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11 Jun 2016

Biking For Hope

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A bike group that started out as a small youth group has grown into a full out marathon for global change.

13 May 2016

Brothas From The 6 - Changing The Black Male Perception

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Brothas from the 6 is a group made up of black males born and raised in Toronto who aim to provide young men with positive images. Founder Jeff Martin teamed up with Kevin Johnson, David Wright, Haave Wright, Lorenzo Charlicombe, and Nicholas Barham. 

16 Jun 2015

Tamara Gordon: “If I can accomplish so much, you can achieve so much more”

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Tamara Gordon is a young lady who has been making a difference, a difference which has not gone unnoticed.

04 Jun 2015

Tough Love

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Using his military-style approach, this former marine provides diverse, high-risk youth with unconditional support and encouragement to feel and be successful. 

12 May 2015

New Organization Works To Get Permanent Residents Of Caribbean Descent to obtain Canadian Citizenship

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How did this project get started in the first place? It is quite interesting how it got started, one of our, well the co-founder of Audrey Walters, that’s the lady that you met, back in 2011 she was running as the member of parliament for the conservative party and she put a team together and of course I was part of that team. 

12 May 2015

Why Are So Many Caribbean People Not Becoming Canadian Citizens?

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With racial tensions and police brutality dominating public conversation, many Black Canadian people have felt a renewed commitment to changing the narrative, but many of them don't have the resources do so. By voting!

17 Apr 2015

Women United Network: Strength Of A Woman

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It began as a meeting of great minds and Women United Network was born. This annual event created by three friends, Makini Smith, a realtor and CEO, Angel Deen of Angel Fit & Healthy, and Monique Prince, founder of Beauty Seekrets empowers business women to reach their full potential. 

31 Mar 2015

Marcia H. Brown - Bringing The Light To Etobicoke

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Marcia Brown is an award-winning educator and executive director of the youth and community support group Trust 15.

31 Dec 2015

Move With Grace. Harry Jerome Awards Chair Looks To The Future

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Angelina Williams is the current chair of the Harry Jerome Awards. It is presented by the Black Business Professional Association and regarded as one of the most prestigious awards ceremonies within the Black Canadian community.

29 Nov 2014

Braids For Aids: Tackling HIV In The Black Community

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Stachen Frederick founded the BrAIDS for AIDS organization after feeling burdened by what she saw as an oppressive, imperialist method of addressing HIV/AIDS in the African/Caribbean community.

14 Oct 2014

Unlocking the mind of children through Charity

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In 2013, Nadine Wong received the Health Sciences Harry Jerome Award. Her passion lies in education, specifically children, and set up the Alabaster Gate Children’s Charity (AGCC) to help children in Third World countries with their educational needs.

22 Sep 2014

Men's Health: A Challenge To Take Responsibility

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Men’s health is the buzzword for the second annual conference of The Walnut Foundation, happening Sept. 27 at the Ted Rogers School of Management, at Ryerson University.

15 Sep 2014

The Excellence Conference: Building Cultural Capital

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It was a moment of disbelief. Celia Meikle, a chartered accountant, read an article in the Globe & Mail entitled “The Myth of the Brainy Immigrant” which reported that only 23 per cent of children of Latin American and Caribbean descent in Canada advance to a higher education level.

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