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  • Monday Feb 13, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Dr. Amadou Ba is a historian, political scientist, researcher and writer with a PhD in History, a Master’s in Political Science and a Bachelor’s in Education. Currently, Amadou Ba teaches in the School of Education and the Department of Political Science at Laurentian University  and teaches African History at Nipissing University. He will talk about some of the history and contributions of the Black community in Canada.  

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Tuesday Feb 14, 2023 at 6:00pm / until Tue, Feb 28, 2023

    Join Educator, Writer, Artist, Ariel Clarke for a 4-week session of virtual poetry workshops. For ages 13-18.

    With a focus on Maya Angelou and Amanda Gorman, you will be able to examine and explore Black Poets and their work to make powerful statements. You will learn multiple poetic forms to use and express your own voice as well as learn to perform spoken word. Themes include: Using your voice, the power of voice and expression, Self-identity. 

    Materials you will need: Notebook, pencil/pen, markers (optional) 

    Ariel Clarke is a Drama and Education Alumni from the University of Windsor. She went on to complete a Master’s degree in Teaching at OISE-University of Toronto. She has done various community work with marginalized/racialized youth, as well as has taught across multiple Elementary and Secondary schools in Ontario. Ariel has also done specific work in social justice education targeting systemic racism, which has allowed her to implement anti-racist and anti-colonial perspectives as part of lesson design and planning in the classroom and community. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Awesome Authors
    Saturday Feb 11, 2023 at 2:00pm

    Join local author and contest judge, Amelinda Bérubé, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning short story.

    For teens ages 13-18. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Wednesday Feb 15, 2023 at 6:00pm

    Historien, politologue, chercheur et écrivain, Dr Amadou Ba est titulaire d'un Doctorat en Histoire, d'une Maîtrise en Science Politique et d'un Baccalauréat en Enseignement. Il discutera des faits historiques relatant les contributions de la communauté noire au Canada.  

    Inscription requise. Les participants inscrits recevront un courriel supplémentaire contenant le lien Zoom avant le début du programme.