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Jean Augustine Chair in Education

Educators to discuss education of Black youth at annual Jean Augustine Chair event, Feb. 24

Educators to discuss education of Black youth at annual Jean Augustine Chair event, Feb. 24

The annual Black History Month celebration presented by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora in the Faculty of Education will feature a discussion on "The Education of Black Youth: A National Conversation with Educators" on Feb. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event.

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

When former MP Jean Augustine (LLD '11) was elected to the Parliament of Canada in 1993, she brought with her the hopes of her community, the voices of those she advocated for and the aspirations of her ancestors. As the first Black woman elected as a Member of Parliament, she was automatically catapulted to the status of role model for the millions who would come after her.