Tag: Black History Month

Learning and Listening for Black History Month

The audience listened intently as African, Caribbean and Black identifying (ACBi) students and staff described their lived experiences in a video presented to Education Centre staff during an event to mark Black History Month on February 11 in the St. Jacobs Learning Hub. Organized by the WRDSB Equity Working Team to help mark Black History […]

February is Black History Month

While the contributions from members of the Black community should be celebrated throughout the year, Black History Month is a special time to recognize and remember all the ways that Black Canadians have contributed to Canada’s history and culture. People of African descent have been a part of shaping Canada’s heritage and identity since the […]

Waterloo CI student named top RBC Black History Month scholarship winner

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) student Emma Cohen for receiving the top scholarship award of $5,000 by RBC for their 2015 Black History Month Student Essay. Emma is a strong social justice advocate with a passion for writing, politics and social justice issues. Making a difference and […]