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Health Equity for Black Canadians

Unpacking the impact of anti-Black racism Anti-Black racism and systemic oppression are the leading cause of health inequities for Black Canadians. Inequities exist within many systems such as police, education, employment, health, mental health, child welfare, and further government systems. These inequities have led to disproportionality and disparities for Black Canadians. Health inequities impact Black […]

Our First Six Months~ At a Glance

In June 2020, the Kujenga Wellness Project was selected for funding with the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The first few months of the delivery of the project, the grassroots organization sought to engage the community virtually through focus groups and workshops. After three months, the core members solicited the support of an Advisory Council, co-chaired by […]

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 to January 1. It is a week-long, seven day program designed to celebrate the fruits of harvest. The Kwanzaa celebration began in the United States by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. Today, in Canada, many people celebrate Kwanzaa as they highlight the accomplishments of the year, give homage to our ancestors and our journeys, and plan for the new year.

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