Kujenga and Community Events

The Community Showcase The community showcase is a collaborative community event showcasing Black organizations (i.e., Black -led and Black-owned) that provide social services for children, youth, and families. Join us to learn more about the event.

Supporting Black Entrepreneurship

The Black community is filled with an ample amount of of creativity, intelligence and drive. Within Durham Region, there are a lot of small, Black owned businesses built on a foundation of these values. In recent years, especially after racial protests in the United States in 2020, our society has begun to emphasize supporting Black […]

Peer Mentor Application

Kujenga Wellness Project, Ifarada: Centre for Excellence, Durham District School Board, and Side by Side Family Services have collaborated in creating a systems navigation line to provide support, resources, and referrals for individuals within the community. This navigation line will be the first point of contact for individuals within Durham who are seeking additional resources […]

Supporting Women and Children Experiencing Violence

In Canada, women are at a greater risk than men of experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment, and sex trafficking. This risk is even greater for Black women, who for so long have been ignored and marginalized for their gender and the color of their skin. There are many challenges that Black women in particular […]


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