Towards Race Equity in Education
The Schooling of Black Students in the Greater Toronto Area...
We Rise Together
In response to ongoing concerns about the schooling process, academic performance, and educational outcomes of Black students within the Peel District School Board (PDSB)...
The Black Experience Project in the GTA
The Black Experience Project began with a central question “What does
it mean to be Black in the GTA?”...
The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success
This series of information sheets are designed to support parents to be partners in their children’s education, from JK through to high school. These resources will help parents effectively and confidently engage with the school system to support the academic success and well-being of Black children.
Word, Sound, Power: Black Artistic Expression
Held on February 12, 2020 the event was an evening of spectacular performances showcasing Black artistic expression at York University Featuring musical performances including the R&B Ensemble under the direction of Mike Cado and the York University Gospel Choir under the direction of Karen Burke, as well as Spoken Word artists from Griots to Emcees.
Black Leadership, Partisan Politics & Social Activism
Held on February 8 & 9, 2019, the 2-day symposium brought together community leaders, activists, academics and students to discuss the limitations and possibilities of political representation and social activism for advancing Black communities. The event featured a conversation with David Austin and Amoaba Gooden facilitated by Professor Tamari Kitossa.
Everyday Activism, Critical Resistance
Held on February 15, 2018 the event featured a conversation with award-winning poet, novelist and documentarian Dionne Brand in dialogue with Toronto social activist Angela Robertson, and Montreal community organizer and author of Policing Black Lives (2017), Robyn Maynard. Together they reflected on the ways in which in their activism, people of African descent resist the daily acts of gendered, classed and sexual racialization in Canadian society.