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