

Leading Others Through Change

For many non-profit organizations, how to think about their office space, is often an overlooked issue. In this session, Lexington Park Real Estate Capital Inc., will present how non-profits can best prepare, manage, and use their office spaces.

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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How Non-profits can Weather Challenging Economic Times

Join us while we explore how to adopt time-tested healthy habits that will help your organization navigate present and future challenging economic times.

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022

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Housing Solutions: Insights from the Financialization of Housing Lab

Join for an informative session to learn more about how systems thinking is incorporated into the solutions lab design to tackle housing affordability. The session will cover key insights and learning that emerged from the lab process.

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

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Five Good Ideas for Non-profits to Manage Their Office Space

For many non-profit organizations, how to think about their office space, is often an overlooked issue. In this session, Lexington Park Real Estate Capital Inc., will present how non-profits can best prepare, manage, and use their office spaces.

Date: Friday, November 25, 2022

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NonProfit Director Training

Consider joining this training program if you’ve never received formal governance training, are a new nonprofit board member, or you’re feeling unsettled about what may be happening on a board you serve. Better Boards helps members understand their roles and responsibilities, and learn a structured method of board management to harness better results. 

Date: November 22 to November 23, 2022

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PromoteHer: Creating Pathways for the Black Female Gen Z Workforce

This one-day conference, features a roster of amazing and talented Black women, and aims to encourage and uplift Black female youth between the ages of 16 and 25. PromoteHer aims to strengthen diversity in Canadian companies and organizations to help identify qualified Black women to overcome existing hurdles.

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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Resilient Communities Fund Info Session

NABC has partnered with the Ontario Trillium Foundation to host a Q+A about the Resilient Communities Fund. Register for this event if you think your B3 organization could benefit from this amazing opportunity

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

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Sickle Cell Summit

Join the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario for this year’s summit which will feature two days of presentations and panel discussions around equitable care and treatments for SCD. The summit will support clinicians, patients, their families, policymakers, and those in SCD community advocacy.

Date: November 4 to 5, 2022

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How to Write a Press Release for Your Organization

If your non-profit is looking to attract media attention, you need to learn how to write an engaging and clear press release. In this session, journalist and content marketer David Silverberg will guide you through the release writing process step-by-step. This workshop will support marketing/publicity representatives of for-profit or non-profit businesses or NGOs.

Date: Monday, October 24, 2022

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Sickle Cell Summit

Join the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario for this year’s summit which will feature two days of presentations and panel discussions around equitable care and treatments for SCD. The summit will support clinicians, patients, their families, policymakers, and those in SCD community advocacy.

Date: November 4 to 5, 2022

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BFUTR Global Tech Summit 2022

The BFUTR Global Tech Summit is the largest gathering of Black tech professionals in Canada. Hosted by the Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN), this event is a fusion of innovative topics, dynamic networking opportunities, and career development led by industry leaders.

Date: October 19 to 21, 2022

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Annual Health Conference on Prostate Health

The Walnut Foundation in partnership with the African Cancer Support Group in Calgary are hosting a free and virtual conference on prostate health. The theme of this year’s conference is: The Unique Prostate Cancer Issues in the Black Community and Roadmap to Successful Treatment. 

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022

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The Paradox of Truth and Reconciliation: Beyond Land Acknowledgement

The Couchiching Conference is a Canadian Institution that is known as a place for civic dialogue. They are now bringing together three speakers with diverse perspectives, to discuss how far we have come in the past decade.

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022

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Cognitive Challenges in Black People & Children/Youth with Sickle Cell

SCAGO is hosting an online discussion where Drs. Laura Janzen (Division of Hematology/Oncology, Sickkids Hospital) and Ayorinde Oyedji (Psychiatrist, Associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Queens University) will discuss the impact of sickle cell disease on cognitive functioning in children and youth and its broader impact on cognitive dysfunctioning in Black communities.

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022

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How to Apply for Affordable Housing Information Session 

With the astronomical rent increases in the city, more individuals are seeking affordable housing. Join this session if you answer yes to any of the following questions: Are you looking for affordable housing? Rent increased and challenged with making payments for other expenses? Are you a former social housing tenant? Are you in receipt of OW and finding it difficult to locate affordable housing?

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Generation Black: You’re Next!

This is a public symposium organized by ETFO in collaboration with Black community organizations and educational stakeholders. The symposium will address the urgency for recruiting Black teachers and the necessity for retaining Black educators to improve the representation of Black people in education.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Racialized Maternal Health Conference 2022

The Racialized Maternal Health Conference (RMHC) brings together clinicians, students, community members, policy makers, and researchers, for discussions on racialized maternal health. Learn and engage with relevant topics through workshops and networking events.

Date: Friday, November 18, 2022

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How to Reduce the Depth of Single Adult Poverty in Canada 

Join Maytree and Community Food Centres Canada for a presentation on the proposed Canada Working-Age Supplement, followed by a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities available to address the depth of poverty working-age single adults experience.

Date: Friday, September 16, 2022

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Afrocentric Healing Circle Project Documentary Launch

How does anti-Black racism impact the mental health of Black communities? What do we mean by Afrocentric Healing Circles? Why are they important?

Date: Friday, September 16, 2022

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Vaccines, Immunization, Sickle Cell, and the Black Community Townhall

SickKids, the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario, and its collaborators invite you to a town hall meeting to learn and provide your feedback on the subject.

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

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The Importance of Francophone Services to Newcomers and Immigrants

Why are Francophone services particularly important for newcomer and immigrant francophone populations? In this discussion, you will hear about the development of Francophone services at TAIBU Community Health Centre.

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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Observation, Engagement, Adaption & Perseverance

How did TAIBU Community Health Centre organize itself to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and what was its impact on Black and racialized communities? How was race based and socio demographic data important to monitor and plan response activities?

Date: Monday, September 12, 2022

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Black Arts Connect: Industry Insights for Artist Entrepreneurship

This session is a conversation and Q&A with Phoenix Pagliacci and Randell Adjei from R.I.S.E. They will be discussing Artist Entrepreneurship; offering practical guidance for how artists can develop business strategies to monetize and grow their careers. While also engaging in a learning exchange, and networking.

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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Black Youth Gathering: For Black youth (ages 16 to 29)

This is a free discussion forum that aims to empower Black youth ages 16 to 29 to be part of a solution-driven process addressing societal issues. Together you will raise awareness of existing struggles, systemic barriers, policies affecting Black youth, and develop youth-driven solutions to barriers and issues raised.

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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Friends of Africa Economic Summit “Overcoming a Global Recession”

Casa Foundation is excited to host the annual Friends of Africa Economic Summit. Friends of Africa is a Global platform that promotes economic and business development opportunities in emerging markets and connects start-up businesses in the Diaspora to pitch their ideas to investors and partners.

Date: October 12 to October 15, 2022

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Understanding Black Mental Health & Networking

This discussion on Black mental health takes a holistic health approach and provides a space for healthcare providers, business owners, and community workers to discuss some of the social-health and economic disparities that Black people across Canada experience and design solutions to combat these issues.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022

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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

Details here

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: [email protected] 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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